Basset Hound Information

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Basset Hound

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Basset Hound

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The Basset Hound At a Glance
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Life Expectancy
11 - 13 yrs 
Height Range
13 - 15 in 
Weight Range
40 - 60 lbs 
Tricolor or lemon & white 
Not known for obedience; their strength is their keen nose 
With Children
Very good, although not too active 
With Animals
Generally good 
Variable; adapt well 
Exercise Reqd
Short daily walks 
Grooming Reqd
Easy to care for 
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She could be a show girl.
Posted by VickieZehring from Boiling Springs PA
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Biggy Boy
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Beautiful Baby
Posted by Nancy Corkey from Va.
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Additional Basset Hound Comments
There is something so cute about them with their big sad eyes and droopy ears!
- Posted by Kellie from Charlotte NC
Basset Hound Information

Basset Hound Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Basset Hound breeders:

CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Elbow Displasia (OFA, by X-Ray)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA
Thrombopatha Platelet Aggregation Study
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)
vonWillebrand's Disease (vWD) (factor antigen test)

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