A full-grown basset hound
A full-grown basset hound
 
 
Being dried off after a bath
Being dried off after a bath
 
 
A basset hound puppy
A basset hound puppy
 
 
A pair of basset hounds
A pair of basset hounds
 
Basset Hound (old)
Quick Facts
Type of Animal mammal
Country of origin France
Class hound
Weight 45 to 70 pounds (20 to 32 kilograms)
Height 12 to 15 inches (30 to 38 centimeters)
Male male
Female female
Baby pup, puppy, whelp
Group litter, kennel, pack
Endangered no

A basset hound is a hunting dog that likes to catch rabbits. It has a great sense of smell to help it hunt. It has large brown eyes and very long droopy ears. Its legs are very short.

A basset hound is very good with children. It loves to play outside but sleep a lot inside. This dog will do tricks to get treats. It is a well-behaved dog. A basset hound is loving and smart. It lives about 10 to 12 years.

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