DetailsBasset Hound _Basset hound breed of dog developed centuries ago in France and long maintained, chiefly in France and Belgium, as a hunting dog of the aristocracy. Originally used to trail hares, rabbits, and deer, it has also been used in hunting birds, foxes, and other game. It is characterized as a slow, deliberate hunter, with a deep voice and a “nose” second in keenness only to that of the bloodhound. Short-legged and heavy-boned, the basset hound has long, pendulous ears and a short coat in any combination of black, tan, and white. It stands 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 cm) and weighs 40 to 60 pounds (18 to 27 kg). There are many regional varieties of bassets in France. _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. Their sense of smell for tracking is second only to that of the Bloodhound. The name Basset is derived from the French word bas, meaning "low", with the attenuating suffix -et, together meaning "rather low". Basset Hounds are usually Bicolors or Tricolors of standard hound coloration.In this article "Basset" (with a capital B) is used to distinguish the modern breed from other basset-type dogs.
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SKU 10001630 Length [mm] 100 Width [mm] 66.44 Height [mm] 82.59 Volume [cm³] 132.81 Area [cm²] 209.08