Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Breed Maintenance
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen requires weekly brushing with a hard bristle brush in order to remove any loose hairs. It is recommended to bathe this breed every 6 to 8 weeks in order to maintain cleanliness. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is not hypoallergenic and is a moderate shedder. This breed does not have any significant odor. It is recommended that the nails to be trimmed every 2 to 3 weeks and for the teeth to be brushed weekly. This sprightly dog is quite an active one and requires fast-paced activity as well as intensive exercise. Since this breed relies on his hunting instinct, it is important to observe your dog while outside to prevent him from roaming off. Able to jump a good distance and to continuously dig into the ground, this lively character would fare best in a home with a large yard in order to provide an outlet for his enthusiasm. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen can reside in a versatile climate as his coat helps protect against more extreme weather. This breed requires a routine diet which will vary depending on particular needs.