Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand)

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The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a Scent hound breed that was bred to hunt game in the bramble filled terrain of the La Vendee district of France.

Both sexes should be of similar size, between 12.5 and 15.5 inches (32 to 40 cm) high at the withers and between 35 and 45 pounds (15 to 20 kilograms).

Like the other 3 Griffon Vendeen breeds: the Grand Griffon Vendeen, Briquet Griffon Vendeen, and the Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen; they are solid dogs also look at, Akbash that appear rough and unrefined yet casual. They have short legs, a sturdy bone structure, and a thick body that is about half as much longer than it is tall at the withers.

The double coat try, Irish Draught Horse is both long and rough. The fur on the face resembles a beard and moustache similar to that of a Scottish Terrier. They have drop ears checkout, Red Lored Amazon like many hounds share. The tail try, Pet Rat Cages is long and tapered to the end, similar in shape to a saber. The coloring is primarily white try, Metis Trotter with spots of orange, lemon, or black. They may be bicolor, tricolor, or have grizzling.


They are very extroverted, friendly, and independent hounds. PBGVs are not lazy like the Basset Hound, they are much more active and lively. They are good with children and other dogs. , Red Lored Amazon They can be rather vocal.

Like other hounds, they are stubborn and don't respond as well to training have a look at, Irish Draught Horse as some owners may like. They tend to do what they want to do unless there is a reward for them.

Health problems

The PBGV has a strong constitution, and they are a very healthy breed checkout, Pet Rat Selective ing with relatively few genetic diseases. consider, Pet Rat Cages Some lines are susceptible to Hip dysplasia, Luxating patella, or Heart Murmurs. They are prone to yeast infections in the ears. , Mastiff

They should have daily walks also look at, Pet Bird Eating Spider to burn off excess energy. checkout, Collared Aracari They need to be brushed regularly, but not daily, to avoid matting and tangles. They need regular ear look at, Lokai and Tersk Horses cleanings to prevent yeast infections.