basset hound

The Basset Hound has a big, heavy body, short legs and long ear, which make it easily recognizable. Known to be great multi-purpose dogs, the Basset Hound is especially obedient, good at tracking and pack hunting. Basset Hounds have a hunting instinct and will commonly chase of follow a scent. The Basset Hound however is a non-confrontational and gentle breed. Found to have many colors, the Basset Hound is commonly found in color combinations including tan, white, black, red, and others.

Basset Hounds originally were found in France where it trailed small game that hunters could not follow. Queen Alexandra kept Basset Hounds in the royal kennels in the 1880's and they became quite popular. In early America, a Basset Hound was given to President George Washington from Marquis de Lafayette to help him with his hunting expeditions.


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