Basset Retriever:Basset Hound and Golden Retriever Mix

Hybrid Breed

Basset Hound + Golden Retriever


Basset Hound and Golden Retriever Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Basset Retriever is a mixed breed of a Basset Hound and a Golden Retriever. This breed has many characteristics that can be found individually in each of the breeds. The Basset Retriever is a very affectionate and loving dog that is also considered to be very good natured and loyal. This dog has a medium build and a strong immune system as well as a positive attitude. Its coat is usually short and smooth, which ensures that it can be outside even in difficult weather conditions. Additionally, Basset Retrievers can be a very good choice for families with children, as they are adaptive and tolerant. Overall, the Basset Retriever is a great dog that can form a strong and loving bond with its family.

Alternate Name -
Origin France - UK
Life expectancy 10 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Basset Retriever - Such is probably his nature.

The Basset Hound and Golden Retriever mix is a popular hybrid breed that offers a unique combination of the Basset Hound's character and the Golden Retriever's intelligence. This blend of two of the world's most popular dog breeds promises a cute and sociable family pet.

The Basset Retriever has a calm, gentle and friendly personality. He is loyal and affectionate and likes to join his family. He is a loyal companion who spends a lot of time with his owner. Outside the home, he can also serve as a guard dog.

The mix dog usually has a lively and cheerful nature. He loves to meet other people and other animals, but also tends to be calm and relaxed. This dog is reliable and balanced, which makes him an ideal family member. Due to his good intelligence, he is easy to train and responds to commands without problems. He has a strong drive to be adventurous and discover new things. But even boring activities at home, such as watching TV or television is no problem for the Basset Hound and Golden Retriever mix. The Basset Hound and Golden Retriever Mix is a wonderful family dog who loves to play, hike and exercise with his family. He is a reliable and attentive companion who loves to spoil his owners. He needs a lot of attention and care, but also gives back a lot of love and joy.

What diseases can occur in Basset Hound and Golden Retriever mix.

Basset Hound Golden Retriever mixes are popular with many people because of their charming appearance, calm temperament and affectionate nature. Unfortunately, these clever and lovable dogs can suffer from certain health-related conditions that are important to know about.

Although Basset Hound Golden Retriever mixes are relatively hardy, they can suffer from a variety of genetic disorders, allergies and other diseases. The most common conditions found in these dogs include ellepsydrassi (or elbow dysplasia), hereditary diseases such as patellar luxation (patella dislocation), heart disease, eye disease, and skin problems.

Some of these diseases can be successfully treated with timely preventative measures and regular veterinary visits. Therefore, it is important to optimize the dog's immune system and give him a balanced diet with good vitamins.

Ellepsydrassi is a painful disease of the cartilage and joints called osteoarthritis of the elbow. It can cause the elbow to not fit together properly. The dog then has difficulty supporting its weight and is prone to arthritis.

Patellar luxation is a hereditary condition that causes the kneecap to become irregular. The kneecap does not slide properly into position, causing pain and muscle spasms. This condition is often caused by shortening of the rear leg.

Heart disease in Basset Hound Golden Retriever mixes can be caused by congenital defects or by taking certain medications. These include cardiomyopathies and heart valve and arrhythmia problems.

Basset Retrievers also tend to suffer from eye diseases. Some of these conditions are congenital, while others can be the result of allergies or infections. The most commonly observed eye diseases include cataract, glaucoma, retinopathy and keratitis.

Skin problems are more common in Basset Hound Golden Retriever mixes than in other breeds. These conditions can be infectious or atopic in nature and can become very uncomfortable if not treated in a timely manner. They can be caused by allergies, parasite infestations or autoimmune reactions.

It is usually possible to treat the above diseases in Basset Hound Golden Retriever mixes. However, in order to prevent em

A Basset Hound and Golden Retriever mixed breed has a coat that is soft and fluffy. It can have either long or medium length hair. Usually, it has a loose texture and is silky smooth. The color can range from light brown tones to cream and golden hues to dark brown and black tones. It is also possible for the dogs to have a variegated coat, which is the case with most other mixes. The body of the dog will likely carry a combination of whatever shades.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Basset Hound Golden Retriever mix breed is usually a medium-sized dog with an average length of 46-56 cm and a weight of 19-27 kg. It has a long, lean body with well-developed muscles, short legs and a slight dog-eared style to the head. The head and body are usually light brown with a darker tail, which is usually carried higher than the back. The dog has a flat muzzle, long ears, a broad chest and a soft, abundant coat that comes in three different lengths, smooth, curly and wavy. Eyes are usually hazel and very expressive.

Fur length short - medium
Fur flat coated - wavy
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail short - fanned out
Anatomy massive, hefty, strong
Size ♀ 28 - 56 cm
Weight ♀ 20 - 32 kg
Size ♂ 30 - 61 cm
Weight ♂ 23 - 34 kg
Suitable For -
  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • 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.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • The size depends on the genealogy of the parents, but an average size is between medium and large (46-56 cm & a weight of 19-27 kg).

  • The average life expectancy is about 10 to 15 years.

  • Mixed breed dogs of Golden Retriever and Basset Hound are usually very affectionate and adaptable. They are lively and love to play and exercise with their owners. They are intelligent and learn new tricks quickly.

  • The Goldador usually has a medium length coat that is smooth rather than curly, although the color can vary.

  • You can look for a Golden Retriever and Basset Hound mix at animal shelters or breeders. Rescue groups can also be a source.

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