16 Amazing Facts About Basset Hounds You Might Not Know

The most famous description of the Basset Hound comes from Shakespeare, who described it as “a midsummer night’s dream”.

The Basset is a good-natured dog that gets along with people and animals alike. Basset owners say the dog has a great sense of humor.

In any case, he is a great buddy for big and small and has a very big heart.

#1 Like all hunting dogs, the Basset Hound can be stubborn, just as housebreaking can be difficult. Dog crate training is recommended.

#2 If he smells something interesting, the Basset Hound will likely try to follow it, no matter how dangerous it may be for him.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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