Basset Hound dogs Breed Profile
Country of Origin: UK
First Registered: 1885
Height: 13 - 15 inches
Weight: 40 - 60 lbs.
Colors: Generally black, white and tan, but occasionally lemon
Coat Type: Hard, smooth, short and dense.
Health Concerns: Tends to be obese, but this can be controlled with proper diet. Obesity can cause spine and leg problems. Ears are susceptible to infections. May suffer from bloat and skin infections. Puppies are often delivered by cesarean section.
Temperament: Independent, good natured, sociable, gentle
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