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The Basset Fauve De Bretagne
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The Basset Fauve de Bretagne breed originates from France. This small dog breed has a shoulder height of around 30 - 38 cm. The Basset Fauve de Bretagne coat is dense with small hairs which are short and hard. The Basset Fauve de Bretagne breed is independent but still friendly and cheerful. This dog interacts very well with other family members including small children. It is essential to introduce this breed with other household pets at a very young age. The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a hound, and therefore behave like other hounds. It has inherited hunting skills and will be keen to practice these. You may find that this dog frequently runs off in search of prey. Heavy training will be required if you want this dog to return to you upon command.
Grooming your Basset Fauve de Bretagne is easy. You will need to ensure that excess hair in and around the ears is removed and its claws are clipped short. The coat will require professional plucking bi-annually only. This dog only requires a moderate amount of exercise, but if possible allow this dog to have plenty of regular activity.