Discover The Basset

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Origin of the Basset Hound - What is a Basset Hound


Personality and Physical Traits of the Basset Hound


Understanding the Basset Hound -The Basset Personality


Is a Basset Hound the Right Dog for you and Your Family?


How to Find a Good Basset Hound


Distinguish Reputable Breeders from Backyard Breeders & Puppy Mills


Finding a Reputable Breeder


Useful Addresses


National Directory of Basset Hound Breed Clubs


Questions Breeders May Ask Buyers


Questions to Ask a Breeder


Never Buy a Basset from a Pet Store


Adopting a Rescue Basset - Advantages/Disadvantages


Basset Hound Rescue Addresses


Should You Choose a Male or a Female


Spaying and Neutering


The Purchase of an Adult Versus a Puppy


Purchasing a Companion Pet


The Basset in Obedience, Agility, Tracking or Field Trialing


Purchasing a Show Prospect


The Decision to Purchase a Basset Hound


Making Your Home Safe for Your Puppy


The Basset Shopping List:  Things to Buy for your Puppy


Things to Take when You Pick up Your Puppy


Bringing Your Puppy Home


Housebreaking & Housebreaking when Owners Work


Some Feeding Tips


Exercising Your Basset Hound


Grooming the Basset Hound


Health Concerns for Bassets


Preventative Health Measures that Owners Can Take


Training Your Basset Hound


Useful Books and Resouces, Pet Supplies, Mail Order