Basset Hounds History how they got their name!

The word Basset comes from the French word “bas” meaning low. Therefore, some authors suggest that the basset hound dogs come from dwarfs born in litters of French hounds.

Other authors indicate that the basset hound lines originated from the bloodhound.

In either case, the breed is prized for its qualities to follow a trail. Today, and popularized in the world, this breed of dog fulfills both functions as functions of hunting dog companion dog.

Moreover, his charismatic appearance has led companies as “Hush Puppies” to use the image of basset hound for your logo.


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