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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Temperament and Lifespan

Compact, robust, lively and courageous breed of Griffon is active and strong dog. They are consistent, like looking for adventures and very irritable and independent. This unique breed shows great skill in hunting, as well as being a great companion.

The dogs require human interaction and attention. They are very intelligent, charming and can be very capricious. This breed usually gets along with other dogs, but is not recommended for homes with cats or other pets, they will treat them as prey. They get along with children and a few friendly strangers.

The average lifespan of this breed is about 12-14 years.

How Much Does a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Cost and Price Range

Be ready to pay $1000-$1800 for a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed as it is really unique dog. The show quality will cost you even more in comparison with the pet quality puppies. The same is about breed dogs which cost more than the pet quality.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Colors, Shedding, Full Size and Average Weight

This is a small dog with short legs. The head is long with a square muzzle. The nose is black or brown. The eyes are large and dark. Ears are rather long, drooping, and have long hair. The neck is long. The tail is thick at the base and thin at the end. Basset Griffon has a beard, eyebrows and mustache. The color can be white, black and white, tri-color.

Height for males: 32-40 cm, females: 32-40 cm.

Weight Dogs: 15-20 kg, females: 15-20 kg

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Breed Characteristics, Information and Facts

These dogs are considered to be descendants of the ancient Gallic hounds. Even in the middle of the XIX century, the Basset Griffon Vendeen was very similar to the kind of basset hound. The difference between these two species is not only in size but also in some of which breed characteristics. The most important feature, which allows you to distinguish between the basset griffon vendeen is the ears - in a small Basset Griffon Vendeen ears are shorter than in the large one. This breed appeared in the 16th century in the region Venden in France. Dog was used to hunt small game by scent. They were very capable hunters in all weathers and on any terrain. They are the smallest of the four breeds of hounds from France. Today, this dog breed is a relatively rare breed, but has been steadily gaining in popularity.

Basset Griffon Vendeen is a charming and strong dog. Training is essential as it can be stubborn. This breed loves to bark. The dog has a lot of energy and stamina. They have to be trained every day. They also love good long walks.

 
 
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