Welcome to the PBGV Club of America website; home of the rough coated French hound. Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is pronounced "Puh-TEE Bah-SAY Gree-FOHN VON-day-uhn."

The name describes the basic characteristics of the breed as:

  • Petit: Small
  • Basset: Low to the Ground
  • Griffon: Rough Coated
  • Vendéen: Region in France Where Breed Originated

Meet the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen Brochure Click Here
The Rough Coated French Hound Pamphlet Click Here

2021 PBGVCA Regional & National Logo2021 Regional & National

April 20-27, 2021

Roberts Centre Hotel & Conference Center
123 Gano Road
Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Room rate is $129 per night and must be received by the hotel no later tha Monday, March 29, 2021. Room Reservation: call the hotel directly, 1-937-283-3200. RV parking $40 per night w/electric & $25 per night without hookups. RV Reservation Form, Click Here

Pam Helmer, Show Chair & National Show Advisor, celestialpetits@atlanticbb.net
Sue Smyth, Assistant Show Chair, Oldyork2002@aol.com


Nicholas G. Frost, National Specialty & Junior Showmanship
Lindley Henson, Sweepstakes, Puppy & Veteran

Barbara G. Pepper, Regional Specialty & Junior Showmanship
Tim Ninnis, Sweepstakes, Puppy & Veteran

Shirley A. Spall, Obedience & Rally
Ron McClelland, Agility
Kathy Gregory, Scent Work
Mary Skirchak, Scent Work

Click Here for 2021 National Info