It is so much fun having James with us in Europe. So far, James has been a Königspudel in Austria
and now here in Italy James is a Barboncino or Barbone!
So many people around us exclaim, "Barboncino!" and now I know they are talking to James. I do the same thing in the US - I tend to exclaim, "Poodle!" when I see a Poodle.
At the pet shop in Milan, Italy we saw this poster: