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Grand Griffon Vendeen adult black and white

Grand Griffon Vendeen

This fine-nosed breed also possesses a beautiful, distinctive voice. When tracking, Grand Griffon Vendeens will not shy from brambles, but they do need to work in a large area.

About the Grand Griffon Vendeen

Grand Griffon Vendeens are scenthounds employed by hunters to chase large game, deer, roebuck, wild boar and foxes, typically in a pack or on their own.

Docile but wilful and enthusiastic, they do need some firm handling.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 6
Size category
Large
Avg life expectancy
10–15 years

Calm / Determined

Key facts

  • Training should start early
  • Patient with children and other animals
  • Needs a lot of exercise

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