Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Basset Hound


General information

  • Originated in France; breed is established in the UK and the USA.
  • Used originally to hunt hares.
  • Today's Basset is lower to the ground and heavier than its hunting forebears.
  • Friendly and patient, makes good companion even though they can be stubborn at times.
  • Do not need a great amount of exercise.

Biological Data

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