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Tawny Brittany Bassett

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 40 lbs.

Height: 13" - 15"

Life Span: 9 - 15 years.

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

Origin: France

Also Known As: Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Group: Hound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Tawny Brittany Bassett requires a fair amount of exercise - about 1 hour per day. This dog is energetic, athletic, and quick. It loves to romp, play and hunt.

Grooming Needs

Your Tawny Brittany Basset has a rough, short coat that needs brushed once a week. In addition, it should be plucked twice per year. This breed is a low shedding one.


The Tawny Brittany Basset is quiet, affectionate and intelligent. The breed is generally cheerful and brave, but has a mind of its own. Thus, it can be difficult to train.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


Bred to hunt small game in its native France.

Pet Facts

The Tawny Brittany Basset has a typical Basset appearance -- long body with short legs.

Dog Food for Your Tawny Brittany Bassett

Puppy Select Formula Dog Food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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An active dog who gets plenty of exercise every day.