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Basset Hound

Group Hounds
AKC Group AKC Hound Dogs
Temperament active, independent
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Very Little Grooming
Activeness Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Difficult to train dogs breeds

Basset Hound Facts

First used for Hunting hares and rabbits
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Tri-color, lemon & white. Any hound color is acceptable
Height (min) 13 inches (33 cm)
Height (max) 15 inches (38 cm)
Weight (min) 40 lbs (18 kg)
Weight (max) 60 lbs (27 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 12 years