The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, or PBGV as they are more commonly called, originated in France and it s name directly translates to a accurate description of this breed; Petit small, Basset low to the ground, Griffon rough or wire coat, and Vendeen the area of France where they were developed. The PBGV is a scent hound and an excellent hunter and tracker. This breed is active and requires daily vigorous exercise to stay in shape physically and mentally. Being a true hound, if their pack begins to howl, they gladly join in, but will also howl to music, for fun or in protest of having been left alone. The average life expectancy is approximately 12-13 years old, but still being studied. Average size should be 12 15 inches tall at the withers with a weight of 25 to 40 pounds. Their coat can be bicolor, tricolor or any combination of orange, lemon, black, grizzle, or sable with or without tan accents. The AKC recognized the PBGV in the Hound Group in 1990.
The Dog Tiny One figurine is detailed, hand-painted miniature figurine. Each one was designed by Conversation Concepts to represent a specific breed with an outstanding level of detail and quality. Each Tiny One will vary in size, slightly, depending on the pose and breed but the average size is approximately 2 tall by 1 wide. These museum quality figurines come individually packaged and ready to give as a gift, or hang in your store. The Tiny One s line includes 218 dogs, 20 cats and 77 animals.