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General Basset Hound Discussion

Basic questions and answers about bassets, as well as sharing between basset owners. Funny and inspirational stories welcome!
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Basset Hound Health and Genetics

Many of us are interested in preserving the basset as a healthy breed. This forum is for breeders and concerned owners alike to share information with each other.
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Basset Hound Conformation and Breeding

A discussion group for those interested in showing and breeding basset hounds for conformation. Brags are welcome!
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Rescue and Adoption Issues

This forum is for discussions among those interested in working with a rescue organization (whether as a foster home or in some other capacity) and those who want to adopt a rescue basset hound.
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  1. New Puppy itchy skin

    Basset Hound Health and Genetics
    Our new 12 wk old basset puppy has developed very itchy skin. Initially I thought maybe he had a flea but after we treated him with the flea medicine he continued to itch which I chalked up to a possible skin irritation from said flea (if he ever had one, I never found one on him) I have been...
  2. Pet Insurance Anyone?

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    Wondering if anyone here uses pet insurance? After having emergency bloat surgery to the tune of about 4K, then some cancer surgery this year, about 1K so far, I am thinking the next dog we might insure....anyone have any experience with this?
  3. Desperate need of help for one of my hounds

    Basset Hound Health and Genetics
    I have an 11 year old hound that has had some medical problems in the last couple years, such as spine surgery and Hip Dysplasia and a few minor problems. In the last couple months we’ve had a few new issues arise. About two months ago we had blood work done on her in preparation of her dental...
  4. Photos... For no particular reason

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    Hi All. I know we have the photo albums here, but we are all proud Moms & Dads of our fur babies and want to share our "brag books" even if it doesn't relate to a particular topic. I hope this thread is liked and well used. We all want to brag on our babes and admire and gush over the others...
  5. World's Oldest Basset Hound?

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    One of our Bassets, Buster, was rescued from an extrememely negligent neighbor in August of 1993. At the time, the vet said he appeared to be about 6 months old which makes him at least 18 YEARS OLD! He is ancient, blind, mostly deaf, but eats like a champ and tries - mostly failing ;>) - to...
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