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This section of the website provides information for those interested in learning about the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen 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

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PBGV Breed Education

Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen 8 Week Old Puppy Evaluation Click Here
By Betty Barth & Jan Zigich

How to Groom "The Pet" Click Here
PBGV Presentation Designed by Robyn Wallis, 2012

PBGVs Hunting in North Carolina & Wisconsin Click Here
Skycastle PBGV's Hunting in West Chester, PA Click Here

Competition & Training Videos

How do I get Started showing dogs? Learn more...
Knowing your breed standard. Learn more...
How Does a Dog Show Work? Learn more...
Intro to AKC Junior Showmanship Learn more...
AKC Junior Mentor Program Learn more...

PBGVs Hunting in North Carolina & Wisconsin Learn more...
Skycastle PBGV's Hunting in West Chester, PA Learn more...

AKC Scent Work: Learn more...
AKC Agility Course Test (ACT)

AKC Coursing Ability Test Learn more...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Test

  • Introduction to AKC Canine Good Citizen Test
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test1: Accepting a Friendly Stranger Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test2: Sitting politely for petting Learn more...
  • Canine Good Citizen Test3: Appearance and grooming Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test4: Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test5: Walking through a crowd Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test6: Sit and down on command and Staying in place Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test7: Coming when called Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test8: Reaction to another dog Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test9: Reaction to distraction Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Test10: Supervised separation Learn more...
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Advanced Test with Dr. Mary Burch Learn more...

Service Dog Training Session Learn more...

Puppy
AKC Socialization
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program
Teach Your Dog to Come When Called

Dog Care
A Guide to Dog Care and Training - American Kennel Club
How to Tell If Your Dog Is In Shape
What Should I Feed My Dog?
Microchipping Your Dog - AKC Reunite

Apps
American Kennel Club's Public Education team has released their first app, titled AKC Math Agility. Geared toward children ages five to ten, the app combines the sport of agility with basic math equations to assist children in solidifying their math skills while having fun with dogs. Available Google Play and Apple App Store, fee $2.99 Learn more...

Publications

  • Meet the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen Brochure Click Here
  • The Rough Coated French Hound Pamphlet Click Here
  • AKC Breed Breed Standard Click Here
  • Common Questions Click Here
  • Pedigree/Health Info Click Here
  • Events Calendar Click Here
  • The Obedience Corner (reprints from PBGVCA Saber Tails Magazine) Click Here
  • Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen - AKC Dog Breed Video Series Click Here
  • Available through Amazon:
    • The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen by Jeffrey G. Pepper, Companion House Books; Limited edition. 2005.
    • The Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen: A Definitive Study by Valarie Link and Linda Skerritt, Doral Publishing, 2000.
    • Understanding the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen: Rustic French Hound by Kitty Steidel, Orient Publishing, 1st edition, 1987.
    • Hounds of France: Disciples of Diana by George Johnston and Maria Ericson, Spur Publishing Company. 1979.
    • Hounds in Old Days by Sir Walter Gilbey Series, 2nd Edition, Xs Books, 1979.
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