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Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Dog Basset Fauve de Bretagne

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a breed of dog native to the Brittany region of France.

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a medium to small sized dog. Males generally measure between 32 and 38 cm at the shoulder, while females are slightly smaller.
The average weight generally varies between 16 and 18 kg.

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne's most distinct characteristic is its fawn coat, which can vary in shades of red from cream to red. The coat is dense, short and tight. The texture of the coat is harsh, which gives the dog a rustic appearance.

The head is relatively thin and elongated. The skull is flat and the stop is moderately marked. The eyes are medium sized, dark, and have a lively, intelligent expression. The ears are set low, long, thin and hanging.

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne has a well-proportioned body with a straight back line. The chest is deep and descends to the level of the elbows. The tail is set high, carried gaily and slightly curled.

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is known for its friendly, affectionate and cheerful temperament. He generally gets along well with children and other pets. He is an energetic and curious dog, with a good hunting instinct. He can be independent but is generally sociable.

Although the Basset Fauve de Bretagne has a stocky appearance, it is active and needs regular exercise. Daily walks and stimulating play are important to meet his needs for exercise and mental stimulation.

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is an excellent hunting dog. He is fast and agile, and he has excellent flair. It is used for rabbit, deer and wild boar hunting.

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