Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen

Loveable, and intelligent, the Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen (PBGV) was bred in the Vendee region of France for hunting hair in the underbrush.

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

13-15 Inches

WEIGHT

30-35 Pounds

LIFE EXPECTANCY

13-15 Years

Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen Information

The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is a double coat breed. This breed sheds little to no hair. A compact, hardy, vivacious, and bold breed, the Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is
also active, alert, and robust.

This friendly breed displays great skill in their hunting and also makes a lovely companion. The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is always busy and lively.

It is vitally important to remember that the Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is a scent hound.

Grooming

This breed requires weekly brushing to remove loose and dead hair.

Known health issues

The Petite Basset Griffon Vendeen is prone to eye abnormalities, aseptic meningitis, epilepsy, hip and elbow dysplasia, patella luxation, hypothyroidism, and food and skin allergies.

Breed Identification

COLORS

White With Any Combination Of Lemon, Orange, Tricolor, Or Grizzle Markings

HAIR LENGTH

Medium

Breed Care

GROOMING

More than once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 1 hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Patellar Luxation, Hip Dysplasia, Hypothyroidism

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