Grand Bleu de Gascogne

Thinking about purchasing an Grand Bleu de Gascogne? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Grand Bleu de Gascogne breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.

Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis.

Fundamental requirements for a being a good Grand Bleu de Gascogne owner;

Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Grand Bleu de Gascogne and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.

Questions you may want to ask an Grand Bleu de Gascogne Breeder:

It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Grand Bleu de Gascogne and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."

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Grand Bleu de Gascogne Breed Profile

The Grand Bleu de Gascogne is friendly and sociable, gentle, and independent. Its bark is loud, but fortunately it is infrequent.

Other Names: Large Blue Gascony Hound

Type: Scent Dog

Height: 23.5 - 27.5 in.
Weight: 71 - 77 lbs

Color: Black marked on white, with black.
Coat: Smooth and weather resistant

With Children: Yes
With Pets: Yes, is good with other pets and dogs.
Special Skills:

High. Grand Bassets make good watchdogs.
Guard Dog: Low.

Care and Training: Regular grooming with a brush is required.

Activity: This breed needs to go on long walks, but bear in mind that will run off and not heed your calls if it catches a hint of wild game.

Life Span: 12 years.
Litter Size: 4 - 7 puppies.

Country of Origin: France

Class: Hound
Registries: FCI (Group 6)

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