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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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Introduce Yourself Here

All users with less than 3 posts can only post in here until they reach 3 posts. After that, they will be given FULL access to the site. This is to help minimize spam.
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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. 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?
  2. 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...
  3. Training a Basset

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    Hi everyone. I am new to Bassets but have owned many dogs over the years. I have a six month old basset Winnie, who is totally amazing and naughty. Whenever I talk to Basset owners they tell me you can't train a basset in the same way you train other dogs. But no one actually tells you why or...
  4. 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...
  5. Maggie Mae has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge

    General Basset Hound Discussion
    A follow up to my post last night about Maggie's fractured femur. I had to make the hardest decision of my life today. I had to make the choice to prolong the inevitable or send Maggie over the Rainbow Bridge. Maggie had bone cancer. That is why she fractured her femur. Typically when a dog...
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