Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog and Puppies - Coat and Colours info
Description - The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV )'s coat comes in a range of the following colours: white with any combination of lemon, orange, tri-colour or grizzle markings. The coat is rough, long without exaggeration & harsh to the touch.
Dog Health information - potential health problems of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens
All owners of dogs and puppies are concerned about the health care of their pets and just as with humans dog health issues arise from time to time. Resolving dog health problems, including those of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, can prove to be costly and it would be wise to consider the benefits of obtaining dog health insurance. Diseases in dogs may occur because of trauma, infection, immune system abnormalities, genetic factors, or degenerative conditions. Common health problems and questions occur in relation to the Bones, Joints, Muscles, Nerves, Ears, Eyes, Teeth and the Mouth. Other, more serious, issues can relate to the Digestive System, Heart & Respiratory Systems, Immune & Blood Systems, Reproduction and Urinary Systems. Potential health problems of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen may be checked via the Dog Symptoms Sorter, but can include:
- Hip and Elbow Dysplasia (abnormal development of joints referred to as CHD - Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia)
- Patellar Luxation ( The patella, or kneecap, is part of the stifle joint (knee). In patellar luxation, the kneecap luxates, or pops out of place )
Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems
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Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems
This describes the most common canine health problems concisely but simply without using medical jargon. A section on Dog and Puppy Vaccinations is also included offering information on each of the diseases, symptoms and effects for which immunization vaccines are available. Not sure of the name of the dog or puppy illness? A Dog Illness Symptoms Sorter is also featured. The Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems should only be used as an informational guide and when and if any dog or puppies health problems occur it is essential to raise any questions you may have with a Dog Health care professional.
Description of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog and Puppies - Comparative Sizing Pictures & info
The pictures above allow for a useful sizing perspective between an average man (Five feet ten inches) or an average sized woman (Five feet six inches) in comparison to the average sized Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) dog which we have detailed above. These pictures are extremely important as they provide an immediate and accurate visual representation of the height of an average Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) compared to the height of a male or female - essential information but unique to this site. Use the pictures to help to estimate the size of this breed of dog to each the various growing stages of children. Use the pictures to provide a guideline to the adult size of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Puppies. The pictures will also prove to be invaluable when comparing the sizes and heights of other dog breeds. The dimensions will vary according to the sex of the dog or puppy. Girl dogs, or bitches, are on average, 2 inches smaller than boy dogs. Another useful piece of information when considering puppies.
Information on Grooming and Care of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog Breed
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) requires a minimum amount of grooming. Regardless of the breeds, a certain amount of grooming and care is necessary to keep dogs and puppies looking at their best. Grooming consists of not only brushing out the coat and bathing but also giving attention to the eyes, teeth, ears, feet and nails. A regular routine also ensures that any potential health problems are identified as quickly as possible, especially important in puppies and older dogs.
Information on the Temperament and Character of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog Breed
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) is a very sociable breed, enjoying the company of other dogs and humans, they are playful, inquisitive, intelligent, affectionate, gentle, and demanding. Although the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) was developed as an active hunting dog it makes a good house pet providing it is given lots of exercise and attention.
Living conditions and Exercise Requirements of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog Breed
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) dogs and puppies are suited to living in the town and require a moderate amount of exercise. If the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) is not given sufficient attention it can become destructive. It loves to sniff, explore, trail and dig - they are expert escapologists.
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Puppies info
The following considerations should be taken into account when choosing Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) puppies:
- Budget - Purchasing, training, equipment, medication and feeding costs of the breed
- Convenience and Grooming time e.g. long or short hair
- Personal situation - time available and medical conditions such as allergies, asthma or back pain
- Exercising requirements for the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) breed
- Living Conditions for the breed - suitability for puppies
- Family - child suitability
Children and Puppies!
The pictures above allow for a useful comparison of sizes providing an accurate portrait of the size of an average Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) - essential information and unique to this site. It should also be noted that the pictures feature adults. The size of puppies are naturally considerably smaller and the full grown size of the animal can easily be forgotten when confronted with cute puppies! The slogan " A dog isn't just for Christmas - it's for life!" was necessitated by well meaning people buying puppies at the Christmas, unaware of the puppies growth rate. The pictures provided make it extremely clear exactly how small puppies will develop and whether it will suit the life and living conditions of the family.
Age comparison between the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog Breed and a Human
Age comparisons between dogs and humans are always a matter of debate - we hope that the following information clarifies the situation. After the first year of life, a dog is equivalent to sixteen human years. After two years, they are equivalent to a 24 year old, at three years a 30 year old, and each year after, add 5 human years to determine a dog's age.
Life Expectancy of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen ( PBGV ) Dog Breed
The life expectancy for the PBGV is between 11 – 14 years.
Hound Dog Breed Information
As implied by its name the Hound has been bred to chase a quarry by sight or smell, or a combination of both senses. Sighthounds have exceptional eyesight, combined with the speed and stamina necessary to catch the intended prey once seen, typical examples being the Greyhound and the Whippet. Hounds which rely strongly on the sense of smell to follow the trail of a prey, such as the Bloodhound, quite literally follow their noses, speed and eyesight is of less importance.
Characteristics and features have been introduced and strengthened by breeding from animals who already demonstrated the desired traits. Breeding for appearance was only introduced in the 19th Century. Before this time dogs and puppies were bred to increase useful abilities and traits helpful for the duties they were intended for. Thus, the various hound breeds were initially introduced to help man according to specific requirements such as: