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Basset Bleu de Gascogne

Blue Gascony Basset, Bleus de Gascogne


The first and immediate impression of a Basset Bleu de Gascogne should be that of a hound with substance and staying power. Rather large, but not too heavy. A Basset (low-slung) hound of superior type, denoting great ancestry, reflecting in both form and action, the extreme physical and hunting characteristics of its ancient stem. Every point of the Basset Bleu de Gascogne is for a purpose relevant to preserving the breed and its uniqueness. Judges are asked to keep this fact in mind when evaluating the merits of an individual hound.

Active, agile and lively with a fine nose and strong hunting ability, excellent in a pack or on his own. Affectionate and happy.

Size Small
Height 13–15 inches (34–38 cm)
Weight 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg)
Lifespan 11-13 years
Colors Black & White Blue Tricolor
Origin France
Classification Purebred
Good Lapcat
Good In Apartments

Good With Children

Good with Kids: This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them.

Good With Dogs

Good With Cats

Exercise Needs


Difficult Training: The Basset Bleu de Gascogne isn't deal for a first time dog owner. Patience and perseverance are required to adequately train it.



Grooming Requirements

Low Maintenance: Infrequent grooming is required to maintain upkeep.


Moderate Shedding: Routine brushing will help. Be prepared to vacuum often!



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