Welcome to the PBGV Club of America website; home of the rough coated French hound. Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is pronounced "Puh-TEE Bah-SAY Gree-FOHN VON-day-uhn."

The name describes the basic characteristics of the breed as:

  • Petit: Small
  • Basset: Low to the Ground
  • Griffon: Rough Coated
  • Vendéen: Region in France Where Breed Originated

Meet the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen Brochure Click Here
The Rough Coated French Hound Pamphlet Click Here

Our hosting service has upgraded our server and it is affecting our Pedigree and Hunt database. We are working on a resolution. 6/15/2021

2021 PBGVCA Regional & National Logo2021 Regional & National

April 20-27, 2021

Roberts Centre Hotel & Conference Center
123 Gano Road
Wilmington, Ohio 45177

Room rate is $129 per night and must be received by the hotel no later tha Monday, March 29, 2021. Room Reservation: call the hotel directly, ask for the front desk" then say "PBGV" National, 1-937-283-3200. RV parking $40 per night w/electric & $25 per night without hookups. RV Reservation Form, Click Here

Pam Helmer, Show Chair & National Show Advisor, celestialpetits@atlanticbb.net
Sue Smyth, Assistant Show Chair, Oldyork2002@aol.com

SHOW RESULTS will be posted on Club's Facebook after events are completed. Click Here



Nicholas G. Frost, National Specialty & Junior Showmanship
Lindley Henson, Sweepstakes, Puppy & Veteran
Jeffrey Lentsch, 4-6 month puppy National
Robert Opeka, 4-6 month puppy Regional

Barbara G. Pepper, Regional Specialty & Junior Showmanship
Tim Ninnis, Sweepstakes, Puppy & Veteran

Linda MacDonald, Obedience & Rally
Ron McClelland, Agility
Teri King, CGC/Trick Dog Evaluator

Scent Work:
Chris Puls judging:
Regional Elements-buried, exterior
National Elements: Interior, Container, Handler Disc.

Cheryl Hedge judging:
Regional Elements-Interior, Container, Handler Disc.
National Elements: Buried, Exterior