Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Synonym(s): PBGV

Contributor(s): Turner W T


General information

  • One of several French breeds from the Vendee region.
  • Robust 'Basset-like' dog with surprising alertness and enthusiasm for life.
  • Males can be difficult to socialize with other dogs, but generally makes an excellent family pet.

Biological Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs:
  • Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America: