The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen or PBGV, is a breed of dog of the scent hound type, bred to trail hares in bramble-filled terrain of the Vendee district of France. PBGVs are extroverted, friendly, and independent hounds. Sometimes called the "happy breed," PBGVs have tirelessly wagging tails and expressive, intelligent eyes. PBGVs are typically active and lively. Check out our collection of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen dog names for male or female PBGV puppies.