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Popular Paws # 7: Basset Hound

July 12, 2010

Basset Hound: “Dog”, from the Detective Series: Columbo (1971-2003) “Dog” was the name given to the Basset Hound owned by Detective Columbo. It was magnificently lethargic and so ugly he was cute. “Dog” would only bark and run at the worst possible times. He hardly became a regular character but he does make splendid appearances [...]

Catgegory: Famous Dogs

The Sniffing Basset Hound

July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

The Basset Hound has an amazing sense of smell. Second only the Blood Hound in this regard, they were initially bred for hunting Rabbits. Their long ears are often the subject of much comment! Their noses mean that they respond exceptionally well to all promises of food while training. Here is a poem about their [...]

Catgegory: Dog Poems

Dog With The Longest Ears

July 12, 2010

The dog with the longest ears is called Mr. Jeffries, who is a Basset Hound from West Sussex, England. His ears measured 11.5 inches (29.2 cm) in 2002. He is also the grandson of the famous dog from the Hush Puppies shoe ads, which made the Basset Hound famous. His grandad used to hold the [...]

Catgegory: Dog Facts