Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Tawny Brittany Basset

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Basset Fauve de Bretagne
Tawny Brittany Basset
Fawn Brittany Basset

France, 1800s
Created by crossing the Griffon Fauve de Bretagne with short-legged hounds

Companion, Gundog

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years on average

Weight & Height
36 to 40 pounds & 13 to 15 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Fairly Healthy Breed

Physical Description
Medium size, sturdy dog. The skull is long and rectangular and the muzzle tapers. The nose is large and dark brown or black, the eyes are dark brown. The ears are long and the tail is sickle shaped.

Intelligent and friendly dog that gets along well with children and other pets. They should be socialized with cats when young if they are expected to do well with cats.

Needs to be trained from and early age

Living Conditions

Little grooming needed. Keep ears clean

This dog has average exercise needs

Coat Texture
Hard, Dense hairs which are short

Coat Colors






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8-10 pups per litter. Need to be socialized early

Continental Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
New Zealand Kennel Club


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Basset Fauve de Bretagne Breeders

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