KC Group: Hound
Good with children?: Seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: Lots
Good guard dogs?: No
Moulting level: Low
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.
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.
A medium-sized breed who's Standard states that they should measure 32-38cm at the withers.
Happily free from major hereditary diseases, care should be taken not to over-feed as this can place undue stress on their joints.
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.
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