Breed group : Working, Hounding
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GENERALBreed group: Working, Hounding Type: Hybrid
Talent: Herding, Military work, Racing, Sighting, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: 60-100 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & Brown, Dark Brown / Chocolate
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-13 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Not good for cold climate
The Dobie-Basset is a mix between a Basset hound and a Doberman Pinscher purebreds. These dogs are called hybrid dogs or designer dogs. They are large size dogs averaging a height of 22-24 inches and weighing around 60-100 pounds. These dogs are alert, intelligent, loyal and social. They are good for families with older children. These dogs are found in many different colours. They have features of both parent breeds.
Common colours for these dogs are black, black and tan, blue, brown, gray and white.
They have short, dense and fine coat.
They are good family pets provided they are given enough obedience training and ample socialization with other pets. They may have dominant traits that should be dealt with gentle but consistent training sessions. These dogs should be supervises when they are around small children. These dogs will alert their owners of any significant change in the surroundings and are good watch and guard dogs.
They would require daily brushing and average grooming.
They may be willful when it comes to training unless they are properly trained from early age.
These dogs would require fair amount of exercise to keep them happy and fit.