At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 40 - 48 lbs.

Height: 20" - 23"

Life Span: 12 years

Small Blue Gascony Griffon

Also know as: Petit Griffon Bleu de Gascogne

Group: Hound

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: This breed originated when breeders wanted a "smaller" Grand Bleu de Gascogne that would be better suited to hunt small quarry. It is rarer than its cousin, the Grand Bleu de Gascogne

Temperament / Behavior
This breed is an excellent hound, but it can be difficult to train. This breed is known for enjoying the company of other dogs.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Small Blue Gascony Griffon is not recommended for city or apartment dwellers. This breed needs plenty of exercise and room / time to run.

Grooming: No special grooming requirements.


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