Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Basset Bleu de Gascogne Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information See The Kennel Club Image Store: http://www.dogimages.org.uk/dmcs_search.html?find=Basset+Bleu+de+Gascogne. Hounds from France tend to come in several sizes such as Bassett (meaning short legged), Petit and Grand. This breed comes from Gascony in southwest France and is less well known than the Grand Bleu De Gascogne Grand Bleu De Gascogne. Recognized by the Kennel Club in the 1990s. Nearly became extinct in France in the early 1990s but was recreated using some larger Bleu De Gascogne. An euthusiastic, if slow, hunter with a deep and sonorous voice. Affectionate but reserved. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: https://www.apps.akc.org/apps/clubs/search/index.cfm.