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Norman Artesian Basset

Dog Norman Artesian Basset

The Basset Artésien Normand is a breed of dog originating from France, and more specifically from the region of Artois and Normandy.

The Basset Artésien Normand is a medium to small sized dog. It generally measures between 32 and 36 centimeters at the withers. Its weight generally varies between 14 and 20 kilograms. The body is well proportioned, with robust bones. It has a low, elongated silhouette characteristic of basset hounds. The back is straight and the chest is well descended. The head is broad and well sculpted, with a moderately broad skull. The eyes are large and expressive. The ears are long, set low and reach at least the tip of the muzzle. The tail is well set, carried gaily, but never above the back.

The coat of the Basset Artésien Normand is short, dense and tight. Accepted colors include white and orange, white and lemon, tricolor (white, orange and black), and lemon and white.

The Basset Artésien Normand is renowned for its gentle, friendly and sociable temperament. He is also considered a devoted dog towards his family. Although it can be a hunting dog, it is also appreciated as a pet due to its balanced character.

This breed is generally robust and healthy. However, like all dogs, special attention should be paid to diet, exercise and regular veterinary care. The Basset Artésien Normand is a pleasant companion, whether for hunting or as a pet. Its balanced temperament and distinctive appearance make it a popular choice among dog lovers.

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