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BREED INFORMATION

BASSET HOUND

Weight: A male basset hound weighs between 55–75 pounds (25–34 kg) while a female weighs between 45–65 pounds (20–29 kg)

Height: The heights of basset hounds are between 11 to 15 inches (28–38 cm). The males are normally taller than females.

Color (s): This breed can both be white, tan or black and usually have a mixture of the two or the three colors.

Overview: The Basset Hound is short-legged. It has one of the greatest sense of smell among dogs. They are long in stature and solid. They have long tails that go high over their bodies. It has hanging elastic skin which makes it sometimes appear sad. The neck of the basset hound is longer than its head. They have a long bark that can be heard over long distances.

Character: The basset hound is a patient, charming and a down to earth dog breed that is easy going and enjoys the company of people.

Temperament: The basset hound is an outgoing and playful dog. It is friendly and enjoys being around children and other pets. It has a mild temperate.

Care: They are heavy and have short legs and shouldn’t be left to swim for long lest they drown. They are also heavy and when playing with them, care should be taken they do not jump or fall from high places since it may have permanent injury. Their ears which are very long should be cleaned regularly to prevent ear infection. They are social and shouldn’t be left along for long periods alone.

Coat: The coat of a basset hound is medium small, close and short. It is hard and shreds frequently. Its coat is oily and gives off a scent. They require minimal grooming.

Training: The basset hand is easy to train. Training should start when it’s young. They also have a high prey drive and can follow prey for miles until the capture them. They should be trained with treats and shouldn’t be trained harshly since they may ignore training.

Activity: Even though they are thought to be short, basset hounds are long and can stand with their hind legs and reach out for things on tables.

Life Span: The lifespan of the basset hound is 11 to 12 years.

Health Concerns: The basset hound has long ears and since air is not let into the ear passages, this can lead to infections in the ear or cause ear mites. Their ears can also contact the ground or food and cause fatal ear illnesses. This should be prevented. The basset hound is short since it suffers from dwarfism in its bone development and this leads to development of elbow dysplasia. This is a form of arthritis to the elbow joint. The basset is also short, long and heavy and when it falls, it can have permanent injuries. On a fall, it can hurt its spine or injure its hips. When old, it may never heal and when it injures itself when young, the injury may be permanent. When playing with them, care should be taken.

Ownership:
Help reduce the number of Basset Hound Puppies in shelters by Spaying and neutering pets. By doing this your beloved Basset Hound pet will live longer. Leave the breeding to the professionals. If you are interested in breeding talk to your Basset Hound breeder.  Many Basset Hound puppies are often purchased with little or no knowledge of what goes into parenting one. Uneducated decisions often leave the Basset Hound  puppy in need of adoption and in the care of rescue groups. Bringing home a Basset Hound puppy into your family has many benefits but we first implore you to educate yourself. An informed decision will take into account the Basset Hound characteristics, your lifestyle, expected veterinary care, the demands and limitations of owning a Basset Hound, their activity requirements and levels of companionship required

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