This aristocratic French hound is an easy keeper with a charming personality.
Vital Stats
Height: up to 14 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 65 pounds
Coat: short and smooth
Life span: 10 to 12 years

Summary
The Basset 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. Full Basset Hound profile on DogTime.com

Compatible with kids:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling otential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
General health:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
2.9 out of 5 stars (2.9 / 5)