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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When Callie the bassett hound saw what was happening, she gave chase, sending the aggressive fox running.
THE puppet rock group in the 1970 series were: Fleegle (guitar-strumming Bassett hound with a lisp), Bingo (a bongo-playing gorilla), Drooper (lion) and Snorky (elephant).
Only, while age has not withered De Niro's gorgeous features, Pacino now looks like a sad and saggy Bassett hound.
Bassett Optical unique is the company's unforgettable cartoon logo of a friendly Bassett hound wearing eyeglasses.
And 27-year-old Sheridan seems equally smitten - she wants to buy James a bassett hound as a getting-back together pressie.
WHEN Lynn Bolton decided to take up a new fitness regime, her beloved bassett hound Oscar joined the team - and now both are celebrating shedding the pounds.
In City Of Angels, celestial being Nicolas Cage took to staring after surgeon Meg Ryan the way a bassett hound eyes up a bone.
Sherida Christensen and her bassett hound, "Boomer," of Logan, Utah, were named grand prize winners.
But earlier in the day a 15-month-old bassett hound had threatened to steal the show.
Clocwise from above: Blue Peter presenter John Noakes with his dogs Skip and Shep in 1980; Queen Elizabeth's gamekeepers with some of the Queen's retrievers in 1992; Giving a Bull Mastiff a biscuit; An owner and her basset hound taking a rest; top dog Khonistan Androcles of Alyshan getting cleaned up in 1979; Mrs S Wright, of County Durham, grooming her West Highland terrier Rosyle's Pal Joey in 1970; Joan Walker with her 13 bassett hounds in 1975; Gilda Bunn and her Salukis dog asleep together in 1964.
Asleep together by |the ring (top) Mrs Gilda Bunn and her Salukis dog in 1964; Mrs Joan Walker (above) with her 13 bassett hounds who all qualified for Crufts in 1975 and (left) Mrs S Wright of Sacriston, Co.
A HEARTBROKEN couple have issued a desperate appeal to find their stolen Bassett Hounds.