Basset Bleu de Gascogne
Francia FCI 35

Basset Azul de Gascuña

The Basset Bleu de Gascogne It is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port

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History

The Blue Gascony Basset It was used for hunting hares and Roe deer, as well as in the hunting of pen. Over time its evolution has been constant, in both appearance and character.
There are many controversies on the origin of this dog, Since it was created from different crosses.

One theory says that the current race was created in the early 19th century by a French farmer (to the West of France) with the mixture of the Griffon breed and race great Gascony blue.

There are four recognized races as “Blue Gascony” by CRF:

  • Blue small – FCI 31
  • Big Blue – FCI 22
  • Blue Basset – FCI 35
  • Blue Griffon – FCI 32

They all derive from the junction of the Bloodhound with ancient French hounds.

The Big Blue and the Blue small they are the best-known varieties.

Physical characteristics

The blue Gascony Basset race carries much legacy of the great race that comes: The Basset. It is a very big dog, Although not too heavy (16 kg approximately). It has a not very broad and slightly domed head. His neck is quite long, slightly arched. His height is around the 34-38 centimeters.

It has black and wide nose, with the wide open nostrils. Its snout is, virtually, the same length as the skull. Their eyes are oval shaped, What gives them the feeling of being sunk, What makes them a very sweet expression, and a little sadder…

The ears of this breed are fine, a little curly, very long and finished at tip. The ear is narrow at its source, It is situated below the eye.

When is the dog standing, its tail almost touches the ground. Its fur is white mottled black spots, It must never be totally white. The hair is short and smooth. Such as dense speckled is what gives him the blue tone.

Character and skills

The blue Gascony Basset is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port. It is a great Hunter. Usually howl. It is a dog that is easily vistas, It Intelligent, clever and funny, is also very loving and joyful. It is an excellent partner you need to play regularly (plenty of exercise).

It is quite stubborn, his instinct for Hunter is very developed. It can be an excellent guard dog.

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Ratings of the Basset Bleu de Gascogne

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed “Basset Bleu de Gascogne” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

adaptation ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Dog friendly ⓘ

5.0 rating
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Hair loss ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Affection Level ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Exercise Needs ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Social Needs ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Apartment ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Grooming ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Stranger Friendly ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Barking Tendencies ⓘ

4.0 rating
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Health Issues ⓘ

1.0 rating
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Territorial ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Cat Friendly ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

intelligence ⓘ

3.0 rating
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

versatility ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Child Friendly ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Watchdog Ability ⓘ

4.0 rating
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Playfulness ⓘ

2.0 rating
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Type and recognitions:

Group 6 / Section 1.2 – Medium-sized hounds
– Federations: FCI ,KC , UKC

Alternative names:

Basset bleu de Gascogne / Blue Gascony Basset / Bleu de Gascogne / Baluer Gascogne laufhund / Blue Gascony hound

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