Basset Hound breed information and lists of available Basset Hound dogs, puppies, stud dogs and breeders Basset Hound breed information and lists of available Basset Hound dogs, puppies, stud dogs and breeders 

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The Basset Hound is part of the Hound group. The Basset Hound is a dog with Average problem solving abilities. The trainability of the Basset Hound is Average. It was breed to be good for Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog The Basset Hound lifestyle is Prefers to live inside with owner

Susceptible to ear and skin infections and obesity, which can cause spine and leg problems. It is important that when contacting a Basset Hound breeder that you express health concern issues and ask the breeder what they are doing in order to help mimimize them.

Please don't purchase your Basset Hound from a petstore which commonly are known to support Basset Hound puppy mills. Doing so only promotes inproper breeding ethics and promotes current Basset Hound health issues. The AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC registries recognize the Basset Hound breed standard.

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Basset Hound
Group:  Hound
Shoulder Height: 13.00 in - 15.00 in
Weight: 40-60 pounds
Exercise req'd: Low amount
Intelligence: Above Average
Suitability for kids: Excellent
Registries: AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC

 



Country of Origin: Originally bred by monks during the middle ages to hunt in deep cover.

Character: Independent, friendly, calm, patient and playful.

Temperment: Get along very well with children and fine with other dogs and pets. Dislike being left alone.

Coat: Hair is short, dense, and smooth.

Care Keep ears clean and remove dead hairs during shedding.

Colour: Any hound color (mostly tri)

Comments: The name Basset derives from the French word "bas" meaning "low;" "basset" meaning, literally, "rather low.", The Basset Hound is a scent hound who was bred to hunt by scent, their sense of smell for tracking is second only to that of the Bloodhound.

Purposes: Family Pet, Hunting, Watch Dog

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