FAQ Page

Here you will find answers to common questions and concerns about Fauves.


This section contains useful information and links that are helpful to all dog owners from the first-time novice to experienced breeders.

About Registration Organizations

The Basset Fauve de Bretagne is recognized by breed registry organizations in many countries.  The advantage to being a recognized breed, depending on the organization, is the ability for owners to participate in dog shows and performance events such as scent trials, agility, and hunt tests, just to name a few opportunities.  Click the button for an explanation of some of the abbreviations and organizations you may come across.

AKC FSS® Forms

This page includes links to many of the forms the AKC requires for various purposes, along with a brief description of its purpose.

The Road from FSS® to AKC Recognition

AKC website contains the requirements for recognition of a Foundation Stock Service® breed.  These are the steps that the Club is following to gain AKC recognition for the Basset Fauve de Bretagne.