Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Type: Scent Hound

Height: 12-15 inches

Weight: 36-40 lbs

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Country of Origin: France

Activity: Moderate

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Description: The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a medium sized dog with a wiry coat. The French hounds ears are long and just reach its nose.  The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is and outgoing dog who loves to be with his family. The Basset Fauve de Bretagne has a deep chest, is longer than it is tall, and has strong hindquarters.

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Other Names: Fawn Brittany Basset

Colors: Fawn or red.

Coat: Wiry

Temperament: Friendly and Outgoing.

Special Skills: Good scenting ability.

Care and Training: Weekly brushing of the coat.

Special Needs: Keep on a leash as they are likely to dash off after a scent. A fenced yard.

Living Environment: Rural or suburban home.

Health Issues: No known health issues.

History: The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a French hound that was and still is used to hunt small game.

Registries: FCI (Group 6), UK Hound Group