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Dog Breed Information The Basset Hound
The Basset Hound is known to be a stubborn dog. Therefore, training can be difficult. This dog needs a very patient yet consistent trainer! They are wonderful family pets and get along well with children. Bassets do best as country dwellers (as they love to roam) however, they do just as well in the city as long as they get their daily walks.

These dogs do
NOT like to be alone and are known to howl until company arrives. The Basset Hound is a dog of great character. They are simply adorable and make wonderful companions! If you would like to become the proud parent of a Basset please go to: Adopt a Pet!
ADOPTION is the best option!
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Just look at those ears!
Country of Origin: France
The Basset Hound is an affectionate, friendly, good natured dog who is naturally mild and well behaved. They are strong pack animals and love being the center of attention.

The Basset is fun loving and gets along well with other dogs. The breed has a very strong hunting instinct and will roam forever if allowed. They have a low to moderate activity level but don't let those short legs fool you, daily walks are a must! The Basset Hound is a medium sized, heavy boned dog with a large head that is covered with loose wrinkled skin. They have large droopy eyes, are approximately 14 inches in height and weigh 50 to 65 pounds.