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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 Performance Events

Let's hear from those brave souls seriously engaged in training their bassets in the sports of competition obedience, tracking, agility, and field trials.
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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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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 Politics

A catch-all category for everything from the pros and cons of AKC to controversies within the Basset Hound Club of America to the politics of dog shows. Let's hear about the stuff that nobody ever REALLY talks about!
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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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A read-only forum addressing frequently asked questions about posting photos, housetraining, etc.
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  1. General Basset Hound Discussion
    Our 4 month old puppy’s front left leg occasionally gives out. He does not appear to be in any pain. We only let him walk up stairs. He is not allowed on the furniture. He plays a lot but does whine when we go on short walks. We only walk him on a harness. He is on Orijen large breed puppy...
  2. General Basset Hound Discussion
    I love him regardless; husband and I got him as a rehome situation at 14 weeks. We were told he’s full basset. I just think he looks a smidge tall, and the shape of his ears is a bit off? I know that his breeding is probably not the best. The previous owner wouldn’t give me any history. It’s...
  3. General Basset Hound Discussion
    Hi all, I need some sound advice. Our Dug is an almost 12 yr. old male basset with chronic anal gland infections. He is sedated every 3-4 weeks and both glands are expressed, packed and medicated. This has been ongoing for about a year now. My vet recommends removal of the anal glands but...
  4. Basset Hound Health and Genetics
    Hello! I know that basset hounds are slightly bowlegged to a degree and have outward turned feet for balance (some more than others) but I'm noticing a growing difference in his right front leg. It goes almost completely sideways and the bone is more pronounced and curved. Doesn't look so...
  5. Introduce Yourself Here
    Since I need to start 3 threads before being able to post I need some advice. My Basset boy Hank is impossible to house train. He will go through short spells where he won't pee in the house, then goes back to his usual routine in peeing at night. Crate training never worked for him. When I...
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