Country of Origin: England.
Size: Shoulder height: 33 – 38 cm (13 – 15 inches).

Coat: Hair is short, dense, and smooth.

Character: This breed is independent but sociable, calm, patient and playful.

Temperament: Bassets are excellent playmates for children and get along fine with dogs and other animals. Bassets do not like to be left alone.

Care: Apart from removing dead hairs when shedding, the Basset’s great big ears must be kept clean.

Training: Basset hounds must be trained with consistency and patience.

Activity: Basset hounds do not require much exercise. Three short walks a day should be enough to keep them content, as long as they can also play in the yard.