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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Annie, a 10-year-old basset hound, flies over one of the jumps in the agility course at the Lane Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
And because we have three Basset Hounds with permanent hang-dog appearance, our sense of guilt can't take it so we all holiday together.
READY FOR A KIP: Basset hound Tim with Suzanne (left) and Kerry Anne Ashton.
New England Basset Hound Rescue held its eighth annual "Woofstock" to raise money for homeless, abused and unwanted basset hounds of New England, and they came from far and near.
Those that were classed as "no-brainers" were the shih tzu, basset hound, mastiff, Pekingese, Irish setter, Borzoi, cavalier King Charles spaniel, bulldog, basenji and afore-mentioned Afghan hound.
Shirley, the basset hound, may well be the Kate Moss of the canine catwalk, but I am willing to bet, like every other pup, her favourite smell is dog's bottom or, best of all, something very rank and dead.
But there were red faces all round when they finally tracked the dog down to Mr and Mrs Jewson in Swainby and found that it was simply a life size ornamental Basset hound made of china.
So Smith, along with friend Tami Clements, naturally was moved to establish a basset hound sanctuary in Acton called Daphneyland, where she coexists with about 40 yelping, playful, short-legged fans.
THIS is the amazing mongrel with a difference - a bizarre cross between a steely-eyed Rottweiler and a dozy Basset Hound.
The 11-month-old basset hound is making a full recovery after being treated at the PDSA hospital in Newcastle.
Lesley Elliott, of Daventry Road, Barby, near Rugby, is entering her two-year-old basset hound, Hugo .