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.
Conversation Concepts has created another unique gift item that’s sure to be a hit! We designed a suit case, posed in an open position, with clothes and a sock hanging out the edges to use with our Tiny Ones figurines! Perfect for the traveling business man, or hotel guest, or the owner of a pet that couldn’t come along! This tiny brown suit case has a handle molded on it and the entire item measures 3” X 2” wide, and stand 2” tall. Made of stone resin, and carefully hand painted, this ornament comes with a gold tone cord so it can be hung, or it can be displayed on a shelf! These are individually blister packaged and ready to give as a gift, or hang in your store. Available with all our Tiny Ones figurines; dogs, cats, and animals!