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Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle" Compare Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen and Havanese. Which is better: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or Havanese or Beagle?
Name Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Havanese Beagle
OriginsFrance Cuba England
Group Hunting Dogs Companion Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank160236
Reviews054
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Other Names PBGV, Small Vendeen Basset, Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen Bichon Havanese, Bichon Habanero, Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer English Beagle
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1990 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section. Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Australian National Kennel Council Canadian Kennel Club Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club United Kennel Club Havanese Club of America American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club
Price $1200-$1600 $900-$1200 $500-$800

General Appearance - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Size Medium Small Small
Weight 31-40 pounds (14-18 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg) Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg), Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg)
Avg. Weight 35.5 pounds (16 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg) Male: 23.5 pounds (10.5 kg), Female: 21.5 pounds (9.5 kg)
Height 13-15 inches (34-38 cm) 8-11 inches (21-29 cm) Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Avg. Height 14 inches (36 cm) 10 inches (25 cm) Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Coat Wiry Shaggy Soft Wavy Woolly Flat Long Dense
Colors Black & Tan White & Gray White & Orange White & Black White Black & Tan Black Reddish-Brown Fawn White Havana Brown Tobacco Tan Red Tricolor White Black
Grooming
Average: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
Effortless: The Beagle requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens shed moderately.
Havaneses shed none to minimal.
Beagles shed moderately.

Characteristics - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Temperament Active Friendly Independent Intelligent Extroverted Happy Lively Affectionate Gentle Playful Companionable Intelligent Responsive Sturdy Lively Amiable Charming Friendly Independent Lively Sweet Gentle Intelligent Loving
Intelligent Rank
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Average: Havanese's has average obedience intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens aren't famous for their trainability.
Havaneses are very easy to train.
Beagles are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a playful breed.
The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
The Beagle is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Havaneses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Beagles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens need for social interaction is average.
Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
Beagles need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average to high: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a vocal breed.
Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
High: The Beagle is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are average watchdogs.
Havaneses are good watchdogs.
Beagles are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Territorial
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens can't provide protection for their territory.
Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
Beagles can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Beagle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Havaneses have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Beagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is strong enough to escape from home.
Havaneses tend to escape less than other breeds.
Beagles have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Beagles have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are apartment-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Beagles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Adaptability
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Havaneses adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Havaneses tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Stranger Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are stranger friendly dogs.
Havaneses are stranger friendly dogs.
Beagles are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are kid-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Beagles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are average friendly towards cats.
Havaneses are very cat-friendly dogs.
Beagles are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are very dog-friendly dogs.
Havaneses are very dog-friendly dogs.
Beagles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Havanese is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are usually recommended for elderly people.
Havaneses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Beagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are generally with other pets.
Havaneses are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Beagles are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Havaneses are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Beagles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Havanese breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Health Issues
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens are commonly healthy dogs.
The Havanese is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Beagle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems No set Cataracts Chondrodysplasia Deafness Elbow Dysplasia Heart Murmurs Hip Dysplasia Legg-perthes Disease Mitral Valve Disease Patellar Luxation Portosystemic Liver Shunt Beagle Dwarfism Cherry Eye Chinese Beagle Syndrome Distichiasis Epilepsy Glaucoma Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Intervertebral Disk Disease Patellar Luxation Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy 14-16 years 14-16 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes No
Energy Level
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Havaneses have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Beagles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens have an average exercise need.
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Beagles need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Havaneses sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Beagles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average to High.
High: The Beagle breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
High
The Beagle has a high chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Havanese is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Beagle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen vs Havanese vs Beagle

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-5 puppies 1-9 puppies, average 4 2-14 puppies, average 7

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