Bascottie, Basset Hound and Scottish Terrier Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Bascottie

Overview of Bascottie


Bascottie dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Basset Hound and Scottish Terrier. Bascottie is Medium in size. Fur of Bascottie is hard and wiry . Basic origin of Bascottie is none because Bascottie is hybrid dog mix of Basset Hound and Scottish Terrier.. Bascottie is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train is commonly Feisty, Alert, Self-assured, Quick, Independent. In most cases Bascottie inherits most of its quality from Scottish Terrier. Bascottie is good with children and other pets if socialized well in early age.
Bascottie is available in black, tan, white and brindle colors..

Height and weight of Bascottie

Adult Male of Bascottie is about 19 - 23 pounds and adult female of Bascottie is about 15 - 19 pounds in Weight.
Height of Bascottie is commonly 10 - 11 inches (25 - 28 cm).

Common Health Issues of Bascottie


Bascottie is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Bascottie has tendency to suffer from some congenital diseases..  

Appearance of Bascottie

In first view, it is difficult to differentiate between Bascottie and Scottish Terrier because Bascottie inherits general appearance from Scottish Terrier, so it is sturdy little dog with short legs; the way it is groomed can make it look even shorter. The head is long in proportion to the rest of the dog. The skull is long, slightly domed and medium in width. The almond-shaped eyes are small and set well apart. The erect, pointed ears are pricked and set well up on the head. The muzzle is about the same length as the skull with a small stop, tapering slightly to the nose.

Working Class of Bascottie

Basically Bascottie is Watch dog but is also used as Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Bascottie

Bascottie require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Bascottie is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Bascottie.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Bascottie should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Bascottie

Daily exercise for your Bascottie is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Bascottie is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Bascottie with children and other pets

Good with children of all ages. Early Socialization training is required to do good with other animals.

Special instructions related to your Bascottie

Regular brushing of the harsh, wiry coat is important and extra care should be taken when the dog is shedding. Bathe or dry shampoo as necessary.

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