Meet the Basset Hound

Basset Hounds have a reputation of being very lazy, having long ears and droopy eyes.  While they may have long ears and droopy eyes many are NOT lazy.  When looking to adopt a Basset Hound keep in mind that puppies and young Bassets are VERY active and need a playmate with lots of exercise to keep them out of trouble.  If you are looking for a more laid back Basset Hound you may want to look to at an older hound.
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The Basset Hound Club of America website is a great resource for more information on the breed.

Discover the Origin of the Basset Hound and The Personality of the Basset Hound


BloodhoundsMeet the Bloodhound

Bloodhounds are a long legged version of the Basset Hound with many of the same traits. The American Bloodhound Club website is a great resource for more information on the breed.

The Bloodhound as a Family Pet

Check out Animal Planet to see more on the Basset Hound and Bloodhound

Training Tips for Your Hound

Did we mention that Basset Hounds and Bloodhounds can be very stubborn?  It helps to have patience in training your hound.  There are many great publications along with dog trainers that can assist you in your new endeavor!moore_photo

Search for publications or dog trainers via www.goodsearch.com.   When you go to the website put in Arizona Basset Hound Rescue as the non-profit organization and the hounds receive  $.01 per search.

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“Happiness is a Rescued Hound” Statistics

As of June 30, 2014
1838 rescued since 1998
18 adopted in 2014
43 rescued in 2014
78 rescued in 2013
54 adopted in 2013

 

 

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