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Tawny Brittany Griffon

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 45 lbs.

Height: 20" - 22"

Life Span: 9 - 15 years.

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

Origin: France

Also Known As: Fauves de Bretagne

Group: Hound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Tawny Brittany Griffon needs lots of exercise.

Grooming Needs

The Tawny Brittany Griffon has rough, hard hair that needs once a week grooming.


The Tawny Brittany Griffon is intelligent, active, brave and protective.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


This breed dates back to the Middle Ages, when it was used to protect flocks from wolves.

Pet Facts

Larger than the Tawny Brittany Basset, otherwise very similar.