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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

A demon in the fields, an angel in the home, this passionate hunter needs to be trained from a very early age.

About the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

They are ideal over medium-sized areas, especially when hunting rabbits with the gun, although other game are just as vulnerable.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are brave and enthusiastic hunters that love to work in the bramble and scrub. They have the character of a docile little dog, but are always willing and passionate.

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

Breed specifics

Country
France
Group
FCI Group 6, AKC Hound Group
Size category
Medium
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Lively / Enthusiastic / Calm / Determined

Key facts

  • Needs a lot of exercise
  • Makes a great family dog

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