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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

These short, happy hounds are good-natured and extroverted. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a French breed originally utilized in hunting hares. Their rough coat lets them run through underbrush and other harsh conditions, while also conferring a characteristic -- and cute -- beard and mustache.

About this Breed

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a French scent hound developed first and foremost to hunt small game over the rough and difficult terrain of the Vendeen region. To function efficiently, he must be equipped with certain characteristics. He is bold and vivacious in character; compact, tough and robust in construction. He has an alert outlook, lively bearing and a good voice freely and purposefully used.

Height

Male: 13-15in

Female: 12-14in

Weight

Male: 33-44lb

Female: 31-42lb

Most Closely Related Breeds

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Oliver
  2. Puppy 191841
  3. Reglisse
  4. zam

For Females

  1. Annie
  2. EBH's Yoruichi

Common Locations

  1. Iowa, United States
  2. Arkansas, United States
  3. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Frankrijk
  4. California, United States
  5. Frankrijk
  6. Maine, United States
  7. South Carolina, United States
  8. Washington, United States

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