Grand Basset Dog Breed
Grand Basset Dog Classification:
Grand Bassets are hunting hound dogs.
Other Names: Grand Basset Griffon
Vendeen, Large Vendeen Griffon, Basset
Origins: Grand Bassets originated
in France to course hares. They are still
used today to hunt boar, deer, and to
track rabbit and hare.
Description: Grand Bassets have
long bodies and short legs. Grand Bassets
have characteristically long hair over
their eyebrows, and over their snouts
giving them the appearance of having beards
Size: Grand Basset is a medium
size dog that weighs between 39 and 44
lbs, they stand 15 to 17 inches tall at
||39 - 44 lbs
||15 - 17 inches tall
||39 - 44
||15 - 18
Coat: Grand Bassets have a wiry
coat that is white with lemon, orange,
black, tricolor or grizzled.
Disposition: Grand Bassets are
confident, courageous dogs that are affectionate.
They are nicknamed the "happy breed".
Grand Bassets are gentle with children
and truly want to please.
Type Dog: Grand Bassets are hunting
Litter Size: Grand Bassets give
birth to litters with 4 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Grand Basset require
socialization, mental stimulation and
adequate exercise daily. Grand Bassets
easily adapt to any situation and are
friendly with strangers.
Traits: Alert, courageous, confident,
Country of Origin: France
Life Span: Grand Bassets have
a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, KC(UK),