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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Questions & Answers
Those adorable Basset Hound puppies for sale in Seattle today have a long history that goes back centuries to the aristocratic hunting grounds of France. The breed was originally created for hunting small game, with the low-slung bodies and powerful noses making the scent hounds perfect for going after small game.
Just browse through our easily navigable site for the pups offered by Basset Hound breeders in Seattle and beyond. When a pooch strikes your fancy, you can contact the breeder to talk about everything from health history to behavioral norms. When you’re satisfied, it’s time to talk about arranging transportation and soon enough that perfect pup will be in your home.
Given to show low energy indoors, any of the Basset Hound puppies for sale Seattle breeders and businesses have will be particularly well suited to apartment life. While they can work well in larger homes too, Basset Hounds don’t tend to like a lot of backyard time. Stairs can also put undue stress on their little legs, so a one-story apartment can be ideal.
Famed for their love of laziness, Basset Hounds might fool you into thinking they’re an entirely inactive breed. But get them outside and their hunting instincts will kick in, excitedly following their noses to explore the outdoor world of scents. Expert Seattle Basset Hound breeders advise about 30 to 40 minutes of walking each day, best broken into two or three short trips.
There’s no guarantee you’ll find Basset Hound puppies in Seattle shelters -- and more of a chance that you won’t. Shelter dogs also rarely come with the important health, breeding, and behavioral histories you get through the Uptown network. But as dog lovers, we’re in no way anti-shelter, as many of them provide valuable services in caring for canines.
We would never offer that -- and you probably shouldn’t choose the cheapest. The lowest-priced Basset Hounds for sale Seattle has to offer often come from disreputable sources such as puppy mills and backyard breeders that lack the experience and ethics to properly care for dogs. Uptown’s businesses and breeders offer fair prices for their expertise and humane canine care.
As the name suggests, backyard breeders are amateurs who dabble in home dog breeding, most often without the skills needed to do it properly. The Basset Hound puppies Seattle backyard breeders offer are often prone to health problems later in life. So you might save a few bucks in the short run, but you’ll pay later in veterinary costs.
With stocky frames full of mass, any Seattle Basset Hound for sale you’re considering will need a balanced diet that includes lots of protein. The top Basset Hound breeders Seattle has recommend a high-quality dry kibble that has more than 20% protein. As Basset Hounds are prone to both bloat and weight gain, best to watch the portions and feed them twice a day.
No. But they’re not the most difficult. Any Basset Hound Seattle breeders and businesses may bring into your life will almost surely have a stubborn side. A Basset Hound’s intelligence often causes headstrong ways. Patience, firmness, and positive reinforcement will get them to obey. And bribery works! Basset Hounds love food and so treats help the training process.
They’re excellent with families! Any Basset Hound for sale Seattle breeders and businesses are offering is apt to have a silly side that works well with children. A Basset Hound’s love of lazing also makes them well suited to more-chill adults. And as highly social creatures, Basset Hounds are known to get along with other pets too!
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