Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Breed Profile

Basset Griffon Vendeen Petit

KC Group Hound

Size Medium

Good with children? Unknown

Good guard dogs? Would bark

Moulting level Medium

Grooming Light

Exercise requirement Lots

Jogging partner No

Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Breed Profile

A happy go lucky little dog who loves to be active. The Basset Griffon Vendeen Petit are independent and although always aim to please, they aren't naturally obedient so potential owners need patience and tolerance.
Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Character

Males often fight amongst themselves for 'top dog' recognition from their owners. But generally they are an alert and enthusiastic dog.

Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Size

The Breed Standard states they should be 33-38cm height. A small, low to the ground breed.

Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Health

The breed has a tendency to suffer from back pain. Epilepsy has been known in the breed although selective breeding has reduced the occurence. They are expected to live for around 12 years.

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Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) Care

As a breed they prefer cool weather to humid heat. They're not demanding with regard to feeding but for the first year of their lives Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens require an adequate diet to ensure good growth. Quite vocal dogs.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.