Basset Hound Fun!

A Friendly Place to
Learn About and Share the Breed

I like to say that my family is... Owned by a Basset Hound!!!

We got our first Basset in 2002 and named him Hunter - for fun we called him Hunter Bunter. He was a great addition to our family. He was friendly, adorable, and gentle. He was also quite stubborn at times but, we loved him to death. Hunter was with us for 14 years. We are now owned by a second Basset Hound. Her name is Coffee Bean!

Many years ago I decided to create this website. I had learned a lot about the breed through my initial research. Better yet, I enjoyed hanging out with a goofy dog named Hunter so much that I decided...  Why not share all of our fun and silly experiences? Believe it or not, through all of the years that I was owned by Hunter Bunter, he was always teaching me something new and useful to share with others.

I hope you enjoy your visit here. Read on for more about what this site has to offer...

Thinking about adding a Basset Hound to your family?

If so, then this website is perfect for you! You may have questions like:

  •  Is this breed right for me and my family?
  • What’s the best way to find one?
  • And once I have one, how do I train and care for him?

I had these same questions before we got Hunter. I created this website as a valuable, free resource to answer questions like these and more.

Are you “owned by a Basset Hound” like I am?

If so, then yay! I love Basset enthusiasts.

I share lots of information here that you may find useful. Maybe you have information or stories to share as well. If so, that's great because you can contribute to this site too.

Basset Hounds can be quite entertaining. Their silly antics make me laugh so you’ll find lots of fun stories on this site about my experiences with Hunter. I'd love to hear your stories!

Do you have Basset Hound stories to tell ?

If so, I’d love to hear them!

Click here to share your stories, personal experiences, and knowledge.

Learn more about me…

To learn more about Hunter, me, and this web site read my about page.

And finally, here's a photo of Hunter that's a favorite of mine...

Favorite Basset Hound PhotoSummer 2008 - 6.5 years old

Site Guide

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Breed Info

A Detailed Basset Hound Breed Profile
The Basset Hound breed is a loving, mild-mannered, purebred dog. Learn more about his behavior, size, health and care, and personality.

Adopting from Basset Hound Rescue
Basset Hound rescue organizations have many wonderful Basset Hounds in need of loving homes. If you want a Basset Hound as a pet, adopting a homeless hound from a rescue organization is one option to consider.

Basset Hound Puppies... So Adorable! But, Should You Buy One? Maybe. But...
Basset Hound Puppies are not for everyone. Before buying, ask yourself a few key questions. Find out if this type of puppy is right for you and your family.

Is Owning a Basset Hound for Me? Find Out...
Thinking about owning a Basset Hound? These three steps will help you determine if this breed is for you.

Interesting Basset Hound Facts for a Comprehensive Overview
Basset Hound facts providing important and relevant information for all who are interested in learning about this unique breed.

Dog Books with the Best Basset Hound Information
These books are filled with excellent Basset Hound information that will help you raise a healthy, happy, and well-behaved Basset Hound.

Health & Care

Basset Hound Care - Keeping Your Dog Healthy
Proper Basset Hound care is essential to keeping your dog happy and healthy. Prevent problems that can lead to an unhealthy Basset Hound and costly veterinarian bills.

Basset Hound Grooming: Brushing, Bathing, and Nail Trimming
Basset Hound grooming should be part of your dog care routine. It's important for maintaining excellent Basset Hound health.

Real Basset Hound Names and the People Who Love Them
Lots of Basset Hound names including photos and stories. Find the perfect name for your new Basset Hound puppy or dog.

Proper Basset Hound Training Leads to a More Enjoyable Dog Ownership Experience
Basset Hound training is the key to raising a well-behaved, well-adjusted Basset Hound. Teach your Basset to master the basics.

Basset Hound Health and Care: Preventing Common Health Problems
If you're concerned about Basset Hound health and care, read about the best way to ensure optimal health for your beloved Basset Hound.

Looking for a Basset Hound Toy? You and your dog will love these...
Fun and games with your Basset Hound! A unique Basset Hound toy and a favorite Basset Hound stuffed animal.

Choosing the Best Dog Bowls
The best dog bowls are durable, sanitary, safe, and easy to clean. Which is best for your dog? Stainless steel, ceramic, plastic, no spill, slow feed? Find out...

Just for Fun

Basset Hound Information, Stories, Personal Experiences, and Knowledge
Basset Hound information and stories, contributed by breed enthusiasts from around the world.

My Favorite Basset Hound Gifts
Unique Basset Hound gifts for Basset Hound lovers. From personalized to simple, these gifts will surely please almost any breed enthusiast.

Basset Hound Pictures and Photos for Basset Hound Lovers
These books are filled with lots of Basset Hound pictures and they make a great gift for anyone who loves Basset Hounds.

Basset Hound Video Series: Funny and Informational
A Basset Hound video collection. Laugh and learn something new! Includes Basset Hound 101, hunting videos, a talking Basset Hound, grooming.

Dog Friendly Hotels and Vacations. Because the dog deserves a break too!
With dog friendly hotels and other accommodations, why leave the dog home? One year my dog vacationed in Corolla, NC (Outer Banks) and he loved it...

Basset Hound News, Information, and Commentary
The latest Basset Hound news stories. You can easily comment about the news or add your own news about Basset Hounds.

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