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Bassett Artesian Normand

Size: Medium

Weight: 33 lbs.

Height: 10" - 14"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: France

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Bassett Artesian Normand requires moderate exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Bassett Artesian Normand needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


The Bassett Artesian Normand is a good-natured and obedient game hunter that tends to be a bit headstrong.

Compatibility with Kids

Gentle with children.


Dating back to the 1600s in Artois and Normandy, this is one of the recognized French Basset breeds. The breed was first recognized in 1911.