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

2018 PBGVCA National Regional in Reno NV

2018 National & Regional

April 24 - April 28, 2018

Margaret Krieck, 2018 Show Chair, krieckside@gmail.com

National & Regional Specialties
Puppy & Veterans Sweepstakes
Obedience & Rally Trials
4-6 Month Beginner Puppy Competition
National Owner Handled Series
And much more...

Learn more....

  • Activities Registration CLICK HERE

  • National Online Auction is Live! CLICK HERE (auction closes April 23)


Harrah's Casino Hotel Reno
219 North Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
Tel: 888-726-6311
IMPORTANT: When making rooms reservation, give hotel our code: S04PCA8.

Hotel room rates are 4/24 thru 4/26 $59.00, 4/27 $79.00, and 4/28 $109.00. All rates are plus a $12.00 per night resort fee and 13.5% tax. There is a onetime refundable pet fee of $75.00. Reservations need to be made thru the hotel at 888 -726-6311. Mention the PBGV block when you make the reservation. Deadline is 3/30/18 for special room rates. There is a remote parking lot for RVs at no charge but you are not permitted to stay in the RV due to local ordinances. The hotel is located about 7 miles from the Reno-Tahoe Airport. There is a free hotel shuttle available. Ask about how to make arrangements for it when you make your reservations.


Bill Shelton, National Conformation
Mary Anne Brocious, Regional Conformation

Tiffany Cannon, National Sweepstakes
Kathy Kirk, Regional Sweepstakes

Four to Six Month Puppy Competition
Kitty Steidel, National
Terry Chrynoweth Dennison, Regional

Bonnie Lee, National & Regional Obedience and Rally

Cynthia J. Blanton, National & Regional Agility
Trials will be held April 24, 2018, morning (regional) and afternoon (National) at Starstruck Agility Shelties, 15 Moonbeam Court, Sparks, NV 89441. Website

Joanna Moritz, Sniff & Go Judge

Learn more....

2018 National RegistrationActivities Registration CLICK HERE