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Basset Bleu de Gascogne

My, what a beautiful voice!

Breed
FCI-6
Scenthounds and Related Breeds
FCI
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Original Name : Basset Bleu de Gascogne

Type : Braccoid

Male size : 13½-15 inches

Female size : 13½-15 inches

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : France

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These active, agile and lively scenthounds are industrious hunters with a sonorous voice that work very well in a pack. They are affectionate and cheerful companions that need to play energetically.

Head+

Viewed from the front, the skull is slightly domed and not too broad, viewed from above, the back of the skull is pointed.

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Body+

Elongated, very firm back, short, well coupled, sometimes arched loins, slightly oblique croup, roomy chest.

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Coat+

Completely mottled (black and white), with slate blue effect. Black markings of varying size possible.

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Ears+

Fine, tucked in, ending in a point and extending past the tip of the nose.

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Tail+

Set strongly, saber-shaped.

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Hair+

Short, semi-thick, well furnished.

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New life was breathed into the breed at the end of the 19th century by huntsmen in the west of France. Preserving its characteristics as a dog from the south of the country is nevertheless regarded as an important goal. They are fairly substantially built, but not too heavy.

Did you know ?

This is a hound used when hunting with guns and sometimes for coursing, alone or in a pack, preferably rabbits and hares.

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