Is a happy pack dog and is a good hare hunter. Is generally a friend of children and likes to play.
Height, weight: from 33 to 41 cm high; weighs between 10 to 18 kg.
Fur, color: short, thick and robust, short thick hair on the tail and always has the tip white. It has all the genuine colors of the Basset, except for chocolate-brown. It prevails of the tricolor: black shades and a reddish brownish over white. Or a bicolor with dark yellow or a lemon-color and white ( and a red over the white).
Appropriate for: people who like to move around a lot, who are looking for a lively dog for their children and that is able to live on one floor.
Not Appropriate for: those who are extremely strict with dogs.
As a member of the family: pleasant, very peaceable and friendly. Is not a good guardian. Its’ sense of pack or family, is so great that it wants to befriend everybody, inclusively the assailant.
Breed’s character: very sociable (likes to live with other dogs), affectionate and obedient. Has a strong character. Is self-assured and independent. It is also known for its good sense of humor. Has a tendency being curious and tracking down things.
Common sicknesses: robust; is not likely to get other sicknesses.
Life expectancy: up to 12 years.