Basset Hound
Reino Unido FCI 163 . Small-sized Hounds

The Basset Hound is a very happy dog, good and very sociable

Basset Hound

Content

Characteristics "Basset Hound"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Basset Hound" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

friendly dog ​​ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

hair loss ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Affection level ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Need for exercise ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Social need ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Home ⓘ

Rated 1 out of 5
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Toilet ⓘ

Rated 2 out of 5
2 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Friendly with strangers ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

barking ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Health ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Territorial ⓘ

Rated 1 out of 5
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Cat friendly ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Intelligence ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Versatility ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Child friendly ⓘ

Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

Surveillance ⓘ

Rated 3 out of 5
3 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

joy ⓘ

Rated 1 out of 5
1 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

History

The origin of the Basset Hound It, without a doubt, French and one of its closest ancestors is the Artois Hound, that was brought to England in 1.874 along with the Norman artesian Basset, cruzándose en Inglaterra en una raza única que a su vez fue cruzado con el St. Hubert Hound (using in 1.892 techniques of artificial insemination), favouring, during the selection, copies of most short legs, in order to obtain a dog capable of getting even between the most thick vegetation.

In 1880 se considera la primera clase de Basset Hound en Inglaterra y también se prepara en este momento que la primera norma y aparece que la dicotomía entre Trabajo y Belleza. At the end of the 19th century, la cría de esta raza crece rápidamente y la calidad de sus perros, as well, and they are divided into two lineages, the work and the exhibition. Y, was in 1935 que nace la denominación de “Basset Hound”, registered first, documented. In 1962, Figure the first litter is registered in France.

Estados Unidos adoptó la raza y creó un perro únicamente de compañía.

These dogs are around 33 a 38 cm. (on the cross), they have short hair and are generally tricolor (black, honey and white). They also tend to be white with red spots or Red-footed. Some, Although few, they can be gray. They may occasionally leave copies with long hair, aunque no es una característica deseable según el estándar de la raza.

They have very long ears (up to the chest), also long neck with much loose skin and wrinkles around your head, This causes that you have a permanently sad. Its tail is long, erect and a curve.

Physical characteristics

"Basset Hound"

His short stature is misleading because they are very long y pueden alcanzar cosas que perros de similares estaturas no podrían.
It has marked degree, características que lo equipan admirablemente para seguir el rastro a través de terrenos difíciles. Dog short members, heavier bones, considering its size, than any other breed of dog; and although slow movements, en ningún sentido son torpes.

The word Basset comes from the French “basque significa bajo y esa es la característica principal de esta raza. The Basset Hound It is a breed of small stature due, fundamentally, their short legs and elongated body. The head is prominent and it highlights a few wrinkled brows (due to the large amount of skin), long floppy ears, a few deep eyes that convey sadness and hanging lips. The skin is flaccid and causes many wrinkles around the body and is covered by a short hair, rough can be of different colors of the Bassets (white, black & Fawn) in any combination.

Character and skills

Low and somewhat plump appearance might suggest it is a lazy dog and something sleazy but this is only an impression, is a loving dog of the year. You need to do plenty of exercise to prevent overweight and arthritis at advanced ages.

Un cuidado específico de esta raza es la posibilidad del desarrollo de conjuntivitis debido a la piel fláccida de alrededor de los ojos (that leads to contain moisture), should be monitored continuously.

His facial expression promises sadness, fatigue, but a dog very joyful, good and very sociable, She loves children and adapts perfectly to the family environment. As well, a pesar de su aspecto físico, is a dog She loves the exercise, Sport and trips. It can be very stubborn, as well, sobre todo de cachorro…

Nice temperament, nunca agresivo ni tímido (only in some cases). It has great strength in the field. Extremadamente fiel.

Education “Basset Hound”

The stubborn side of Basset Hound requires authoritative parenting. You don't have to wait for “spend your youth”, since it only matures around 3 years. A constant education, firme y consistente desde una edad temprana le hará un buen perro de compañía.

In fact, no matter how smart I am, you will know how to make the most of every hesitation. De ahí la importancia de ser coherente y claro en las reglas y las recompensas que se le darán. No debería sorprenderte que pueda hacer oídos sordos cuando lo molestes.

Health “Basset Hound”

It is known that the Basset Hound Have overweight, so the risk of canine obesity must be taken into account, that can damage your spine.

Being the back a sensitive point of the Basset Hound, it is recommended to avoid obstacles and stairs in your daily life.

What's more, the Basset Hound have a predisposition to certain skin conditions:

– atopia;
– dermatitis with malassezia;
– primary seborrhea;
– intertrigo (in the folds of the skin).

Their long ears can also be a complicating factor. In fact, son propensos a infecciones como la sarna del oído, due to Otodectes cynotis, a microscopic mite that causes itching and pain. Esta infección se diagnostica mediante el examen directo del parásito en el oído y luego se trata mediante la aplicación local de un tratamiento acaricida.

Last, the eyes of the Basset Hound, since it is known that the breed has a genetic predisposition that favors the development of primary glaucoma, an eye disease in dogs that impairs the function of the optic nerve. This disease is diagnosed by an ophthalmological exam that measures intraocular pressure, what should a vet do. It is recommended that this examination be performed as soon as possible in the Basset, since the adverse effects of this disease can be reduced if detected early.

Grooming “Basset Hound”

The Basset Hound does not need much coat maintenance. However, the Basset Hound loses hair all the time, so it should be brushed regularly to avoid the accumulation of hair in the house.

What's more, their ears often need to be cleaned, as their length makes it particularly easy for dirt to enter them.

Basset Hound pictures

Vídeos Basset Hound

Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 163
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
  • Section 1.3: Small-sized hound-type dogs.. With proof of work..

Federations:

FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC

FCI breed standard "Basset Hound"

FCIFCI - Basset Hound
Basset
If you liked, rate this entry.
5/5 (1 Review)

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.