Public Education

Susan Smyth, Chair & East Coast, (609) 387-3027,
Cathy Craft, West Coast, (916) 296-3133,
Vickie Willmann, Central Region,

Want to know more about the PBGV breed?
Are you looking for a breeder in your local area?

The Public Education Committee (PEC) can help you with information about PBGVs and can help put you in touch with PBGV breeders who may have pups and adults available.

The Public Education Coordinators are available to PBGVCA members as well as to the general public. Contact a PEC chairperson listed above for the following information:

  • Breed and breeder information by region
  • Reputable PBGVCA breeder referrals

To download breed information click on the following documents:

  1. Meet the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen brochure. (316KB)
  2. Pamphlet “The Rough Coated French Hound” . (Brochure is 1.5 MB in size, which is very large for dial-up connections)
  3. AKC PBGV Breed Standard
  4. Enjoy learning about the joy of hunting with your PBGV (movie).
  5. Agility is a great sports for both dogs and owners. See Megan Esherick and her PBGV, Spice, at the 15th AKC Agility Invitational (movie)

Additional information:

To contact the Public Education Committee, you can send your e-mail to: