meet theGrand Basset Griffon Vendeen


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Did You Know?

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen has been assigned the Hound Group designation.

Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen's have been trained for mantrailing in Europe and the USA.

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a french scent hound.

From the May 2007 Board Meeting - The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen will be eligible to compete in Companion Events effective January 1, 2008

Grand Basset Griffon Vendéens are hunted in packs like foxhounds and beagles.

What does the name "Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen" mean? Grand- the larger of the two bassets, Basset- low to the ground, Griffon- describes the type of wire coat, Vendéen- the state in...

There are 4 Griffon Vendéen breeds; Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen 15 inch, Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen, 17 inch, Briquet Griffon Vendéen 22 inch, and Grand Griffon Vendéen 26 inch....

From the February 2013 Board Meeting - The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen was approved to compete in the Miscellaneous Class effective January 1, 2014. The Grand Bassett Griffon Vendeen Club...

Up until the 1970's the Petit and Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen were interbred. Litters were evaluated at one year of age to determine it the pup was a Petit or a grand.

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a hound with a wire coat, like a terrier's coat, and needs to be hand striped each year.

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 2004.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black & Tan 018
Fawn 082
White & Black 202
White & Gray 210
White & Grizzle 221
White & Lemon 211
White & Orange 213
White & Sable 215
White Black & Tan 219


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code