↑Barber, Lillian S., The New Complete Italian Greyhound, p.5 (1993, Italian Greyhound Productions) ISBN 0-9611986-2-1
↑Shields, George (1891). "The Italian Greyhound". The American Book of the Dog. Rand, McNally. ms. 629. "History has not told us with any degree of certainty when or where this delicate, sensitive, and graceful little animal originated"