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Basset Artesian Normand

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Basset Artesian Normand

Overview

One of six breed of French Basset, Basset Artesian Normand sometimes also misspelled as Basset Artesien Normand. The French breeds of basset kind are known for their short legs, it descended from many different local hounds of France, especially Artois and Normandy hounds. It is most popular and common breed inside the France but rare out of France. The breed has some other names that are as Artesian Norman Basset, Basset Artesiano de Normandia, Basset Artesien Normand, Basset artesian Normand. It is comparatively lighter than Basset Hounds but it is reminiscent of the breed. It encompasses a short body that is twice as long as its height. With fat and heavy legs it has rather dewlapped but brawly necks. With distinctive sternum chests are rounded. Head of the breed is domed shaped and cheeks are hairy and eyes are larger. Ears are cone-shaped and are somewhat larger and soft, large noses are black and rather distinctive. The tail is tapper with a saber curve. Coat of the breed is short that may be bicolor orange and white or tricolor, orange white and tan. The coat of the Basset Artesian Normand is short and smooth that is easy to groom. Its feet are white in general. Excellent in intelligence the Basset Artesian Normand is moderately easy to obedience training. Though breed is stubborn, bold and fearless while at hunt but is quite gentle with kids while at home. It makes a fine house and family dog that is rather reliable and dependable dog. It is denoted as good with children and may be cordial to other dogs, pets and non canine pets if raised together. However, it is not recommended with smaller animals at home if not raised together. It is a stubborn and excellent hunting breed which is rather energetic and self-determined so it will always require a firm, consistent, confident and calm owner with positive approach. It must be taught carefully with consistency and firmness so it cannot grow behavioral issues in it. The abundant of exercises on daily basis is sufficient to keep its mental and physical health well. Rarely it can be aggressive toward humans, also tends to be loyal and protective to owner. They are usually attached to their owners and its family as well. Basset Artesian Normand height is 10 to 14 inches and weight is about 33 pounds. Life Expectancy of Basset Artesian Normand is about 13-15 years. In 1911, the breed was recognized.

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Basset Artesian Normand History

Basset Artesian Normand is one among the six French recognized basset breeds that are originated in Normandy and Artois and dating back to 1600s. by the twentieth century the Basset Artesian Normand was developed into two distinct lines, one is straight-legged and crocked-legged, the droopy eared are companion and show dogs. Famous breeder of France named Leon Verrier was developed standard of the present era, it has mix traits of both lines. The breed was come into recognition in 1911.

Basset Artesian Normand Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy of Basset Artesian Normand is about 13-15 years.

Basset Artesian Normand Appearance

Basset Artesian Normand resembles a Basset Hound but somewhat lighter than Basset hounds. . It encompasses a short body that is twice as long as its height. With fat and heavy legs it has rather dewlapped but brawly necks. With distinctive sternum chests are rounded. Head of the breed is domed shaped and cheeks are hairy and eyes are larger. Ears are cone-shaped and are somewhat larger and soft, large noses are black and rather distinctive. The tail is tapper with a saber curve. Coat of the breed is short that may be bicolor orange and white or tricolor, orange white and tan. Its feet are white in general.

Basset Artesian Normand Weight and Height

Basset Artesian Normand height is 10 to 14 inches and weight is about 33 pounds.

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Basset Artesian Normand Temperament

Excellent in intelligence the Basset Artesian Normand is moderately easy to obedience training. Though breed is stubborn, bold and fearless while at hunt but is quite gentle with kids while at home. It makes a fine house and family dog that is rather reliable and dependable dog. They are with a deep barking attribute and can bark aloud when an unfamiliar, unknown or stranger approaches, but latterly it can welcome warmly. Obedient and good natured, not only an excellent hunter but also a great and valuable companion dog. A pretty number of owner/breeder within France like to have this typically smaller hunter and can warmly welcome him at their houses as the member of their families. It comes with tremendous noses that loves to use it and go after an ravishingly interesting scent so be cautious it does not go astray while off-leash outside. It can cordial and coexist peacefully with other breeds, they used to live in packs in native land of France. If it is well socialized with cats and other pets at homes in their puppyhood it can gets along with them gently. It is a stubborn and excellent hunting breed which is rather energetic and self-determined so it will always require a firm, consistent, confident and calm owner with positive approach. It must be taught carefully with consistency and firmness so it cannot grow behavioral issues in it. The abundant of exercises on daily basis is sufficient to keep its mental and physical health well. Rarely it can be aggressive toward humans, also tends to be loyal and protective to owner. They are usually attached to their owners and its family as well.

Basset Artesian Normand with children and other pets

Gentle, brave sociable and cordial dogs of Basset family, it comes with a strong sense of smell. It usually likes to be attached with its owner, family and children within family. It never has a problem to live with other dogs because they are raised in groups. If it is well socialized with other pets at homes during their puppyhood they were not offer any problem. It can bark only at strangers, this quality makes them rather good watchdog. It has tendency to chase after an interesting smell so it must not be off-leash in public, and it can chase smaller animals. At the end it is denoted as good with children and may be cordial to other dogs, pets and non canine pets if raised together. However, it is not recommended with smaller animals at home if not raised together.

Basset Artesian Normand Care and Grooming

The coat of the Basset Artesian Normand is short and smooth that is easy to groom. For removal of dead hairs occasional brushing is necessary. Bath and shampoo is just when it feels necessary. Toenail should be short and ears must be cleaned time to time.

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Basset Artesian Normand Health Issues

Basset Artesian Normand’s Long back can be sensitive for disk disease.

Basset Artesian Normand Training

The breed stands on a distinctive position of intelligence excellence so it might be easy to train in obedience. It is moderately obedient dog. It is one among all scent hounds that is easy to train with best results. But sometimes some Basset Artesian Normands can be rather obstinate and display choosy listening. When the breed will listen and obey its owner, it mostly favors to do what he wishes rather than what its master’s wish. Food reward training is best for the breed. It is a stubborn and excellent hunting breed which is rather energetic and self-determined so it will always require a firm, consistent, confident and calm owner with positive approach. It must be taught carefully with consistency and firmness so it cannot grow behavioral issues in it.

Basset Artesian Normand Exercise

The abundant of exercises on daily basis is sufficient to keep its mental and physical health well. Basset Artesian Normand wants daily walks but it must be on-leash when in public due to its excellent scenting capability. It may chase and run after an interesting smell so must be kept on leash. With sufficient exercise, it is good for apartment livings and fairly active indoor and can do well at least with a small yard.

Basset Artesian Normand Recognition

The breed is recognized by CKC, FCI, NKC, APRI, ACR, DRA.

Basset Artesian Normand Group

Hound.

Basset Artesian Normand Good Names

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