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Basset Bleu de Gascogne

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Basset Bleu de Gascogne





UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin France
Date of Origin Middle Ages/1800s
Height 34 - 42 cm (13 - 16 inches)
Weight 16 - 18 Kgs (35 - 40 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Basset Bleu de Gascognes are powerful, athletic dogs with an excellent sense of smell and a deep voice. Their coat is short and they have a white base colour that has black markings and mottling which gives a blue appearance.

Temperament

Basset Bleu de Gascognes are curious and affectionate but they can be reserved.

Suitability

If you are considering a Basset Bleu de Gascogne as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are not suitable for cold climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They usually get on well with other dogs
They need a lot of physical exercise.

Interesting Facts

Basset Bleu de Gascognes are also known as:
Blue Gascony Basset

 


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