Petit Bleu de Gascogne
Good with Kids:
The Petit Bleu de Gascogne are friendly dogs with a good scenting nose. They originated from France and love to live in packs. They do not require much grooming and usually present no problems for both children and other dogs.
Country of Origin:
Small dog breeds
These are friendly, sociable dogs with a sense of humour that are gentle-natured, independent and have a good nose. The Basset Bleu de Gascogne has a loud bark which is music to a huntsmanâs ear. This is rather less valued in a household pet, but fortunately it does not become a real problem. They welcome both welcome and unwelcome visitors.
Hound dog breeds (UKC)
These dogs live in packs in France so they can happily get along with other dogs. Children and visitors will also present no problems. Let them get used to cats and other animals when young so that they will share their company without difficulty
Coat:The short-haired and very dense coat has a white ground speckled with black, and with black patches, or a large black area with tan markings.
These dogs do not require much grooming. Groom them occasionally with a rubber brush to remove loose hairs. The ears must be carefully looked after though. Check regularly that they are clean and keep the ear passages clean with a good quality proprietary ear cleaner. Keep the claws short by filing them.
Training:This dog is born with somewhat of a mind of its own. That does not mean that they cannot be trained. Provided training is not forced too quickly and you take its character into account, this French dog can become a fine companion in the house.