This dog has a truly unique appearance. Despite his heavy bone structure and very short legs, he is very well proportioned. His elongated body is strong, his gait legendary and unique and gives him a very marginal appearance.
Between 33 and 38 cm (12.99 to 14.96 inches) for the male
Between 33 and 38 cm (12.99 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
His colors are usually lemon/white or black/fire/white but some other colours may also be allowed.
The Basset Hound's coat is very tight, short and smooth.
His dome-shaped skull has a rather loose skin. His dark-coloured eyes are diamond-shaped. His legendary ears are his trademark, they are long, curled and drooping. His nose is entirely black. The tail of this breed is long and lifted upwards when in action.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #163