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Jan 18, 2019

I'm looking to adopt from a rescue a Bassett hound

My best friend in the whole world was a Bassett hound I named shorty! He showed up at my door one day when I was feeling really down ! My son moved to

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Jan 18, 2019

The girls

We had Muggs Murphy and Sally Waggin for 12 years. We brought them home not having a clue what having 2 Basset hounds would mean. Wow, what a whirlwind

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Jan 18, 2019

When you are found by a basset, don't let go, part two

Our cat, Heidi, needed a check up at the vet so my husband and I and Max (Our Basset Hound) went with her. My husband and Max dropped off Heidi and I with

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Jan 18, 2019

When you are found by a basset, don't let go

My teenage daughter called us while we were on a trip and said there was a dog that had been hanging out for days by a friends house. Could we keep him?

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Nov 09, 2017

Dodger and Diamond

I have two basset hounds at home. There's Diamond, girl, which belongs to my brother. Then there's Dodger, boy, which belongs to me. They are about a 1

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Oct 30, 2017

Basill - A Depressing Story

So my basset, Basil (aka. Bassey B, Big bad Basil), had this toy from the farm he was born in, and at 10 months old(about 6 months ago), it got mowed.

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Oct 30, 2017

start of boomer's day

boomer loves the small bathroom cups you keep in the bathroom.He would always watched me brush my teeth every morning. He would would put his feet up

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Oct 30, 2017

how I met Dougal our basset

my family were looking into getting a new rescue dog and were inquiring locally for a dachshund and a local rescue contacted us about a week later... informing

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Oct 30, 2017

My Shasta is in Heaven...

On May 19th of 2016, my beautiful Madame Shastabelle left this earth. She was such a strong and wonderful girl, never gave me an inkling that she was really

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Oct 30, 2017

To Love a Bassett named Buford T. Justice

My husband and I had just moved from NY to Las Vegas, NV in 2002. We had wanted to adopt a dog, no particular breed. We had visited a Pet Smart store

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Oct 30, 2017

Wart growth remedy

I'm sure some of you have heard of this but I saw it someplace online and tried it on my 10 year old girl who has had several cancer surgeries and wasn't

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Oct 30, 2017

We resided him!

Our Sheldon was locked in a trailer in February with no heat, water, electricity or people. We took him in sight unseen and have never been happier. He

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Oct 30, 2017


Once we had one basset hound, Copper, we knew that we wanted another. My sister, Madeline, searched on rescue websites looking for another. She came across

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Jan 09, 2017

Buster the Basset Hound

Buster is really smart but so goofy always makes me laugh!!

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Jan 09, 2017


We adopted Woodstock (Woody) a bit over two years ago. He was picked up wandering the streets in McAllen, TX, deathly thin, not neutered and heart worm

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Oct 31, 2016

Roscoe Pico Train

Hi there all, We got our now 9 week old puppy Roscoe from a breeder here in California. He is the best pup ever. VERY vocal and talkative, very sensitive,

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Oct 31, 2016

Volunteer Transports

I have beagle's but did a volunteer transport a few months ago going to a Forever Home. He went all the way to New Jersey. He was gorgeous! Even though

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Oct 31, 2016


There was an elderly gentleman who lived on my street. He was in poor health confined to a wheelchair blind. My basset hound Leo would go to his house.

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Oct 31, 2016

Roscoes Favorite Blanket

He is obsessed with this blanket. He will not sleep without it. It did belong to our cat Roxi but the second he saw it, the blanket became his! Roxi was

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Apr 29, 2016


Hoover was adopted by our family and we love him. He was like a vacuum, picking up Anything to eat, so hence his name...... Has a book on Amazon told

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Apr 29, 2016


My husband is in the military, and I told him that I didn't want to be alone while he did any kind of field training where he wouldn't be home for weeks.

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Jan 06, 2016

My Long Eared Basset Hound (poem)

They may not be the fastest, No they never win the race, That goes to the Greyhound, So full of speed and grace. They may not be the smartest, Or most

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Jan 06, 2016

Let Me In!!!!!

I took this picture now in 2015. My dog Daisy is out side because she was attempting to bite me. So I put her outside in the snow. She does enjoy the snow.

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Jan 06, 2016

Desperate for help: 2 basset hounds fighting

Hi, guys. I'm at a total loss of what to do. My family has a male basset that is 5 and a female basset that is 7. We have had the male for 2 yrs and we

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Nov 16, 2015

A "boy" and his dog

About 14 years ago, a dear friend gave me a 5 week old Basset Hound for my birthday. I named him Seger, after the musician Bob Seger as my friend and I

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Oct 29, 2015

Basset Hound Names Page Updated...

I finally updated my Basset Hound names page with all of the new names from the stories that have been submitted over the past couple of years. Hopefully, I have not missed any names / stories. Please feel free to contact me if I missed your name / story.

If you are naming your Basset Hound, check out my names page. There are so many names to choose from!

