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Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen


The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen dog breed, or PBGV, originated in France and originated in the 16th century. The breed was developed to hunt rabbits and hares in the difficult areas of the Vendée region. The PBGV has a rough, water-resistant coat that protects it from the harsh terrain in which it hunts. The breed is still popular as a hunting dog, but is also increasingly being kept as a companion dog.


The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a happy, lively and energetic dog. The breed is known for its curious and playful nature, always looking for adventure. PBGVs are intelligent and have a strong personality.


The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen breed is generally healthy and has an average life expectancy of about 12-14 years. However, as with all breeds, certain health issues can occur. Potential health issues in the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen include hip dysplasia, eye problems and allergies.

It's important to schedule regular vet visits to make sure your Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen stays healthy. It is also important to provide a balanced diet and plenty of exercise.


A Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen's coat needs regular maintenance to prevent tangles and clumps. Regular brushing and combing is necessary to keep the coat in good condition. In addition to grooming, the dog also needs regular bathing.

Nails should be trimmed regularly to prevent them from getting too long and breaking. The teeth should be brushed regularly to prevent dental problems.

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