Dog breeds Group 6 - Section 1.3 FCI - Small-sized Hounds

Dog breeds Group 6

Section 1: Scent hounds

The group 6 of the FCI is reserved for hound-type dogs, and related breeds. When live prey were hunted, other dogs with different specialties were used, depending on the type of hunting.

Hounds were trained and bred to persistently track and hunt big game., while trail dogs were supposed to track and locate injured prey. Today, However, most of the dogs of these breeds are “In use” like family dogs.

The FCI ⓘ (Federation Cynologique Internationale) recognize 337 races and each is ‘property’ from a specific country, where it had its origin. All of them are included in 10 Groups under a registration number, a section number and a group number.

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
  • Section 1.3: Small-sized Hounds.

Today there are three categories of dogs Scent hounds; Large-sized Hounds, Medium-sized Bloodhounds and Small-sized Bloodhounds. In this box we will focus on all breeds of Small-sized Hounds.

1 Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Breeders of Basset Fauve de Bretagne in Spain

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne has a loose and lively temperament

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne descends in a direct line from “Big Fawn of

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2 Basset Hound

Basset Hound

The Basset Hound is a very happy dog, good and very sociable

The origin of the Basset Hound It, without a doubt, French and one of

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3 Beagle


The main fault of the Beagle is disobedience. He is very stubborn and playful.

The origins of the Beagle they are confused and remote. In the year

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4 Blue Gascony Basset

Blue Gascony Basset

The Blue Gascony Basset It is a dog with an excellent sense of smell, Active, Agile and good port

The Blue Gascony Basset It

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5 German Hound

German Hound

The German Hound It is a fairly frequent dog in its country and very rare outside its borders.

The first written traces of the Hound

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6 Grand basset griffon vendéen

Grand basset griffon vendéen

The Grand basset griffon vendéen is tenacious, brave and a little stubborn.

The Grand basset griffon vendéen have been through more than 400 years

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7 Norman Artesian Basset

Norman Artesian Basset

The Norman Artesian Basset is a minor hunting dog

The first written mentions of a basset hound date back to the 16th century. In

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8 Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is a very strong race.

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen It is a small size hunting dog

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9 Small swiss hound

Small Bernese hound

Small Bernese hound

The dog Small swiss hound, little stimulated, often becomes an annoying pet that can be difficult to train.


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10 Westphalian Dachsbracke

Westphalian Dachsbracke

The Westphalian Dachsbracke It is mainly a hunting dog that maintains an active temperament and a great need for exercise.

The dog

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