Past Litters

September 15, 2022

April 30, 2022

November 22, 2021

April 6, 2021

Star 3
January 25, 2021

September 28, 2020

March 2, 2020

Spanish Bull
May 24, 2019

August 8, 2018

Star 2
April 1, 2018

February 12, 2018

Desert (Co-Bred)
December 8, 2017

November 22, 2017

September 6, 2016

September 2, 2016

David Bowie
January 11, 2016

July 2, 2015

May 4, 2015

September 5, 2014

August 7, 2013

April Fools
April 1, 2013

March 19, 2011


Ibizan Hounds are consistently one of the fewest-registered breeds in the AKC due to a relatively small and responsible community of preservation breeders who do not produce many litters each year. Because of this, you should be prepared to do your homework, speak with reputable breeders and ask to be placed on a reservation list for a future litter. Do not be discouraged if there are not puppies available when you first contact a breeder as most have several reservations before they even breed a litter. Abbaio Ibizan Hounds produces an average of 1-2 litters per year out of health-tested and titled parents with sound temperaments.

Get in Touch

If you are interested in sharing your life with an Abbaio Ibizan Hound, please contact Sarah to receive our Puppy Questionnaire to be completed and returned before being placed on a waiting list.

Litter Planned For Spring 2023!

GCH DC Abbaio Stars Align SC

CHIC #: pending
OFA Hips: Prelim Excellent
OFA CAER (Eyes): Normal
BAER (Hearing): Normal
OFA Thyroid: Normal
OFA Cardiac: Normal
Reserve Best in Show | Multi Group Winning
GCHS Abbaio Yogurt Affairs

CHIC #: pending
OFA Hips: Good
OFA CAER (Eyes): Normal w/ Breeder Option
BAER (Hearing): Normal
OFA Thyroid: Normal
OFA Cardiac: Normal
This litter is planned for Spring 2023. Beetlejuice will have his final OFA hip evaluation before breeding takes place, though his preliminary grade of excellent is indicative of normal, non-dysplastic hip joints. Beetlejuice is a medium-sized, moderately angled dog with great bone and a tremendous personality. He is a total clown who is up for adventures or naps, whatever you choose. He has proved to be an incredible lure coursing dog, and in his first year he was #2 Ibizan Hound and #10 of all sighthounds in the country, as well as one point shy of his lure courser excellent title. At 10.5 months old he was Select Dog at AKC Royal Canin National Championship. Mallory is an elegant bitch with good substance and a lovely silhouette. She is sweet and sensitive to her chosen people. She was the #1 Ibizan Hound in the country from 2019 to 2021, Best of Breed at Westminster in 2020, Select at Royal Canin 2019, 2020 and 2021, Select at Westminster in 2019 and 2021, and Award of Merit at the IHCUS National Specialty in 2018 and 2021. Mallory is a Reserve Best in Show winner and winner of 11 Hound Group 1sts, all breeder-owner-handled. She does not have interest in lure coursing, but her mother and 3 of her littermates are highly decorated dual champions. Both of these dogs are within the normal size limits for the breed with correct hard coats and wonderful temperaments. They are sound movers in all directions with good tail carriage. Puppies will be smooth-coated, most likely wild irish, pintos and whites, though irish marked (tuxedo) is possible.
Please contact me for more information!
E-mail Sarah

Litter Planned For 2023!

Multi Group Placing
GCH Abbaio Cheeseburger in Paradise

CHIC #: pending
OFA Hips: Good
OFA CAER (Eyes): pending
BAER (Hearing): Normal
OFA Thyroid: pending
OFA Cardiac: pending
Multi Best in Field
GCH DC Abbaio Reach For The Stars SC

CHIC #: pending
OFA Hips: pending
OFA CAER (Eyes): Normal
BAER (Hearing): Normal
OFA Thyroid: pending
OFA Cardiac: Normal
I am currently in the planning stages of this litter for 2023, pending final health tests for both Valentino and Katy. Both of these dogs have fantastic and sweet temperaments and love their people and other dogs. Valentino finished in the Top 20 of Ibizans his first year as a special in 2022 with multiple group placements in limited showing, including Best of Opposite Sex at the AKC Royal Canin National Championship. He has had limited exposure to lure coursing but shows much promise and enthusiasm, and we hope to continue running him in 2023. Katy is a multiple Best in Field winner who was among the top lure coursing Ibizan Hounds her first year out in 2022. Both Valentino and Katy are within the normal size limits as determined by the standard with rich color, sound movement and elegant details. They are wonderful all-around competitive dogs and terrific pets. Puppies will be smooth-coated, most likely predominantly red, but pinto or white are possible.
Please contact me for more information!
E-mail Sarah

Health Testing

Abbaio is committed to the health of our dogs and puppies. Breeding dogs are tested for hearing (BAER), vision (OFA CAER), hips (OFA or Penn Hip), thyroid (OFA) and cardiac (OFA). Most results are available to be viewed in the public database at, though I do often submit hearing, vision and cardiac testing in batches so they may not be viewable right away. Many or all of these tests are often performed on dogs I have bred but do not plan to use in my breeding program in order to have more information about the entire family. BAER hearing testing is performed on my puppies before they go to their new homes, as well as at least 1 physical and cardiac exam by my veterinarian.

Useful Links
AKC Standard
The Zit
Venus Flytrap
Stud Dogs
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)
Canine Health Information Center (CHIC)
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