Discover the Basset Hound

A Guide to Purchasing This Fascinating Breed

This guide includes a history of the breed, personality and physical traits of the basset hound, tips on how to purchase a puppy, basset hound rescue information, basset-proofing your home, health and grooming information and much more.
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By Claudia Waller Orlandi, Ph.D.
“Discover the Basset Hound”
is published by the Basset Hound Club of America.
Copyright © 1999 by Claudia Waller Orlandi, Ph.D.
updated by the Public Education Committee – March 2018
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