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Basset Hound Puppies for Sale
Breed Group: Hound Height: 15 inches Weight: 45-60 pounds Life Span: 12-13 Years
Looking for a low-energy family dog who will be good with kids? The Basset Hound ist the pup for you! This breed hails all the way from France and is the clown of the canine world. Even though he has short legs, the basset is considered a large dog, weighing in at 45-60 pounds! Bred for pack hunting small game, his personality is independent but social. Your basset will love your children, spending plenty of time playing and chilling with them. Just make sure you kids know not to try to ride on his back; the basset can have spine problems that will be exacerbated by such activities.
Because of his independent nature, the basset can be stubborn when it comes to training. With persistence, continuity, and plenty of positive reinforcement, you can successfully train your pup to behave properly in any situation. Continued training is a must; don’t stop once your dog has learned the basics! He will be happier and more fulfilled if training continues through the rest of his life!
The basset has low energy levels and would love nothing more than to nap in the sun all day. Don’t let his sad eyes fool you…he needs a moderate walk every day to remain healthy! Obesity is a chronic problem for this breed, so make sure to give him only what amount of food is recommended for his age and size. The basset hound does not require a lot of grooming; a weekly brushing, occasional baths, and regular nail clipping and ear cleanings are all you have to worry about.
This breed is generally healthy but can manifest a few different health issues over the years. Be sure to ask your breeder for your puppy’s medical history as well as medical clearances. This will help you anticipate any issues that may pop up in the future. If you have concerns, talk honestly with your breeder. A reputable breeder will be honest with you about the possible risks associated with the basset hound.
Why you shouldn’t consider Basset Hound puppies for sale:
They can be stubborn and are prone to a wide range of medical issues that may affect their quality of life.
Why you should consider Basset Hound puppies for sale:
They make excellent family pets and will absolutely adore your children. In addition, they don’t require a lot of exercise or grooming!
Does the Basset Hound sound like the breed for you? Go ahead, grab one of these Basset Hound puppies for sale and say hello to years of exciting doggy moments.