Basset Hound Earns Top Agility Award

Bassets: Are They Couch Potatoes? Most people think of a basset hound as the perfect couch-potato dog. Most bassets are low key, don’t disturb my sleep kind of dogs. Many also claim that because basset hounds are stubborn by nature (after all, they were bred to follow their nose and get that rabbit out of […]

A Great Video about Basset Hounds

So you decided to get a basset hound? Great! First, however, make sure that you get your puppy from a reputable breeder. A reputable breeder will make you sign a contract that will bind you to spay/neuter your dog and will also inform you that your basset can always be returned to the breeder. A […]

19 Bassets from California to NY: It Took a Village

Dawn Smith: The hounds were in the air 4 hours and I think 35 minutes. Compartment is pressurized. Our protocol for flying hounds is: Feed with gas-X & Pepcid 5 hours pre flight. 2 Hours preflight we give another gas x and pepcid, along with carbo veg. As they are put into crates we use […]

Kisha Curtis Pleads Guilty to Abusing Patrick, the Pit Bull Thrown 19 Floors into a Garbage Chute

According to the New Jersey’s Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Kisha Curtis entered a guilty plea to animal cruelty. Ms. Curtis was to have a trial by jury for allegations that of cruelty against Patrick, the pit bull. The guilty plea was not part of a deal and the assistant prosecutors handling the case say they will seek […]

Will Kisha Curtis Ever Have a Trial?

Once again, the trial that so many animal advocates were waiting for is delayed. The trial of Kisha Curtis, the alleged abuser of the pit bull named Patrick has been rescheduled for July 30, 2013 (1:30 pm). From what I understand, it will be a jury trial. As soon as I get more information, I […]

Pit Bull Pup Dragged by Car and Thrown in a Dumpster, Makes Miraculous Recovery

Of all the breeds of dogs, one of the most misunderstood and abused is the pit bull. They are always pictured as vicious dogs, which is the farthest from the truth. Pit bulls naturally are loving dogs. Look at the photo of my grandchildren and their pit bull. Nothing can be warmer than a loving […]

Poll: 99% Of Human Beings Would Prefer Big, Slobbery Hound Dog Pope

Leave it to the Onion to come up with the silly stuff I am reprinting here. My apologies to anyone who is offended by it. As a basset hound lover, I really appreciate a good joke featuring the basset breed. NEWS IN BRIEF • Religion • Pope • News • ISSUE 49•10 • Mar 5, 2013 WASHINGTON—Ahead of the College […]

After 10 long years, Ginger, the basset hound is reunited with her original dad in Nashua

By ERIN PLACE Staff Writer Jamie Carpentier had never gone to the Humane Society for Greater Nashua’s website. But late one recent night, the Nashua resident felt the urge to log on and peruse the animals up for adoption. He came across a 13-year-old basset hound named Ginger, without a photo attached, and read the […]