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

Westminster Kennel Club PBGV Breed Results for 2020
BOB: GCHS CH Lacey's Not My Circus
BOS: GCHS CH Mirepoix's Kate Spade
Select Dog GCH CH Soletrader Right Said Fred
Select Bitch GCHS CH M & M's Calamity Jane
AOM: GCH CH M & M Stellar Spotify
AOM: GCH CH Crepu Visage Aged To Perfection At Stonehouse PCJH CGCA CGCU TKN

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April 14-21, 2020

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

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Megan Esherick, Show Chair, clancypbgv@gmail.com
Sue Smyth, Assistant Show Chair, Oldyork2002@aol.com


Jon Cole: Regional Specialty & Junior Showmanship
Michael Canalizo: National Specialty & Junior Showmanship

Rodney Jones: Regional Puppy & Veterans Sweeps
Susannah Cooper: National Puppy & Veterans Sweeps

Jeffrey Lentsch: Regional 4-6 Month Puppy
Deirdre Rahn: National 4-6 Month Puppy

David Hirsch: Regional & National Agility
Debbie Thurston & Carolyn Martin: Regional & National Scent Work
Linda MacDonald: Regional & National Obedience & Rally
Gwen Weisgarber: Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog Testing Evaluator

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