Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Synonym(s): PBGV Contributor(s): Turner W T Introduction Biological Data Introduction 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 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. Pepper G Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen. TFH. 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/. Basset Griffon Vendeen Club: www.bgvclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America: www.pbgv.org.