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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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Introduce Yourself Here

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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 Basset Mom with a Question

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    We just got a new basset puppy and couldn’t be happier with her. She’s doing great with her house training, and is just adorable. The issue we are having is when she is left alone.If I actually leave the house, she does just fine. She whines for a couple minutes but then she calms herself down...
  2. 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...
  3. 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?
  4. Have you heard of Springbatts?

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    A friend of mine makes felted animals and the other day she was asked to make a dog from a couple of photos that she took to be a Basset Hound, so when she showed me the pictures, I thought the face was slightly different, the legs a wee bit longer and the body slightly shorter and wondered if...
  5. Male VS Female

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    As my husband and I continue to count down the days until our new puppy is born (Oct. 9thish) we have had to take part in the age old debate. Male dog over female dog. We have no intention of breeding, this is just going to be a companion dog. I have two males cats and I prefer them over any...
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