Basset hound

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Basset hound

a medium-sized, shorthaired dog with very short, bowed legs, long ears and a long body. The head is large with loose skin and large, pendulous lips. One of the achondroplastic breeds. It is subject to familial disorders of the platelets and primary glaucoma.
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2) Clementine, whose mobility requires her to use a wheeled cart, is one of the basset hounds given sanctuary and adoption by Daphneyland in Acton.
I think the Basset Hounds would have started barking when the thieves entered the garage and that might have made them grab what they could and take off before they could steal all the puppies.
She takes calls from people surrendering dogs and from shelters and veterinarians that end up with surrendered basset hounds.
The basset hound, originally called ``Party Animal,'' endured plenty of criticism when it was first introduced a year ago.
Rounding out the lineup are Men of Leisure, who Hurley described as a ``synchronized napping drill team;'' the Howlelujah Chorus, a group of 100 basset hounds wearing choir bibs; a roller hockey team from The 35er, an Old Pasadena tavern; Elvirus and the Vaccines, who spoof TV's black-haired Mistress of the Dark; and a team of skateboarders who play the drums and sword fight, Hurley said.
This used to be Miss Dixie's kennels when she showed basset hounds," Hall explained of the remodelled building.
The group has already raised $14,000 of the $90,000 it needs by selling stuffed basset hounds and other trinkets.
The float association has already raised $14,000 from the sale of stuffed basset hounds, pins and T-shirts featuring its likeness.
But the most popular item, he said, are ``beanie baby'' basset hounds that have sold like ``hot cakes.
More than 200 basset hounds and their owners are expected to participate in various contests, such as who has the longest ears and the saddest face, a howling contest and a synchronized swimming event.
We have a picnic in August and about 200 basset hounds come,'' said Maria Bivens, a member of the dog club.
Even the dogs had their day at the Doo Dah Parade on Sunday, with teams of pugs and dressed up basset hounds that walked or napped in wagons along the route.