Crufts winner looks forward to peace and relaxation

by Vivien Richardson on March 13, 2013

The past few weeks have been hectic for Jilly, the three-year-old winner of ‘Best in Show’ at Crufts. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen has been (more…)

Basset Hound Breed Profile

by Leanne Thompson on October 7, 2009

The Basset Hound is perhaps best known for his long drooping ears, short stumpy legs and long body. He is part of the Hound Dog group and originally bred to track and hunt small animals. His excellent sense of smell is beaten only by the Blood Hound.

These days the Basset Hound is most often found presiding over his favourite couch in the living room as this dog makes an incredibly friendly and family orientated pet. They are affectionate and loving but have a determination and stubbornness that must be controlled by a firm but gentle owner.

General Basset Hound Information:

BassetHound6MonthsOldThe Basset Hound is an affectionate, loyal breed who as a pack animal will settle into family life with ease. They are however not for the faint hearted as this dog has a mind of its own and (more…)

Real Radio’s Barry the Basset shows how it’s done

by Darren Jamieson on September 15, 2009

Basset hound lovers know how well they can express their feelings as their eyes show everything, and Barry the Basset Hound shows how true that is in Real Radio’s latest TV advert.  If you haven’t seen it, here it is for your viewing pleasure.

The TV advert was reportedly created by Clear Marketing in Manchester and Barry the Basset has built a bit of a fanbase with his own Facebook page and Twitter following, which have built up over the summer to more than 1,000 Facebook fans and 350 Twitter followers.

Barry the Basset says:

“My philosophy in life? Keep your nose, ears and everything else to the ground. Not that I’ve got any option…”

Barry the Basset loves to boogie to the Real Radio music… does your Basset hound do this? (more…)