Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of AMerica

American kennel club designated parent club

noble hounds. Rustic EXTERIOR.

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The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America is the AKC designated parent club for the Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen (GBGV). As such, the members of this club are the ones promoting this breed, and persevering it for future generations in the United States. Here you can find all kinds of information about this lovely French scent hound, as well as contact information for breeders to learn more about this hound.


MISSION statement

The Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Club of America was established to encourage and promote quality in breeding the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.


current events


calendar contest

2020 annual CALENDAR FUNDRAISER—click above for more info

Upcoming Events


2020 national SPECIALTY—Wilmington, ohio

More info will be posted as it becomes available!


Other links


The GBGVCA is a not-for-profit club, that supports the GBGV breed in the United States. To see all of our detailed Club Information, including Board of Directors, Bylaws, and a list of active committees.


About the Breed

Here you can learn all about this lovely French pack hound! Decide for yourself if you could live with this breed, and what the ideal GBGV would look like according the AKC standard.



As a new breed, and a small one at that, any amount helps our club with the operation of being a AKC parent club. One of the easiest ways you can help is use our link when shopping on Amazon! Click through to find out how!

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The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen is a well-balanced, strongly built,
rough-coated scent hound of friendly and noble character
— AKC Standard
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