Very typical and revealing his ancestors' great breed, the Basset Bleu de Gascogne is quite corpulent but never heavy. His particular silhouette is similar to other Bleus de Gascogne but it is clearly distinguished by his short legs, similar to all Bassets.
Between 34 and 38 cm (13.39 to 14.96 inches) for the male
Between 34 and 38 cm (13.39 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 17 kg (33.07 to 37.48 pounds) for the male
Between 16 and 18 kg (35.27 to 39.68 pounds) for the female
His dress is speckled in black and white giving it a nice blue slate reflection.
His full coat is half thick but very short.
His head has a slightly domed skull with a very light accentuation stop. His brown eyes are sunken and oval. His long, curled ears are thin and drooping.
His wide open nose is black. His long sabre blade tail can even reach the ground when it is at rest.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #35