Breed group : Hounding
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GENERALBreed group: Hounding Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 25-45 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 12 ÃÂ 15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Basschshund breed is the result of cross breeding between the Basset Hound and the Dachshund purebreds. They are of medium size and display characteristics of both of the parent breeds. They come in different colours such as white, grey, brown, black, sand or chestnuts. They have short hair and slight doggie odor that can be taken care of by regular bathing.
The Basschshund dogs are found in white, grey, brown, black, sand and reddish colours.
They have short coat that does not require lots of care.
They are energetic, active, gentle and loving and go along well with adults and children. They may show some stubbornness towards house breaking. The owner then should be more stubborn than the dog in order to make it obey him.
They may show stubborn behavior while housebreaking but should be dealt with patience, firmness and positive reinforcement.
Early training is recommended for these dogs.
This breed need minimal exercise and is normally lazy but very active indoors. They will do well in an apartment with their small size.