Basset Home Blog

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Hot Dogs!

Our basset hounds get attention where ever we go. There is something about their stout little crooked knees, deep chest and long ears, with the long back and white tipped tail that elicits smiles...

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Yes they can run

People are often surprised to see how fast our basset hounds run when we’re out at the field, taking them for their walks.  There is a fair assumption that bassets are slow and plodding,...

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How much do bassets cost?

The best lie my wife ever told me was that bassets only cost £12 a month…  This meant it wasn’t too big a financial decision when making the leap to get a pair of...

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Considering fostering a basset hound?

Over the past six years we have fostered five basset hounds – Sonny, Rufus, Jessie and a pair from South Africa, Pluto and Rascal.  Each hound comes with its own history, some of which...

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7 short years

It’s almost 7 years since we picked up Samson & Delilah from their home in Wales.  We found them after a long and winding drive that made us question the sanity and accuracy of...