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Oct 22, 2015

Donald and his toy "Tigergutt"

Donald is a 2 years old Basset Hound, living in middle part of Norway, on a farm. His favorite toy is a Brown and Orange Tigergutt, with a sound inside

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Oct 22, 2015

Tyler's Journey Home

I rescued my baby boy from a horrible puppy mill. He was only six weeks old and stole my heart with one look in his eyes. Tyler came with numerous issues,

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Oct 22, 2015

Just Dog 5

My name is Regina and when I was little I met my soulmate. My favorite King Kong like uncle Robert had a breeding pair of Basset Hounds. When I was turning

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Oct 18, 2015

Hunter the Basset Hound: October 11, 2001- October 10, 2015

My beloved Basset Hound, Hunter, who inspired me to create, passed away on October 10, 2015.

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Sep 28, 2015

Maggie The Basset (Maggie Cato)

I am writing this because I am very sad. I wrote stories abut Maggie before. They were funny stories. This one is not. Maggie was a pretty sick dog and

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Sep 19, 2015

Dog Stays with Basset Hound for a Week Until They are Rescued

You've got to read this story and watch the video if you have not already. A Basset Hound named Phoebe got stuck in a hole and her best bud Tillie, a

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Sep 18, 2015

Her name was Lola...

I suffered a recent brain injury, it went undiagnosed to the point that it almost killed me. I am a nurse, a student, mom, grandmother and farm wife, and

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Sep 15, 2015

Two for the Price of One...

After Dane, my six year old Rottweiler died of cancer I swore I would never get another dog. My heart was broken and my bank account was drained. After

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Sep 15, 2015

My 2 Adoptive Kids

I currently have 2 tri-colours which both were rescues. Bella (53 pounds on the right) is the smaller 8 yr old female (Alpha) rescued when she was 2-ish

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Aug 17, 2015

Barnum and Bailey

After loosing our 10 year old Basset named Lucy, our family picked up a female puppy. We settled on Bailey as her name. Then two years later when our house

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Aug 12, 2015

Who did the rescuing?

Found on a Garage Sale website--his previous owner had him listed for $500 with the major complaint that he didn't like to go camping. After explaining

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Jul 20, 2015

My Basset Shastabelle!

My Basset Shastabelle! Shasta joined my family when she was a mere five weeks old. She is a wonderful gift from a friend, and was flown by Delta Airlines

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Jul 20, 2015

Tootsie Belle

10 year old spoiled brat who loves rawhides. She is the absolute best thing in the entire world. She is very opinionated and loves her car hammock on road

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Mar 25, 2015

Aggressive Basset Hound

This seems to be the only current site I can find. I have a male Basset who will be a year in August. We have 2 other older dogs, females, a Golden and

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Mar 25, 2015

Daisy the terrible

Daisy and her family were neighbors of my daughter. Daisy lived five houses away from my daughter in the city where all the yards have fences. Daisy would

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Mar 25, 2015

Happy Harry

Harry the Bassett delighted with the three rosettes he won at a Fun Dog Show in Derbyshire, England.

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Mar 25, 2015

Daddys Little Girl

This is a photo of my Basset Hound Becca / Rebecca Barrenger Witches Moon. We had her from a pup but sadly lost her this year to cancer. She had only

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Mar 25, 2015

Training tips

Nana is our 6 month old basset hound. She is very sweet, as most bassets are. She follows us around and loves to cuddle with us. She is also super friendly

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Jul 12, 2014

The Hunting Buster

My baby boy, Buster, is a pain in the butt. He's a Basset Hound and a year and a half. Since the day I got him he's been my little hunter. And my oh my

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Jan 17, 2014

How my Basset named Gordon brings the best out of eveyone

I have wanted a Basset all my life and at the age of 26, little hope of even finding one, I came home after work and my girlfriend surprised me with this

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Jan 08, 2014

Our boy, Noodles

We adopted Noodles from Basset Care in Va. He is a love. We had recently lost our beloved Bloodhound, Doc. Our hearts were broken. He was adopted from

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Jan 08, 2014

Sam I Am The Chicken Man

Is there a respite group for those with agged Bassette hounders? I know they will be goin on The High Way to Heaven soon. Their job is as it was down

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Dec 03, 2013


Bentley, a beloved pet Basset Hound, is the inspiration for a new series of books, The Returns. Here's the adorable book cover of the first in the series featuring Bentley himself!

The Returns Book Cover

Available in Kindle and Paperback at

Read more about Bentley and the series from the author...

Nov 11, 2013

Observing Veterans Day 2013

Today we honor American veterans. To all the brave men and women who have served... Thank you for your service to our country.

Here's a photo of a service member named Aaron and his dog Bruno...

Aaron with his Basset Hound, Bruno

Aaron posted his story over a year ago from Ft. Bliss, TX after he adopted a Basset Hound. I hope you and Bruno are both doing well. Click to read Aaron's story.

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