Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

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The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a medium-sized hunting dog, of slightly elongated basset build, but harmonious and elegant. The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen has straight limbs and its gait is characterized by a clear and harmonious movement, giving an impression of robustness.

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Hair type Half-long
Origin France
Template Average
Head shape Long
Weight and size
Sex Weight Cut
Female From 17 kg to 20 kg From 39 cm to 43 cm
Male From 18 kg to 20 kg From 40 cm to 44 cm
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History of the breed

the   Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen descends from large griffins , like many bassets. This breed began to be the subject of extensive selections from the end of the 19th century . We then looked primarily for subjects with straight legs, as recommended by the count of Elva. Paul Dezamy then set about developing the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen so as to improve his hunting qualities. This dog has thus become more and more versatile and, thanks to its speed, has been used for furry game of various sizes: hare, rabbit, wild boar … Representatives of this breed have also distinguished themselves in several repeated in competitions, such as the European hare cup during its 5th edition. The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen breed was definitively recognized by the FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale) on January 17, 1967.

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Physical features

His coat: flat, not excessively long, hard in texture, not silky or woolly. Forming fringes but not too profuse. The eyebrows are full, but without covering the eyes.
Its color: unicolour (tawny or charcoal sand), two-tone (black with white spotting, black and tan, black and sand or fawn with white spotting), or tricolor (fawn with black coat and white spotting).
His head: elongated and without heaviness. The stop well marked, the nose well out, the nostrils well open and black (brown in some dogs with white and orange coats), the muzzle ending in a square and longer than the skull, the drooping lips and covered with mustaches.
His ears: set lower than the line of the eye, flexible, narrow, not very thick, with oval and elongated ends.
His eyes: oval, dark in color, large, displaying a lively, friendly and intelligent gaze.
His body: slightly longer than the height at the withers (can be written in a rectangle). The back is long, broad and straight, the withers slightly protruding, the solid and muscular loins, the ample and well let down chest, the rounded ribs and the rather full flank.
Its tail: thick at its attachment and gradually tapering towards its end, attached high, of good length, carried saber-shaped or slightly curved, without being curved.

Behavior and character

Affectionate
Calm
Protective
Independent
Hunter
Barks / howls

Behavior with others

Cohabitation with children
Sociable with other animals
Love strangers

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a dog that nourishes a real natural passion for hunting . Determined and reckless , he does not hesitate to venture into the bushy and bramble-strewn terrain to accompany the shooting hunter. The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is appreciated as much for its courage as for its speed . He is also faster than most bassets. He also has a strong head side which requires intelligent and firm management on the part of his master. This born hunter is also a pleasant companion dog, a role which is increasingly devolved to him nowadays.

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Education

Clever
Obedient

Learning to recall is extremely important for this active and somewhat stubborn dog. The education of the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen requires great firmness , but no form of brutality .

Living conditions

Suitable for apartment living
Good for new masters
Love it hot
Love the cold

the   Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen   largely prefers a living environment close to nature to an urban one, but he can adapt to it if he is sufficiently out and stimulated on a daily basis and if he can have a large enclosed space to exercise.

Health

Solid
Ease of gaining weight

the   Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen   is a strong and resistant dog. He is in good health and has no predisposition to disease, but the risk of ear infections should never be completely ruled out.

Hypoallergenic breed

No

Litter size

Between 2 and 4 puppies

To protect yourself from these risks and insure your companion in the event of health problems, Woopets recommends insurance for Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen dog .

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Life expectancy

Minimum: 10 years

Maximum: 12 years

The life expectancy of a Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is, on average, between 10 years and 12 years.

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Maintenance and hygiene

Ease of maintenance
Cost of maintenance
Hair loss
Drool level
Ease of grooming

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a dog whose maintenance is not particularly restrictive . He calls for basic care which must nevertheless be provided on a regular basis.

It is recommended to brush the dog twice a week . The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen does not hesitate to sink into the vegetation, it is important to carefully examine its skin and the inside of its ears to look for and remove any debris and parasites.

Price and budget

Purchase price

Mini
700 €
Maxi
900 €

The purchase price of a Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is between € 700 and € 900.

Annual maintenance cost

Mini
NC
Maxi
NC

The annual maintenance cost of a Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is between NC and NC.

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Physical activity

Athletic
Energy level
Potential to play

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen needs to stay active on a daily basis , with long and frequent walks , ideally on natural grounds (woods, scrub, etc.).

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FCI Information

FCI No.

33

FCI Group

Group 6: Hounds, Blood Test Dogs and Related Breeds

Recognized by FCI

Since 1967

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