The Life of Animals | Basset Bleu de Gascogne | The Basset Bleu de Gascogne directly descended from the old breed of Grand Bleu de Gascogne. Prior to the French Revolution, hunting was reserved for the Nobility WHO Generally hunted on horseback.
The Kennel Club of the UK recognizes the Basset Bleu de Gascogne in the register and imported breeds in the Hound Group. The United Kennel Club recognised the breed in 1991, and Both They and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) lists the Basset Bleu de Gascogne in the Scenthound Group. The breed is also known as the Blue Gascony Basset in the FCI.
The Basset Bleu de Gascogne is not Recognized by the American Kennel Club or the Canadian Kennel Club. In Addition to the major registries, the Basset Bleu De Gascogne is also Recognized by many minor registries and specialty registries, including as a rare breed under the American Rare Breed Association, the which uses the FCI standard.