15 Historical Facts About Basset Hounds You Might Not Know

#10 Already by the middle of the century, the bassets had acquired skin folds on the muzzle, a sad expression in the eyes and long ears.

#11 Bassets began to be intensively crossed with Bloodhounds, and their offspring were called Basset Hounds.

#12 By the 18th century, in French kennels, one could find 12 lines of Bassets, different in appearance and performance, some of which later “merged” into the so-called artesian-Norman type.

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