Basset Hound Breeders Jerome ID

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Companion Animal Clinic
(208) 536-5285
17 N Idaho St
Wendell, ID

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Rhett, Misty, Dvm - Roche Equine Veterinary Svc Pa
(208) 731-0661
3477 N 2900 E
Twin Falls, ID

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Valley View Veterinary Clinic
(208) 734-7966
2355 Beryl Ave
Twin Falls, ID

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My Darling Dogs
(208) 739-2093
7353 Cloud Ct
Caldwell, ID
Breeds
Bolognese

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Silver Sage Danes
(208) 431-6203
Rupert, ID
Breeds
Great Dane

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Maendl, Art, DVM - West End Veterinary Clinic
(208) 543-6000
4194 N 1380 E
Buhl, ID

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Morgan, Jared, Dvm - Green Acres Pet Ctr
(208) 734-2711
868 Green Acres Dr
Twin Falls, ID

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Oliver Tree Kennels
(208) 756-8477
31 E Foothill Rd
Salmon, ID
Breeds
Lhasa Apso

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DJ's Chihuahuas
(208) 529-6543
826 Singletree Ln
Idaho Falls, ID
Breeds
Chihuahua

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Rockin Heart Ranch
(208) 875-0187
1340 Rock Creek Rd
Potlatch, ID
Breeds
Cirneco Dell'Etna

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Basset Hound - Guide to Basset Hounds

Description: The strong, sturdy Basset Hound was developed in France which also explains the origin of the name: in French, "bas" means "low" which describes this short, low-to-the-ground dog perfectly. Most researchers believe that the breed descends from the now-extinct St. Hubert breed, also from France. While the breed did not arrive in England and North America until the late1800s and early 1900s, it has existed in Europe for approximately 300 years. The Basset makes an excellent tracker of hare, rabbit and deer due to his compactness and slick coat; he is able to move through dense bush with relative ease. While he may appear to be a slow-mover at first glance, the Basset Hound is surprisingly athletic and can cover great distances in a short time. Families with a Basset need to provide him with regular exercise, such as a daily walk, to prevent him from becoming obese.

Height: Generally, the Bassets are in the range of 13.5" to 14". Ideally though, the height should not exceed 14", however heights up to 15" are accepted. Any height at the shoulder blades over 15" is a disqualification.

Weight: The weight for a Basset Hound can range from 40 to 60 lbs (17.9 - 26.8 kg)

Coat Type: While the skin of Basset Hound may be loose and wrinkled, the actual coat is short, flat and sleek. Colors acceptable to this breed are the same as any acceptable Foxhound color: tan, black, or red, with white markings permissable. A weekly rub-down with a bristle brush or hound-mitt keeps the Basset Hound's coat clean and healthy.

Temperament: The companionable Basset makes a loyal, gentle and devoted family pet.

Health Problems: Be sure to keep the eyes and extra-long ears of our Basset Hound clean to prevent infection.

Special Interest: Like every other hound-dog, when the Basset Hound catches an interesting scent, he is inclined to track as far and for as long as he can. For this reason, make sure ...

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