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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Origin France
Classification Hound
Height 32-40cm / 12-15in
Weight 15-20kg / 25-40lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Challenging
Watchdog Poor
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals No
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Twice weekly
Feeding Normal diet
Size Small

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Description

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a small breed of dog and has a similar shape to a Dachshund, they have short legs therefore sitting low to the ground. Their tail is medium length and set high, generally carried aloft or streaming behind the dog. They have an outer coat which is wiry to the touch and a softer undercoat, they have plenty of character in their faces as they have bushy eyebrows and a shaggy beard. Their ears are pendant styled. Colours available include black, brown, sable and lemon usually on a white background.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Character

This is a delightful little dog, friendly, comical and intelligent. They do tend to have a stubborn streak though and are very brave for such a small dog. They are an extremely alert breed of dog and they enjoy chasing so not an ideal companion for smaller animals. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen loves children and is a very playful dog, they love to be kept busy and require a lot of exercise.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.