Facts & Origin
Dobie-Basset: The Doberman and Basset Hound Mix
The Dobie-Basset, a cross between a Doberman and a Basset Hound, is a fascinating mix that combines the protective instinct of the Doberman with the gentle nature of the Basset Hound.
The parent breeds of the Dobie Basset originate from different regions of Europe. The Doberman was bred in Germany and is known for its strong protective instinct and high intelligence. The Basset Hound, originally from France, is an excellent scent hunter and is known for its gentle and relaxed personality.
Suitability and attitude
The Dobie Basset is well suited for families and individuals who appreciate the patient nature of the Basset Hound and the protective instincts of the Doberman. They are usually child-friendly and get along well with other pets. However, their mixed heritage also means they need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy.
|Origin||France - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 13 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
The character traits of the Dobie Basset can cover a wide range, depending on which parent traits come through more strongly. They may inherit the watchful and protective instincts of the Doberman, as well as the gentle and patient nature of the Basset Hound. They are often loyal and loving to their family and can display a calm alertness to strangers.
The Dobie-Basset is a unique blend that combines the best traits of the Doberman and Basset Hound into one loving package. With enough exercise, proper care, and plenty of love, this mixed breed dog will be a loyal and loving companion who enjoys both the quiet and active moments of life with his family.
Care and health
Coat Care: Dobie Bassets generally have a short, smooth coat that requires minimal grooming. Regular brushing can help keep the coat healthy and minimize hair loss.
Exercise: These dogs need a healthy mix of physical activity and mental stimulation. Daily walks and playtime can help keep them in good shape.
Health: Potential health problems that Dobie Bassets can inherit include hip dysplasia, eye problems and certain skin problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
A Dobie-Basset can have an interesting mix of the physical characteristics of both parent breeds . They are usually medium to large in size, weighing around 25-40 kilograms. Their body can be longer, similar to that of a Basset Hound, while their head and facial features can resemble those of a Doberman. Their coat can be a variety of colors, including black, brown, white, and various combinations of these colors.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
In veterinary medicine, this is the name given to a complex of symptoms caused by nerve damage in the area of the spinal cord or spinal cord nerves in the area of the cervical spine.
Blue Doberman Syndrome
Blue Doberman Syndrome (Alopecia). This is a hereditary disease that leads to progressive hair loss.
Dancing Doberman Diseas
Initially, there is only bending of the legs, which is caused by muscle failure. In the advanced stage, the disease then leads to paralysis.
Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
A Dobie-Basset is a cross between the two breeds Doberman and Basset Hound.
A Dobie Basset usually has a very gentle, lively and affectionate character. They are also quite intelligent and easy to train.
These mixed breeds can come in a range of colors and patterns. As a rule, most of the colors and patterns of the Doberman, such as black, red, brown with brown Mascher, sable with red-brown Mascher and more.
A Dobie Basset usually grows to be medium to large in size.
Yes, a Dobie Basset needs regular grooming, including regular brushing, regular bathing, and also regular combing of the ears and eyes.