The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog of the hound family, as well as one of six recognized Basset breeds in France; furthermore, Bassets are scent hounds that were originally bred for the purpose of hunting rabbits and hare.
Life span: 10 to 12 years
Temperament: Devoted, Gentle, Friendly, Sweet-Tempered, Affectionate, Tenacious
Weight: Female: 20 to 27 kg, Male: 23 to 29 kg.
Colors: Black & White, Lemon & White, Red & White, Tri-color, Black & Brown, Brown & White.
Height: Male: 30 to 38 cm, Female: 28 to 36 cm.
Origin: France, United Kingdom, Great Britain.