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Also known as a Basset Vertier, this hybrid is a mix of the Basset Hound and Golden Retriever. This dog has a mix of a laid back personality and the popular friendliness of the Golden Retriever.

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This breed is very friendly and adjusts well to other dogs and children. It has all of the desirable traits of both the Basset Hound and the Golden Retriever.

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10-14 inches
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40-60 pounds
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General Health

The Basset Retriever was bred with the intent of removing some of the usual health issues inherent of the parent breeds. But as a precaution note should be made of the possibility of eye and or joint issues.

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It is believed this designer dog originated in Great Britain in the early 2000s.

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The Basset Retriever will require regular brushing especially during shedding season. Bathe as needed.

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Ideal Environment

Early socialization of small breeds is a good idea, as true to the parent breed instincts they are hunters of small prey. Once they have picked up a scent it may be difficult to get them off the track.

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