Facts about Basset Hounds Edit

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The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog of the hound family. The Basset is a scent hound that was originally bred for the purpose of hunting hare. Their sense of smell and ability to ground-scent is second only to that of the Bloodhound. Basset Hounds are one of 6 recognised basset-type breeds in France. The name Basset is derived from the French word bas, meaning "low", with the attenuating suffix -et, together meaning "rather low". Basset Hounds are usually bicolours or tricolours of standard hound colouration.

Coat colors Edit

  • Tri-color
  • Black & White
  • Red & White
  • Lemon & White
  • Brown & White
  • Black & Brown

Temperament Edit

Affectionate, Devoted, Friendly, Gentle, Sweet-Tempered, Tenacious, A bit stubborn but always charming, Patient and low-key

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