The Grifón Vandeano Pequeño or Small Basset Griffon Vendeen It is a small size hunting dog (Petit), under (Basset), hard hair (Griffon) of French origin
It was a race used, mainly, for hunting rabbits due to its large olfactory.
It was developed from the Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen, larger copy, heavy and long.
In the past, often to raise both races together, was in 1975 crossing them was prohibited-law, Although they could still born puppies with characteristics of both races in a same litter.
In France, It was a popular hunting dog for nearly a century (origin s. 16TH); However, the breed is relatively new in other regions.
It is a small dog with a rustic look and unkempt nature, hard and rough hair. Their eyebrows, beards and mustaches are wooly. White base, with black spots, Orange or grey.
Grifón Vandeano Pequeño (Hounds of small size)
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