Basshound:Basset Hound and Dachshund Mix
Facts & Origin
The Basset Hound - A Hybrid Breed
The Basset Hound and the Dachshund are breeds that both offer a nice blend of extreme friendliness and intelligence. Both breeds are very alert and also easy to train. The similarities between the two breeds include their low height and muscular bodies. Both have short legs and slender builds.
The Basset Hound is usually more of a quiet companion dog, while the Dachshund is a natural hunting dog. Both have an insatiable hunting instinct, which is a reminder that they were originally bred as hunting dogs. Although they differ in size and stature, they can both be kept as companion pets in Germany. They have a special ability to communicate with people of all ages, which makes them playful and loving pets.
|Origin||France - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 16 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Basset Hound - Such is probably its nature.
A Basset Hound and Dachshund mixed breed, also known as a basset hound, is a very charming and interesting dog breed. They are large enough for most families, but also small enough to live in most smaller living spaces. Basshounds are friendly and lovable and have much in common with both parent breeds in terms of their characteristics.
The Basshound's temperament is one of gentleness and friendliness, never becoming aggressive and loving to meet new people and animals. They are intelligent and smart and love to learn. With the right training and encouragement, they can learn a number of tricks, making them similar to a pet you would want to enroll in a school.
Basshounds love to be around people and they enjoy pleasing others. They love to be social, but they are also very independent. They will take less time to adjust to a new home or new people than another breed.
They are not overly energetic, but they do need a fair amount of exercise, such as walks, along with a fair amount of playtime to stay happy and healthy.
All in all, the Bass Hound is a fantastic choice to bring joy to a household. Not only are they cute, but they are also playful and friendly, so they will quickly become a beloved member of the family.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in a basset hound.
These mix dogs are a popular breed created by combining the Basset Hound and the Dachshund. Although mix dogs can be unique, they also tend to inherit some diseases that are typical in the parent breeds. Therefore, it is important for basset hound owners to know about these diseases.
One of the most common diseases in basset hounds is allergy. When a dog has an allergy, an itchy, unproductive cough or stuffy nose usually occurs. Although such symptoms do not pose a serious threat to the dog, they can gradually worsen if left untreated. Allergies are usually treated with antihistamines, which help relieve symptoms.
Another condition is epilepsy. This is a neurological disorder that causes sudden seizures caused by twitching in the legs, confusion and possibly unconsciousness. Usually, a dog with epilepsy requires medication to control the seizures.
Atopic dermatitis is another condition that affects dogs - especially this hybrid breed. This condition is an allergy-related inflammation of the skin that causes swelling, redness and itching. Treatment for this condition usually consists of medications, creams, or special diets that help relieve symptoms.
Although the above conditions are typical of basset hounds, it is important to note that every dog is different and not all conditions usually occur to the same degree or at the same rate. Therefore, it is important for owners to make regular vet visits to ensure their dog is healthy.
What does this mongrel look like?
This mixed breed dog has a thick, soft, shiny coat. It is medium to dark brown, sometimes with black or brown patches. The color and pattern of the coat varies depending on the particular dog. Sometimes there are black and tan patches. The coat type of this breed is mostly short haired. They have a very soft undercoat that dries quickly and keeps them warm. They also have long ears and a bushy tail, both of which are characteristic features of this breed.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
A basset hound usually has a very nice, fluffy coat. His body shape is usually short and stocky, comparable to that of a Basset Hound. His shoulder height is about 20-30 cm, and his weight is 8-12 kg on average. He has long ears like a Basset Hound and an elongated body like a Dachshund. His colors range approximately from brown to black to lighter tabby. His eyes are dark and round. His tail is longer than a Dachshund, but not as long as a Basset Hound.
|Fur||flat coated - rough-haired|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear|
|Anatomy||massive, hefty, strong|
|Size ♀||17 - 36 cm|
|Weight ♀||7 - 27 kg|
|Size ♂||17 - 38 cm|
|Weight ♂||7 - 29 kg|
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.
A Basset Hound is a cross between a Basset Hound and a Dachshund. These dogs have a very calm personality and are very affectionate and loving.
A Basset Hound-Dachshund mixed breed dog can live an average of 10 to 15 years.
Bassch dogs have a soft, densely curled coat that is usually black, brown, white or red in color.
Yes, these mixed breed dogs need regular brushing and regular nail care. It is also recommended to bathe the dog every 6-8 weeks.
Basset Hound Dachshund mixed breed dogs are prone to some health problems including respiratory problems, ear problems, allergies and eye problems. It is important to have regular vet exams to catch potential problems early.
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