Basset Hounds are a favorite breed, because they are good-natured dogs, carefree, calm and peaceful. Basset is a medium-sized dog used for hunting and communication. It is a heavy boned dog with a long body and short legs. The dog is 12 to 15 inches at the shoulder and females from 11 to 14 inches. Basset weighs from 45 to 65 pounds, depending on the dog’s sex.
The Basset Hound’s coat is short and comes in tan, red, black, brown, white. The coat is hard and protects the dog from injuries while hunting. Basset is not a fast moving dog, but is determined to hunt. This dog will live from 10 to 12 years.
Each puppy is adorable, but somehow basset hounds seem a bit sweeter than the rest. If you are lucky enough to be the owner of a new puppy basset has some problems to be aware of. Firstly basset hounds love to eat more than anything else. So teach your pet to eat properly. You do not have your dog in the habit of eating the waste of the table and the left-overs.
Origin of basset hounds are found in 15th century France with Basset Artesien Normand, which is still preserved. This dog was crossed with a Bloodhound and Artesien Normand to produce the Basset with which we are familiar today. Basset was developed to allow people hunting on foot to easily follow the chase.
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