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Need to know Basset Hound
The embodiment of puppy dog eyes, the Basset Hound is appropriately sweet natured and gentle. If left to his own devices this lazy dog will relax all day on his dog bed so needs to be encouraged to exercise to avoid piling on the pounds. As a descendant of the Bloodhound, this dog has an amazing sense of smell so should be kept on a lead to avoid him going after a scent. Elvis Presley famously sang ‘Hound Dog’ to a Basset Hound named Sherlock.