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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen


Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen breed is an active dog breed, still used as a hunting dog. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen's Behavior Source: American Kennel Club's published breed standard. Recommended for: pet, working dog The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen dog breed is a very active breed. According to the American Kennel Club's published breed standard, the dogs are: "Confident, happy, extroverted, independent yet willing to please, never timid nor aggressive." Remember that breed only provides a general clue as to any individual dog's actual behavior. Make sure to get to know dogs well before bringing them into your home. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen's Physical Characteristics Here are some of the characteristics of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen breed as determined by the American Kennel Club's published breed standard.

  • Size: 13-15 inches
  • Coat: rough, long, harsh to the touch, thick shorter undercoat
  • Color: White with any combination of lemon, orange, black, sable, tricolor or grizzle markings
  • Eyes: large, dark, somewhat oval-shaped, showing no white
  • Ears: supple, narrow, covered with long hair, folding inward and oval-shaped at the end
  • Nose: black, large, with wide nostrils
  • Tail: medium-long, high-set, tapered, hairy, slightly curved

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen's Origins and History Source: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America. Country/Region of Origin: France Original purpose: hunting hare and birds Name: descended from Griffon Vendeen breed, which was named for the Vendeen, the area of France in which the breed originated, and called Griffon, meaning wiry; bred to be smaller (petit) and lower (basset). Historical notes: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen breed, one of many small French hound breeds, goes back to the sixteenth century. The dog is descended from the Griffon Vendéen, which was larger. The breed was developed as a scenthound, used to trail and drive smaller animals, such as rabbit, hare and sometimes even birds.

 

 

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