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Basset Hounds: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Basset Hound puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Basset Hounds...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Basset Hound Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Basset Hound FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Basset Hounds.


Training Basset Hounds

I'll show you how to teach your Basset Hound puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Basset Hound Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Basset Hound health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Basset Hound

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Basset Hound from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Basset Hound puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.