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Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Group: Hounds (Group 4)
Club: Hound Club Of Victoria Inc (Group 4)
Contact: Mrs Susan Santoro
Phone: 0416 740 888

About the Basset Fauve de Bretagne


Background The Basset Fauve de Bretagne, also known as the Tawny Brittany Basset, was developed in France in the 1800s to hunt small game both by scent and by flushing the game.

Average Lifespan The average lifespan of the Basset Fauve de Bretagne is approximately 12 to 14 years.

Breed Personality/Characteristics/Temperament The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a quiet dog that is affectionate, yet strong-willed, and so will require determined training.

Compatibility with other pets This dog gets along well with children and other dogs and animals. In common with most other dogs, it needs to be introduced when young to cats and other household pets.

Care Requirements The dogs of this breed have an average need for exercise. Let them romp and play regularly. Remove excess hair in the ear passage and keep the claws short. Comb the hair regularly and have it plucked professionally about twice a year (depending upon the condition of the coat) or pluck it yourself.

Ideal Owners/s They are friendly and amenable making them ideal family pets. They are good with children but equally good with older people who are able to provide them with moderate amounts of exercise. As with all dogs, young children and pets should always be supervised when together. 

In Conclusion Now you know a little about the Basset Fauve de Bretagne and have decided this is the dog for you or you want more information, make contact with the breed club or your State controlling body for purebred dogs. They will be able to give you information about available puppies and also suggest dog shows where you can see the breed and speak to breeders. In this way you will gain a better perspective of the breed and its needs.

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