Controlled the French Basset of short hair raising began in the Decade of 1870. On the basis of the Basset had, apparently, common origin, the Couteulx Canteleu He established a utilitarian type of straight front limbs known as of Artois, While Louis Lane developed a more spectacular kind, crooked front limb, known as Normandy.
It was in the 1924, It takes the name Basset artesian of Normandy, referring both to the race, as the club. Léon Verrier, who took the leadership of the club in 1927, at the age of 77 years, He wanted to strengthen the characteristics of the breed of the type of Normandy, and in 1930 in the book of standards for dogs flows, both are race of the Artois Hound, as of the Artesian-Norman Basset.
Basset artésien normand / Artesian-Norman Basset
Group 6 / Section 1 – Hounds of small size
The family of the Basset hound. Slim body and short limbs. The head has a squalid appearance because her cheeks are formed only by skin. The eyes are large (I) dark. The ears are so long as the snout, ending at tip. The neck has a slight double chin. The tail is long and wide at its base.
Their short legs allow you to delve into the denser undergrowth to leave his hideout dam, which can do a larger dog. Preferably hunting rabbits, but you can also catch both hares, as a deer. While, has no speed, Yes it has very accurately in their movements. Their weight is between the 15 and 20 kg., and its appeal among 30 and 36 centimeters.
It is very dog very appreciated by hunters.
Character and skills
The Basset Artésien Normand is a minor hunting dog, used to hunt with shotgun. Both hunting alone or in a group, giving the signal with barks taught his master where is the dam.
It is a dog obedient, courageous and determined. Friendly and kind with children, What makes him to be a trustworthy pet.
Its bark is strong and it will be used to alert of the presence of strangers, It will however give a pleasant welcome to persons of their trust.
Their sense of smell is highly developed, so we will have to be careful when we paseemos with him by a forest or place containing odors or trails to follow, It is easy that the artesian Basset away from our sight.
Gets along well with other canine members, even with cats, If it has been socialized with them from puppy.
The training has to be firm and constant as is a very stubborn dog. We provide rides on a daily basis so you exercise your muscles and their attitudes.