Small Dog Breeds A-Z (over 69 dog breeds listed!)
The Basset Hound
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The Basset Hound breed originates from England. This small dog breed has a shoulder height of around 13 - 15 inches. The Basset Hound has a coat dense with smooth short hairs. The Basset Hound is a calm, intelligent and pateint dog breed which can be both independent and sociable. This dog breed can make a great pet as it is an excellent play mate and easily gets along with children and other pets.
However, it does not like to be left alone often, or for long periods of time. Grooming a Basset Hound is an easy task. You should make sure that you keep its large ears clean and remove any old shedding hairs. The Basset Hound should be consistently trained with a lot of patience needed. This dog requires a relatively small amount of exercise. Three short walks each day and some outdoor play should be sufficient.