Great Britain

The solemn face of this adorable bloodhound contradicts its enduring nature. Reliable companion of hunting, is also a delicious mascot for the families with small children. The majority of the races basset is original of France (you go means " abajo" in French), but basset hound was developed in Great Britain hardly one hundred years ago. By its ability to concentrate itself in a scent in particular the respect of the hunters has gained. It has short legs and massive, with you fold loose of skin.

The body is robust and with barrel form. The color of the hair can be a combination of target with toasting, black and lemon. The long ears are velvety. It has good character and he is amiable with the children. It can be blinded and it is difficult to train for the basic coexistence. Polished: It does not lose much hair and he is smooth and short.

Cepllelo with brush of hard bristles and belo with shampoo dry only when it is necessary. It is important to clean the ears weekly to him. Ejercitacin and feeding: With long walks regular short it will be matendr healthful. It is recommended not to let to him jump nor force its front legs. It does not have special exigencies of feeding, with a commercial diet as the croquettes are sufficient. It does not overfeed it, raising extra weight will be too much load for its legs and column. In order to avoid swelling of stomach, srvale two or three small portions of food per day. Health: This race suffers of stomach swelling, problems of vertebrae, glaucoma and cutaneous infections. Their long ears are prone to become infected. Temperament: Juguetn, amiable and loyal. Excellent for active-regular people, it needs regular smooth activity. Taken care of of image: Minimums. If we want to weekly have it presentable important its cleaning of ears. Articles as you can find this one them in Fauna. Original author and source of the article.


Many will have listened to speak sometimes of agility, seen as a sport for capable dogs that draw for obstacles and that demonstrate to physical qualities and an answer to the exemplary training. And it is that this discipline, nowadays considered everything a sport with its matches, events and a great amount of followers, was born like an educative game. And although we do not consider that our dog does agility at competitive level or of exhibition we can use, it like basic activity that fulfills two aspects fundamental: in order to also train and to educate and like physical exercise for the dog. As it commented agility were born like an educative game in a canine exhibition in London at the end of years 70, but nowadays extended his popularity and it is not difficult to see in a park dogs jumping, running and enjoying next to his masters, crossing and surpassing obstacles. It is a basic game, inspired by the equestrian one, but adapted the dog and with which we can be useful to train them at the same time as to amuse themselves and to make exercise together.

Although competitive level or of exhibition we see that they exist a type of obstacles designed for agility, with a little imagination and good spirit we can mount our own circuit of obstacles in the park, a garden or even, if our dog is small and we have to sufficient we can do it space in house. By all means, as all educative game requires of much patience and is dogs that demonstrate to more interest than others, but with certainty we can obtain that our dog secures agility, makes exercise, learns to follow our indications and, by all means, to share awhile with us of very comforting game. Can practice agility all the dogs? As we indicated, one is to raise a circuit of obstacles that the dog will have to draw for following the way that we indicate and we teach to him, so we will use visual signals, palms so that we guide to him and the dog is learning the route.