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Basset Hound

Breed Group Hound
Weight 6-8kgs
Height 30-32 cms
Color(s) any recognized hound color
Distinct feature The long ears of this rather lazy breed are sensitive, which makes him best for a life with older and more respectable children.
Coat The coat of the Basset Hound should always be short, never long. The coat is dense, hard, and smooth making it weather resistant.
Temperament Affectionate, lazy, devoted, quiet, and peaceful, the Basset Hound does exceptionally well with a family. This breed loves children, and generally does well with other animals. They can be taught tricks,
Character The Basset Hound is independent but sociable, calm, patient, and playful. Basset Hounds are extremely kind and easygoing. They are very fond of their master and family.
Activity Basset Hounds have the tendency to overeat therefore should be given plenty of exercise to keep him healthy. Normally a lazy breed, this dog should be taken on regulated walks and should be allowed a free roam in a safe, fenced in area.