Basset Bleu De Gascogne

Character and temperament

They are generally of a happy temperament, some being more shy than others. Can be high spirited and affectionate.


From France, the Basque region of Gascogne, these dogs were bred to be pack dogs used for hunting. They had a great sense of smell and strong stamina making them suitable to hunt wolves, deer and even wild boar.

General description

Has a mainly white coat that is speckled heavily with black giving a blue appearance. Also brown spots and tan markings on the head/ face. Medium sized with long backs and short legs. They are smooth coated.


It is advised that these dogs eat two small meals a day rather than one large one to avoid any potential bowel problems.


Basset Bleu De Gascogne require plenty of excerise


Their coats are designed for low maintenance and a simple brush occasionally is all that is required.


Average height (dog)
12 - 15
Average height (bitch)
12 - 15
Average weight (dog)
35 - 45
Average weight (bitch)
35 - 45
Average life expectancy
12 -14
Average litter size
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