About Basset Hounds
Developed to hunt small game like rabbits, the Basset Hound’s goofy appearance also makes it one of the world’s most endearing dog breeds. Today, Basset Hounds are beloved for their sweet, gentle personality more than anything!
The Basset Hounds easygoing nature makes them an excellent choice for inexperienced or first-time dog owners.
With their stubby legs, floppy ears, and constant grin, there’s just something endearing about the Basset Hound.
Basset Hounds are super affectionate, getting along great with adults, kids, strangers, and even other dogs.
Easy to Groom
Basset Hounds have short, fine coats that are really easy to groom—perfect for those who don’t have a lot of time for weekly haircuts.
Great for Apartments
Basset Hounds are pretty lazy (in a good way), and they make great dogs for those who live in apartments.
Fun for the Whole Family
Kind and forgiving with children, Basset Hounds make a sweet family pet that will be your companion for years to come.
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Simply search through the pups on the site, with a focus on, for example, Basset Hound puppies for sale in Portland. When you stop on that perfect pup, contact the breeder. They’ll be happy to answer any questions. When you’re ready, you can discuss transportation, and soon that darling four-legged friend will be in your home.
Any Basset Hounds for sale in Portland today can trace their roots back centuries to the French hunting grounds favored by aristocrats. The short legs, sturdy frames, and super-sensitive noses of Basset Hounds make them ideal for going after the small game found across the diverse terrain of the France’s countryside.
The breeders and companies in our network offer “nose-to-tail” health checks, examining everything from noses, eyes, and ears to respiratory and gastrointestinal systems and more. Any Portland Basset Hound breeders and businesses that pass the scrutiny needed to join our network offer only the best canine healthcare.
As expert Basset Hound breeders in Portland will advise, the breed may show laziness indoors but require daily outdoor exercise. So if you’re considering a Portland Basset Hound for sale, plan on daily walks of about 30 to 40 minutes. And it’s a good idea, both to ease the stress on their little legs and for bladder needs, to split the exercise over two or three short walks.
Well, it’s doubtful that the Basset Hound puppies Portland has will be found at shelters. And any shelter dog you do get will almost certainly lack the documentation, such as health and family history, you get with the Portland Basset Hound puppies for sale through Uptown. We offer something different from shelters. But, as dog lovers, we applaud the work some shelters do.
If you decide that one of the Basset Hound puppies for sale Portland breeders and businesses are offering with Uptown is for you, think protein. Basset Hounds need considerable protein to maintain their hefty builds. Good quality kibble with a protein content of over 20% will meet their dietary requirements and benefit both dental and digestive health.
Purebreds, like the Portland Basset Hounds for sale through Uptown, have ancestors from a single breed, with documented standards maintained for generations. Behavioral and physical characteristics are highly predictable with purebred dogs. Mixed breeds have two or more breeds in their heritage and so are much less predictable with their mixes of traits.
They’re not the easiest, though not the most difficult. As the expert Basset Hound breeders Portland has will tell you, Basset Hounds are highly intelligent and that often translates to stubbornness. The best approach to training includes firmness, positive reinforcement, affection -- and plenty of treats as rewards!
The Basset Hounds for sale Portland breeders and businesses feature on our site are true pack animals. That means they simply love companionship, keeping close to kids, parents, and even other pets. And games? Basset Hounds love stimulating play time, especially if the games involve sniffing such as Hide the Treat.
With an average height of about 14 inches, any Basset Hound Portland has might surprise you with its heft. They often range in weight from 50 to 70 pounds, largely due to the fact that they have more bone per pound than almost any other breed. They may be too big to be considered lap dogs -- but don’t tell them that as they try to settle into your lap for a snuggle!
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