Basset Artesian Normand Information

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(Artesian Norman Basset, Basset Artesiano de Normandia, Basset Artesien Normand, Basset artesian normand) Although lighter in weight than the Basset Hound, the Basset Artesian Normand is reminiscent of the breed. Basset Artesian Normands have a short body that is twice as long as it is tall. They have stout legs and a slightly dewlapped, muscular neck. Their chests are round with a prominent sternum. Basset Artesian Normands have a dome-shaped head with hairy cheeks and large eyes. Their long ears are cone-shaped and soft, and their noses are large, black, and slightly prominent. They have tails that taper with a saber curve. Basset Artesian Normands have short coats that may be bicolor: orange and white or tricolor: orange, tan, and white. Generally, this breed has white feet.

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The Basset Artesian Normand is courageous and steadfast in the hunt, but he is very gentle and stable around children. Basset Artesian Normands are comparatively easy to obedience train and they make excellent companions and family pets. While they have a propensity to bark loudly, they will also give strangers an inviting welcome. They are not usually aggressive towards other dogs, and they will generally get along well with other pets. Basset Artesian Normands are natural-born hunters, so they will frequently follow scents.

Rarely Artesian Normands will be aggressive towards humans. They tend to be loyal and sometimes protective.

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10 – 14 inches
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33 pounds
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General Health

Because of their long backs, Basset Artesian Normands are prone to disk disease. They typically live for 13 to 15 years.

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One of six recognized French Basset breeds, the Basset Artesian Normand originated in Artois and Normandy. The Basset Artesian Normand dates back to the 1600’s. The breed’s modern standard was developed by a French breeder by the name of Leon Verrier. Leon Verrier blended characteristics of two distinct types of prior Basset Artesian Normands. The breed was officially recognized in 1911.

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Basset Artesian Normands have a smooth, short-haired coat that is easy to groom and care for. A rubber brush should be used over this breed’s coat to removed dead hair. Shampoo their coat only as necessary. The ears of the Basset Artesian Normand should be cleaned regularly, and his toenails should be clipped short.

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Ideal Environment

Basset Artesian Normands are suited for a small household or apartment life. They are comparatively active indoors and are content with a small yard. The Basset Artesian Normand enjoys going for a walk, but owners should be aware that this breed will chase after an interesting scent.

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Is the basset artesian normand a drool offender and if so comparable to what breed?

My dog rarely drools. I think she only drools when she is hot.


Is it common for these dogs to have dirty ears?

They can have dirty ears just like any other floppy ear dog. They are low to the ground so there for more potential to dirty ears. All you have to do it take care of it.


How much do they shed?

Ours sheds a ton. White hair on blue couch = unhappy wife. Good thing we love him so much!


Are they all little "Hoovers" when they eat? Our's just "Hoovers" up his food then vomits. We have resorted to giving him 1/2 his portion at 10 -15 min. between each 1/2 portion to keep him from vomiting. We should have changed his name to "Hoover or Kirby" Are they all like this?

not really mines name is vetio and he tends to over eat regularly then ends up puking all over the place plus he use 2 eat the cat food so he got chubby! but now hes on regular diet and i feed him less food at 1 time so he hasent puked recently

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