• Abbaio is an Italian word that means "I bark". It is pronounced ah-BYE-oh.

  • I have been owned and loved by Ibizans since 2002.

  • My first litter was born in Spring 2011.

  • Home of the first Ibizan to win Best of Breed at the prestigious Morris & Essex Kennel Club. (Klementine)

  • Home to the 2011/2013 IHCUS National Specialty Field Trial BOB winner. (Elin)

  • Home to the 2017 IHCUS National Specialty Best in Show winner. (Iris)

  • Home to Westminster Best of Breed winners 2012/2014/2015/2018.

  • The first Abbaio Ibizan to attain a title was on 10.30.11 (Frances - RN)

  • The first Abbaio Ibizan to attain a championship was on 11.20.11 (Magnolia)


  • "a commitment to excellence"

    Located in the metropolitan area of Tampa, Florida, I have been involved with Ibizan Hounds since 2002. Abbaio is home to winners and placers at Westminster, AKC National Championship, Morris & Essex, IHCUS National Specialty weekend, Beezerfest, the World Dog Show and the National Lure Coursing Championship. Our dogs have won All-Breed and National Specialty Best in Shows, won and placed in groups and accumulated championships, grand championships, rally, agility and lure coursing titles. Outside of the United States, Abbaio Ibizans have won championships in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Gibraltar, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain and Sweden.
    Above all else, Abbaio Ibizans bring joy to their families as loving companions. Thanks to the dogs, the Abbaio Family has grown into a group of wonderful people who support each other with advice as well as share stories and photos regularly. Dogs are only in the show ring, on the coursing field or in other competitions for very small fraction of time, the rest of their lives are spent as beloved companions. All of my puppies are "pet" puppies, regardless of show or performance potential they must be treated as a member of the family, kept as inside dogs and provided with the best care possible. Ibizan Hounds are very adaptable and can be as at home on a large farm as they are in an apartment, it is the responsibility of the owner to make sure their needs are met no matter their living situation.
    Abbaio is not an online puppy store. Ibizan Hounds are a rare breed and not common in all areas. We welcome inquiries from any and all who are interested in sharing their life with an Ibizan, or just learning more about them. A personal meeting with me and the dogs is essential in making your final decision.


    The First Platinum Grand Champion Ibizan Hound in History!
    #1 Ibizan Hound of 2019

    All-Breed Best in Show | Multiple Reserve Best in Show
    2017 National Specialty Best in Show | 2018 AKC Royal Canin Group 3rd
    2017 & 2018 AKC Royal Canin BOB | 2018 Westminster Kennel Club BOB

    GCHP Abbaio Dream With Your Eyes Open SC HOF

    "Iris"

    CC Breed System through July 31, 2019 / #2 All-Breed

    Introducing Mallory
    #3 Ibizan Hound of 2019

    Multiple Group Winning | Multiple Group Placing
    2018 National Specialty Award of Merit | 2019 Westminster Select

    GCH Abbaio Yogurt Affairs

    CC All-All-Breed System through July 31, 2019

    **2018 IHCUS National Specialty Winner**

    2018 National Specialty Best in Show
    GCHB DC Abbaio It Girl SC HOF

    "Kendra"

    Current Class Animals


    Abbaio Zen Garden

    "Albert"

    14 points | 3 majors

    Abbaio Play Among The Stars

    "Alice"

    12 points | 2 majors

    Abbaio Slender Loris

    "Jovian"

    13 points | 3 majors

    Abbaio Mighty Duck SC

    "Marrow"

    5 points | 1 major

    Abbaio All About That Baste

    "Nyx"

    7 points | 1 major

    Abbaio Grey Gardens SC

    "Wild Eve"

    7 points | 1 major

    Congratulations to Our Newest Titleholders!

    ALICE

    New Senior Courser - September 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    SETI

    New Champion - August 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy & Chelsey Smith

    PHARAOH

    New Champion - August 2019
    Owned by Meghan Oesch & Sarah Murphy

    MALLORY

    New Bronze Grand Champion - August 2019
    Owned by Shawn Fuller & Sarah Murphy

    TINY MIRACLE

    New Field Champion - August 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    MOUSE

    New Champion - August 2019
    Owned by Dr Julia Smith DVM & Shawn Fuller & Sarah Murphy

    IRIS

    New Platinum Grand Champion - July 2019
    Owned by Diane Arbeit & Richard Zelig & Sarah Murphy

    KILLIAN

    New Rally Advanced & CGC Advanced - July 2019
    Owned by Danielle Zitterkopf & Sarah Murphy

    PHAEDRA

    New Champion - July 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    FALINE

    New Dual Champion - June 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    RAMSEY

    New Champion - June 2019
    Owned by Jeanai Ranero & Sarah Murphy

    NEWT

    New Champion - May 2019
    Owned by Vickie & Cheyenne Tippens & Sarah Murphy

    FALINE

    New Champion - May 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    GAIA

    New Champion - April 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    WILLOW

    New Grand Champion - April 2019
    Owned by Sandy & Jerry Marchelletta & Sarah Murphy

    CLARICE

    New Dual Champion - March 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    SKY

    New Champion - March 2019
    Owned by Jenn Vess & Ethan Garrett & Sarah Murphy & Nichole Bartlett

    DAHLIA

    New Champion - March 2019
    Owned by Sarah Murphy

    KILLIAN

    New Rally Intermediate - January 2019
    Owned by Danielle Zitterkopf & Sarah Murphy

    BEIGNET

    New Champion - January 2019
    Owned by Tracy Powell DVM & Sarah Murphy

    New Championship Titles Won in 2019

    January
    Beignet - Champion
    March
    Dahlia - Champion
    Sky - Champion
    Clarice - Field/Dual Champion
    April
    Willow - Grand Champion
    Gaia - Champion
    May
    Faline - Champion
    Newt - Champion
    June
    Ramsey - Champion
    Koko - Champion
    Sandy - Grand Champion
    Faline - Field/Dual Champion
    July
    Magic - Champion
    Phaedra - Champion
    Iris - Platinum Grand Champion
    August
    Mouse - Champion
    Tiny Miracle - Field Champion
    Mallory - Bronze Grand Champion
    Pharaoh - Champion
    Seti - Champion


        

    Abbaio Ibizans are incomparably beautiful, intelligent and loving hounds who excel in the show ring, on the field and on the couch. My very satisfied puppy buyers are all members of the Abbaio family!




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