Adult basset hound

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Basset hounds can be serious barkers and with their sturdy feet and nails they tend to be diggers, too. Long back, dolichocephalic long face , short bowed legs, droopy eyes, floppy ears naturally , body folds wrinkles. Despite its low height of under 15 inches, the basset hound is a medium to large dog, weighing in at anywhere from 40 pounds for a small female to 80 pounds for a large male 18 to 36 kilograms. Bassets are very heavy-boned dogs with a large body on fairly short legs. Because they are bulky, bassets are slow maturing dogs, often not reaching full size until two years old.

The Basset Hound — What to Expect of This Dog Breed

Basset Hound Dog Breed - Facts and Personality Traits | Hill's Pet

If this is the breed for you, opt to adopt if possible! Adaptable, affectionate, and relaxed, these dogs will even appeal to novice pet parents who are new to the dog world. You will, however, need to commit to at least moderate exercise and feed your pup an appropriate diet, as their easygoing demeanor could lead to weight gain and the health issues that can come with. You should also pick up this squeaker rope toy to help keep your low energy pup active! Contrary to popular belief, small size doesn't necessarily an apartment dog make.

Reasons to Adopt

The AKC has grouped all of the breeds that it registers into seven categories, or groups, roughly based on function and heritage. Breeds are grouped together because they share traits of form and function or a common heritage. The Basset Hound possesses in marked degree those characteristics which equip it admirably to follow a trail over and through difficult terrain.
Last Updated on February 17, Basset Hounds are descended from the old St. Hubert hounds. The Basset was bred for hunting small game. The folds of skin under the chin, called the dewlap, help trap and hold the scent.