PBGVCA LogoWelcome 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

Let the Photo Contest Voting Begin! (MEMBERS ONLY)

Members Only Photo Contest Voting

The photos are in and voting can now begin! We received a grand total of 65 photos this year, so thank you all for your contributions! We now ask all members of the PBGVCA to cast their vote for one photo in each of the four categories. Click Here where you can see the entries on the preview page. From there, click "Start Voting", log in using your PBGVCA Member Credentials, and begin voting. Members can cast one vote per category, and please make sure to scroll through each category to see the photos. Voting closed at midnight on July 31, 2015. Questions to: Coady,PBGVCA Photo Chairperson, coadster4h@aol.com.


2016 PBGVCA National & Regional Specialty

Indianapolis, IN
Vickie Willmann, Show Chair

More info to come...

2015 PBGVCA National & Regional Specialty

Thank you to all participants. SEE Show Results Click Here