Basset Hound Breed Information

Basset Hound
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
12 180 174 5.3 12 12

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 5 6 7

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Monarch2010 send a message to Monarch2010send message 5 hours ago
2 Festive send a message to Festivesend message 5 hours ago
3 Quick Like a Fox send a message to Quick Like a Foxsend message 1 hour ago
4 Tizzy Too send a message to Tizzy Toosend message 35 minutes ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 15
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 15
Coat 5
Size 5
Feet 10
General 20
Breed Colors
Ticked Blanket Red and White 3%
Ticked Open Red and White 10%
Blanket Red and White 4%
Open Red and White 10%
Ticked Blanket Lemon and White 2%
Ticked Open Lemon and White 2%
Blanket Lemon and White 2%
Open Lemon and White 2%
Ticked Saddle Tricolor 6%
Ticked Open Saddle Tricolor 5%
Saddle Tricolor 7%
Open Saddle Tricolor 5%
Ticked Black Tricolor 10%
Ticked Open Black Tricolor 8%
Black Tricolor 7%
Open Black Tricolor 7%
Ticked Mahognany and White 3%
Ticked Open Mahogany and White 2%
Mahognany and White 3%
Open Mahogany and White 2%
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Basset Hound dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.