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Basset Fauve De Bretagne Breed Profile

Basset Fauve De Bretagne fact file

KC Group: Hound
Size: Medium
Good with children?: Seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: Lots
Good guard dogs?: No
Moulting level: Low
Grooming: Moderate
Jogging partner: No

The Basset Fauve De Bretagne is an excellent bloodhound, originally bred to hunt in packs with French Royalty. The breed was then imported to Britain in the late 19th Century where they've become ever more popular, due in part to their affable nature and independent personality.

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Character

A courageous pack hound that will settle into a family and make a marvellous companion. The Basset Fauve is a remarkably speedy character. With their strong nose and a lively sense of independence they will happily tear around for hours ignoring your recall.

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Size

A medium-sized breed who's Standard states that they should measure 32-38cm at the withers.

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Health

Happily free from major hereditary diseases, care should be taken not to over-feed as this can place undue stress on their joints.

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Special Care

Care should be taken not to over-exercise them in their youth as this can promote serious joint issues in later life. Attention should be paid to their ears as well, keeping them clean and clear

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.