Basset Heeler, Blue Heeler and Basset Hound Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Basset Heeler

Overview of Basset Heeler


Basset Heeler dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Blue Heeler and Basset Hound. Basset Heeler is Medium in size. Fur of Basset Heeler is short . Basic origin of Basset Heeler is None because Basset Heeler is hybrid dog cross between Blue Heeler and Basset Hound. . Basset Heeler is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train is commonly Affectionate, Devoted, Gentle, Friendly, Sweet-Tempered, Tenacious. However, it is reserved with people it does not know and naturally cautious in new situations. Its attitude to strangers makes it an excellent guard dog when trained for this task, and it can be socialised to become accustomed to a variety of people from an early age as a family pet.
Basset Heeler is available in blue, blue mottled, blue speckled, red mottled, red speckled.

Height and weight of Basset Heeler

Adult Male of Basset Heeler is about 15–22 kg and adult female of Basset Heeler is about 13–19 kg in Weight.
Height of Basset Heeler is commonly 16–18 inches.

Common Health Issues of Basset Heeler


Basset Heeler is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Basset Heeler has tendency to suffer from some congenital diseases..  

Appearance of Basset Heeler

Basset Heeler reflects both parents, smaller but flappy ears. Its color reflect Blue Heeler.The Basset Heeler Dog is a sturdy, muscular, compact dog that gives the impression of agility and strength. It has a broad skull that flattens to a definite stop between the eyes, with muscular cheeks and a medium-length, deep to shallow, powerful muzzle. The ears are flappy, smaller to medium in size and set wide apart, with a covering of hair on the inside. The neck and shoulders are strong and muscular; the forelegs are straight and parallel; and the feet round and arched, with small, sturdy toes and nails.

Working Class of Basset Heeler

Basically Basset Heeler is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Herding dog.

Training of Basset Heeler

Basset Heeler require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Basset Heeler is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Basset Heeler.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Basset Heeler should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Basset Heeler

Daily exercise for your Basset Heeler is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Basset Heeler is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Basset Heeler with children and other pets

Good with children of all ages but requires early age socialization training with small animals.

Special instructions related to your Basset Heeler

Known as a wash and wear dog, the Basset Heeler requires little grooming.

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