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Briquet Griffon Vendeen

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Briquet Griffon Vendeen

Overview

Originated in France, the Briquet Groffon Vendeen was bred to hunt the hare and small games. It was about to extinct aftermath of World-War-II, but it bring to its revival by the efforts of French judge of dog shows named Hubert Dezamy. Nowadays, the breed is hard to find in U.S. and as well as almost rare in its country of origin. Well built Briquet Griffon Vendeen is enduring, intense and fearless. The breed is agile, active and work very nimbly on rough terrains. It combines the power and strength in it. The distinctive coat of the breed is hallmark of the breed. Playful Briquet Griffon Vnedeen is cheerful, fun loving. Contrary to its mild nature it is a bit unruly and very self governing. The Briquet Griffon Vendeen behaves cordially with older and considerate children and other dogs as well as non-canine pets particularly those are raised with. The dedicated and devoted Briquet Griffon Vendeens are not only hard-working but also loyal and dependable. Training may be a challenging job for the said breed. Briquet Griffon Vendeen requires a lot of space to run around and can do well with a large yard. They are not fit for urban life and cannot be suitable for apartments. It requires a lot of mental stimulation and physical exercise. The Breed requires occasional combing and brushing to avoid tangling and matting. Bathe only when needed. The breed has minimal known health issues some may prone to Patella Luxation and Distichiasis. The Weight of Briquet Griffon Vendeen is 48-53 pounds and height is 19-22 inches. The Life expectancy of Briquet Griffon Vendeen is 10 to 12 years.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen History

it is offspring of the Grand Griffon Vendeen that was used to hunt big games and known as wolves and boar hunting dogs. Hunters of that era was yearned a little dog but more suitable of hunting small games such as rabbits etc. In early 1600s they started the process to down-size the Grand Griffon Vendeens. They bred smaller dogs and mix them with some little French hunting dog. The Comte d’Elva was very impressive breeder who has a great contribution to create this breed. In result he got a dog that very closely resembled to Grand Griffon Vendeens but smaller in size. Aftermath of World War-II the Briquet Griffon Vendeen was near to extinct but it was saved from extinction by efforts of French dog fancier a great contribution in this regard is of Hugh Dezamy. The breed is not recognized by AKC.

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Briquet Griffon Vendeen Life Expectancy

Normally, the Life expectancy of Briquet Griffon Vendeen is 10 to 12 years.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Appearance

The head and snout of breed is medium in size. The fairly low set ears are drooping and hanging either side of head. Lively eyes are large and coloring dark. Well pronounced eye brows are not covering the eyes. When dog is relaxing the tail held in downward, and when dog is at action tail carried up. The whole body of the dog is well proportioned and stocky. Medium in length double coat is shaggy and found in solid or mix colors; most likely it comes in light brown and fawn, white and orange, gray and white and even tri colored.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Weight and Height

The Weight of Briquet Griffon Vendeen is 48-53 pounds and height is 19-22 inches.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Temperament

Briquet is a zealous hunting dog with a great stamina and power. It is capable to pick the cold trail and hot as well. Alike its relation to Vendeen hounds’ clan it gets pleasure being outdoor with its family. These dogs are spirited and zealous and keen enthusiastic. Originally it was bred to hunt in packs as well as alone. Well built Briquet Griffon Vendeen is enduring, intense and fearless. The breed is agile, active and work very nimbly on rough terrains. It combines the power and strength in it. The distinctive coat of the breed is hallmark of the breed. Playful Briquet Griffon Vnedeen is cheerful, fun loving. Contrary to its mild nature it is a bit unruly and very self governing. These dogs are self learners and can be able to work with even most enthusiastic hunters. It is a dedicated and obedient dog and likes to work with its owner. It likes attention of owner and very affectionate. It is trainable but with motivated and positive training. They are tremendous companion, get well along with children and watchdog. a great hare hunting dog.

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Briquet Griffon Vendeen with children and other pets

The Briquet Griffon Vendeen behaves cordially with older and considerate children and other dogs as well as non-canine pets particularly those are raised with.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Care and Grooming

The Breed requires occasional combing and brushing to avoid tangling and matting. Bathe only when needed.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Health Issues

The breed has minimal known health issues some may prone to Patella Luxation and Distichiasis.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Training

The dog is a bit independent and stubborn so training is challenging. It will require immediate dominance, respect and trust to be trained successfully. These dogs need a patient, confident and experienced trainer with a serious and stern approach. These dogs never respond well to harsh or heavy handed methods of training.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Exercise

Briquet Griffon Vendeen requires a lot of space to run around and can do well with a large yard. They are not fit for urban life and cannot be suitable for apartments. It requires a lot of mental stimulation and physical exercise. It is best in rural settings where they have a large space to run and roam. These dogs love to play and just allow them outside. The breed is required a daily long walk to be happy and satisfied.

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Briquet Griffon Vendeen Recognition

This breed is recognized by FCI but not recognized by AKC.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Group

Hound.

Briquet Griffon Vendeen Litter Size

Normally litter size is 04 to 06 puppies.

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