My name is Károly Bakó, I live in Hungary (Tata) with
my family and our dogs.
I bought my first dog - "Gréti", a bobtail bitch
- in 1992. We loved her so much, she growed up together with
our children. We lost her when she was 11 years old - we were
very sad because she was a real family member.
After Gréti, we didn't think about having another dog for a
long time. However there was born a Hungarian Vizsla litter in
my friends' vizsla kennel. My wife's childhood dream was a
I started to hunt with our vizsla male
"Apród". He made me enjoy this lifestyle,
and I thought that I could complete the usual and well-known
hunting breeds in Hungary. I found the Spinone Italiano in a
dog-book. I read and heard especially nice things about this
Fortunately in that period there was a Spinone Italiano kennel
in Hungary (Emese Boros - Berboss).
My first Spinone bitch
"Luna" was born in
this kennel, in the first litter.