The specially trained dogs used for truffle hunting belong to various breeds or even mixed breeds. Each one of those has their own characteristics with regards to hunting, the types of truffle they are used for but also with the regards to the different environments and the season of hunting. , τα είδη τρούφας που αναζητά αλλά και για το διαφορετικό περιβάλλον και την εποχή της αναζήτησης.

Training a dog for truffle hunting takes time and money. Their training starts from a young age with special diet, practice and daily training. They have to be at their best shape to perform properly.

However, even dogs that belong to breeds meant for truffle hunting may not perform properly.


The proper dogs are chosen after trials and according to their capabilities.