The Basset dog breed was bred for hunting small game such as rabbits and is still used for this purpose in some parts of the country. When he’s not on the trail of a bunny, he’s a laid-back family friend who loves kids.

Watch and learn about Basset Hound dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Basset Hound Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Basset Hound Dog Hound Dogs Up to 1 foot, 2 inches tall at the shoulder 50 to 65 pounds 10 to 12 years