At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 40 lbs.

Height: 13" - 15"

Life Span: 9 - 15 years.

Tawny Brittany Bassett

Also know as: Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Group: Hound

Origin: France

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Hunting

History and Facts: Bred to hunt small game in its native France.

Temperament / Behavior
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.

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

Special Needs
Exercise: 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: 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.


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