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Basset Fauve De Bretagne

Basset Fauve De Bretagne

Breed Characteristics

Preferred Climate:Any Climate
Life Span:10-14 Years
Nicknames:Fawn Brittany Basset

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Build Information

The Basset fauve de Bretagne comes from the Brittany region of France and is a small/medium, short legged dog with a hard, dense coat that is fawn colored to dark red wheaten, depending on the season. It resembles the Basset Hound, though it is much shorter, lighter, and longer in the legs.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:26 - 40 lbs
Litter Size:4 - 5 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:No

Behaviour and Personality

Their personalities are very charming and lively, even bordering on naughtiness at times. They have a wonderful sense of smell, are very brave, can move quickly, and perfect for hunting. Likewise they are also very gentle and affectionate towards owners and adore the company of children, making them perfect family dogs.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Energy Level:Very Active
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Fawn, Wheaten, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

This dog breed is an amazing buddy to play with for kids! The Basset Fauve de Bretagne likes to hang out with children and its energetic personality and spirit makes this dog breed the perfect match for a family!

Training:Moderately easy to train
Hunting Companion:Yes
Jolly for Jogging:Yes
Ideal for Tracking:Yes