Basset Hound Information

Basset HoundThe Basset Hound is one of the most recognizable dog breeds in the world. With short legs, long ears and a droopy face, this pup looks sad and forlorn. But don’t worry – they are actually very happy pups, just on the mellow side. One might say lazy.

Patient and kind, the Basset Hound makes an excellent family pet. You do need to walk him, especially considering the risk of obesity in this breed, but not as much as you would other dogs. If you have a mellow, low-key lifestyle, this is the dog for you.

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 0in - 1ft 2in     Weight: 40-65lbs


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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