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

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France
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FCI Group 6
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Large
Avg life expectancy
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Calm / Determined

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