Basset Fauve De Bretagne

Character and temperament

Very intelligent dogs, but can be selectively deaf! They are compatible with children and other animals. Basset Fauve de Bretagne are happy and friendly dogs who love being part of the family.

Origin

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne originated in Brittany, France in the 19th century.

General description

Basset Fauve de Bretagne are the typical basset shape, with a long body and short legs. They have a thick, course coat.

Food

Easy to feed but needs monitoring to ensure they do not become overweight.

Exercise

Daily walks recommended

Grooming

Basset Fauve de Bretagne need grooming once a week and a regular visit to a professional groomer. The excess hair around the ears needs to be trimmed regularly.

Other information

Basset Fauve de Bretagne are still used to hunt rabbits in France.

Stats

Average height (dog)
12-15
Average height (bitch)
12-15
Average weight (dog)
35-40
Average weight (bitch)
35-40
Average life expectancy
12
Average litter size
6
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