BASSET Griffon Vendeen October 22, 2013 at 12:36 am



To start with a few lines about the name of the breed. The word ‘ basset ‘ comes from the French word ‘ bas ‘ and is referred to as ‘ small , short ‘ . Thus, as the French Basset cynologists and breeders call all (except dachshunds )  dogs . Basset Griffon Vendeen is a wire-haired dog , hence the name , and large and small Vendeen word ‘ Griffon ‘, the French specify only a rough hunting dogs and relatively long hair.The word ‘ Vendeen ‘ indicates the origin of the breed, which originated in the Vendée (fr. Vandee ) in western France.Bassets Gryffindor come in a straight line from the large French Haired hound , called ‘ Grand Griffon Vendeen ‘, and have grown quite recently, in the 90s of the XIX century at the court of Count D’ Elve . In France, has always hunted rabbits , foxes , wild boars and deer , so it was very common and there is still breeding dogs used for hunting . Unfortunately, while griffons are mentioned in the Middle Ages , and later through the work of d’ Elve and Dezamy ( race divided into two sizes ) have become quite popular , however, after the fall of the French aristocracy breed almost disappeared. The renewed interest in it appeared only in the twentieth century. Established the existence of BGV club , which is responsible for taking care of breeding dogs in accordance with the standard and expected utility .

Basset Griffon Vendeen is an excellent hunting dog, characterized by a very loud voice, reaching the highest rate of bassecich fellows, very brave, very stubborn and incredibly durable.Dogs are always appreciated for the opportunity to use them as hounds on a rabbit. Hunters appreciate their bitterness and passion for hunting.


Not differ much from that to which the dogs were created. Therefore, it is worth remembering that, despite the grace, beauty and a friendly and cheerful disposition are still hunting dogs. Yes, dogs can accompany and family, and helps them with their gentle, curious, friendly and lively disposition.Undoubtedly, the disadvantage is their rebellious nature, because not willingly submit to the owner. BGV has an opinion, so you should have it who will find enough time to line them up and properly educate and provide them with the maximum amount of exercise and activity.This dog looks sweet roztrzepańca inventors also owes its popularity to being a companion uncomplicated childhood games. Not really bothered him a little soft at the beginning of babies, handle them through agility and strength


Petit and grand do not differ only increase , because the pattern also shows a few other differences in appearance between representatives of the two races.Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen is a dog , like all Bassets for longer than tall , elongated head, black or in white- colored with brown nose pomorańczowo . Ears granda are flexible , narrow and thin , curled inward. Neck fairly long, without hanging jowls , and well muscled . Straight, a line clearly reaching the bottom of the chest elbows . It is completed by thick at the base , high- set tail , which must be worn curved saber upwards.Coat grandee is hard, and the dogs tend tricolor coat , sand with osmoleniami , fawn with sieving , sieving black with white , black and tan . It is important for dog had strongly marked , protruding brows.Petit , in turn, is a dog with an elongated silhouette , while the high and proudly worn head. Petit head slightly convex , with quite marked occipital protuberance and abundant feathering . Petita eyes are large , dark, keen-eyed . Eyebrows should be generous but can not obscure the eyeballs.The ears should be thin , soft, set above the eyes , long, oval- ended , covered with long hair . Neck petita as in granda must be strong , long and without dewlap . The top and bottom line also do not differ in appearance from the grandee . The tail should be set up , less than grandee , not too thick at the base and carried jauntily up.Petita coat is hard, medium length , can not be woolly or silky . Approved coat is white with black patches , black and tan , fawn or orange with white markings , with black overlay or not, and tricolor . In the dialect of hunting and the canine coat color is defined as the hare , badger , wilczate or wilds .

How all this and BGV are fairly healthy breed, so other than a basset hound they do not suffer from skin problems, spinal or eye problems. However, like all dogs with drooping ears tend to have problems with ear infections. When it comes to hereditary diseases recommend buying dogs studied example of heart disease, hip dysplasia or eye parents, only reputable and affiliated to the FCI cultures.

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