Facts & Origin
Corgi Basset - The fascinating mixture of Basset Hound and Corgi
The Corgi Basset is a delightful hybrid breed created by crossing the Basset Hound and the Corgi. This unique combination of two popular dog breeds results in a charming and lovable companion.
The exact history of the Corgi Basset's origins is not well documented, as it is a relatively new hybrid breed. However, it is believed that this cross was bred with the goal of combining the appearance and traits of both breeds.
Suitability and Use
The Corgi Basset is a versatile and adaptable dog that is suitable as a companion dog as well as a family pet. His friendly nature and loving temperament make him an ideal partner for people of all ages. He is known for his adaptability and can adapt well to different living conditions, whether in an apartment or a house with a garden.
|Origin||France - England|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Corgi Basset
The Corgi Basset is believed to have the following character traits:
- Amiable: the Corgi Basset is known for his affectionate nature and his affection for his owners.
- Sociable: He gets along well with other dogs and animals and enjoys being part of a social environment.
- Adaptable: The Corgi Basset adapts well to different lifestyles and can be happy in both urban and rural settings.
- Playful: He loves to play and can create a happy atmosphere with his cheerful nature.
- Alert: Because of his alert nature, he can be a good watchdog and alert to changes in his environment.
The Corgi Basset is a fascinating blend of Basset Hound and Corgi. With his lovable nature, adaptable character, and charming appearance, he makes a wonderful companion and family dog. His adaptability and friendly temperament make him an ideal pet for people of all ages. With proper care and veterinary attention, the Corgi Basset can lead a healthy and happy life and bring much joy to its owners.
Health and care
In terms of health, the Corgi Basset generally inherits the hardy nature of both parent breeds. However, it is important to watch out for certain health problems that can occur in the parent breeds. These include hip dysplasia, ear problems and weight gain. Regular veterinary examinations and proper care, including regular exercise, regular cleaning of the ears, and a balanced diet, are important to ensure the health and well-being of the Corgi Basset.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Corgi Basset is a medium-sized dog with a sturdy build and short legs. Since it is a mix of two breeds, the Corgi Basset's appearance can vary. Generally, it has the long back and short legs of the Basset Hound with the characteristic face and erect ears of the Corgi. The coat can be a variety of colors including brown, white, black or a combination thereof.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
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Corgi Bassets can grow to medium size, have thin legs and a long back, long ears and a blunt muzzle.
The mix requires regular care such as regular brushing, check-ups with the veterinarian and regular parasite control.
The most suitable is a balanced diet rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. It is advisable to use a high quality ready-made food, made specifically for the type of dog.
The life expectancy of a Basset Hound-Corgi mix is approximately 12-15 years.
These mixes require moderate to high activity. They should get 30-45 minutes at least 3 times a week.