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Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

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UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin France
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 38 - 42 cm (15 - 16 inches)
Weight 18 - 20 Kgs (40 - 44 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens are well balanced with their body being slightly longer than their height at the withers. Their rough coat is medium in length and they can be tricoloured or white with any combination of lemon, orange, sable, grizzle or black markings.

Temperament

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens are happy and outgoing dogs.

Suitability

If you are considering a Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in 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

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens are also known as:
Basset Griffon Vendéen (Grand)
Large Vendéen Griffon Basset

 


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