Basset Hound Foundation

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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Basset Hounds!

Basset Hounds are as distinctive as they are charming and are renowned for their long ears, droopy eyes, and short legs. Originating from France, this breed is a member of the hound family and they were originally bred for hunting small game such as rabbits.

The Basset Hound’s keen sense of smell and low stature make them adept at following scents on the ground, ranking just behind the Bloodhound in tracking ability. Their calm and friendly demeanor makes them a beloved family pet and are well-suited for households with children. They can be a bit stubborn, but we think this just adds to their charm.

Basset Hounds are a delightful breed that are ideal for families and individuals looking for a laid-back, affectionate companion. They require regular care and attention, particularly in regards to their ears and weight. With proper training, socialization, and care, Basset Hounds make loyal and loving pets, sure to bring joy and companionship to their human families.

Explore our resources to learn everything there is to know about this wonderful and charming breed!

Basset Hound Foundation

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