Basset Hounds are friendly and carefree dogs. Since they hunted, they tend to get along with other dogs and pets. Bassetts are people-oriented and get along well with children. They are quite intelligent dogs that are not easy to train. Unleashing the best qualities of these dogs requires a strong character, patience, and creativity. Bassetts can bark frequently, and they also have strong feet and claws and love to dig. They can walk away in confined spaces on their own.