Basset Hound

Basset Hound Dog

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HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 Up to 1 foot, 2 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

 50 to 65 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Basset Hound’s are healthy. May could suffer from: Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus, Glaucoma and Von Willebrand’s Disease

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 12 years

EXERCISE:

 Basset Hound breeds are different some of them need daily and regular exercise and some are more prone into being lazy. You should take action immediately if you spot that your dog is gaining unwanted weight

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 Basset Hound breeds are very calm, lovely and alert. They need early socialization

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They could love anyone, kids, toddlers, animals, strangers. They are very devoted to their family  They can get unwanted weight very easily and need early training

 

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