Droopy the cartoon character and the Hush Puppies company helped make them more well-known. Their short coat makes maintenance simple.
Basset Hounds are descended from St. Hubert's hound and have their origins in France. They were produced for the first time in 1870, under Napoleon III. At the end of the 19th century, England produced the first breed standard.
Basset Hounds have long, drooping ears and a sleepy look. They can't swim well since they are hefty. Their tail has a white tip, and they have short, tan, brown, or black fur.
Basset Hounds have been featured in a number of films, including Smokey and the Bandit, The Smurfs, and the Fred Basset comic strip. Elvis even provided one with a tune.
Excellent pet for the whole family Funny looks and antics Grooming is minimal and less time consuming
Training is not easy need regular persistence Not for the first time owners Can trail off easily on a smell
Basset Hounds have short, manageable hair, yet they are prone to becoming dirty. To avoid infections, frequently clean their paws and ears. Also brush their teeth.
Bloat, Von Willebrand's disease, glaucoma, allergies, back issues, ear infections, and obesity may be common in Basset Hounds. Before purchasing a puppy, be aware of these health issues and take the necessary steps to avoid them.
Although basset hounds are sociable, easygoing canines, they can be difficult to teach. If left alone, they may wail because they crave company. Due to their keen sense of scent, supervision is required when out on walks.
Family dogs, Basset Hounds are quiet, tolerant of apartments, and require exercise to prevent obesity. They enjoy being outside and being active but dislike hot weather.