It's amazing, how many names this dog breed has! Brussels Griffon, Petit Brabancon, Petit Brabançon, Small Brabant Griffon - it's the "official" breed names. And so all these unofficial names: Petit Griffon, Griffon shorthair, Brabancon, Petite Brabancon, Brabancon Griffon, Griffon Smooth, Belgian Griffon.
Petit Brabancon (petit brabançon) has such an unique look. How was the breed developed?
Like many dog breeds in existence today, Griffon Bruxellois/Petit Brabancon was developed by combining other breeds to select for certain traits that breeders found desirable.