Basston, Basset Hound and Boston Terrier Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Overview of Basston


Basston dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Basset Hound and Boston Terrier. Basston is Medium in size. Fur of Basston is short and hard . Basic origin of Basston is none because Basston is hybrid dog mix of Basset Hound and Boston Terrier.. Basston is Good With Children and Easiest to train is commonly Affectionate, Sweet-Tempered, Gentle, Devoted, Tenacious and Friendly. In most cases Basston inherits temperament from Basset Hound. The Basston is a gentle breed that typically has a strong, happy-go-lucky, and friendly personality. Basstons are generally eager to please their owner and can be easily trained. They can be very protective of their owners, which may result in aggressive and territorial behavior toward other pets and strangers. The breed requires only a minimum to moderate amount of grooming. Both females and males of Basston are generally quiet and bark only when necessary, though early training in this regard is essential.
Basston is available in Brindle, seal, or black with white markings..

Height and weight of Basston

Adult Male of Basston is about 8 - 25 lb and adult female of Basston is about 8 - 22 lb in Weight.
Height of Basston is commonly 9 - 15 inches.

Common Health Issues of Basston


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

Appearance of Basston

Basston has more resemblance with Boston Terrier, has shorter but flappy ears, muzzle is shorter than Basset Hound and longer than Boston Terrier.

Working Class of Basston

Basically Basston is Companion dog but is also used as Watch dog.

Training of Basston

Basston require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Basston is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Basston.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Basston 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 Basston

Daily exercise for your Basston 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 Basston is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Basston with children and other pets

Basston are good with children of any age and pets of large size, socialization training is required for smaller pets.

Special instructions related to your Basston

Destructive chewing and digging is present in Basston during the earlier years.

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