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

Overview of Basset Retriever


Basset Retriever dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Basset Hound and Golden Retriever. Basset Retriever is Medium in size. Fur of Basset Retriever is long, soft and shiny . Basic origin of Basset Retriever is none because Basset Retriever is not a pure breed, it is hybrid dog mix of Basset Hound and Golden Retriever.. Basset Retriever is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train is commonly Gentle, Tenacious, Friendly, Affectionate, Devoted, Sweet-Tempered. Basst Retrivers make good family pets, particularly as they are patient with children. These are intelligent, reliable, outgoing and playfull dogs. Their trusting, gentle disposition makes them a poor guard dog. Generally Basset Retriver are intelligent and biddable, and with an exceptional eagerness to please. Basset Retriver inherits qualities from both parents which makes him lovely dog.
Basset Retriever is available in golden and black.

Height and weight of Basset Retriever

Adult Male of Basset Retriever is about 65-75 lbs (29-34 kg) and adult female of Basset Retriever is about 60-70 lbs (27-32 kg) in Weight.
Height of Basset Retriever is commonly 12–15 inches (30–38 cm).

Common Health Issues of Basset Retriever


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

Appearance of Basset Retriever

Basset Retriever inherits body shape from both parents, long shiny coat and golden colour from Golden Retriever and short legs and long body from basset hound.

Working Class of Basset Retriever

Basically Basset Retriever is Companion dog but is also used as Hunting dog.

Training of Basset Retriever

Basset Retriever require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Basset Retriever is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Basset Retriever.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Basset Retriever 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 Basset Retriever

Daily exercise for your Basset Retriever 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 Basset Retriever is recommended Fetching,Running,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Basset Retriever with children and other pets

good with children of any age and pets of any size after appropriate socialization training.

Special instructions related to your Basset Retriever

Good for colder to cold weather due to its long dense coat.

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