Dogs that are hound and good for first-time pet owners
Want to know more about dogs that are hound and good for first-time pet owners? See all the dogs that fit this criteria and learn more about what it's like to have these dogs as pets.
- breed group: hound
- breed size: medium (26-60 lbs.)
- other traits: easy to groom, high prey drive, high potential for weight gain, good for first-time pet owners, strong loyalty tendencies
- colors: brown / chocolate / liver, red, gold / yellow, black
- patterns: tricolor
- coat length/texture: short
- temperament: gentle, friendly, willful, aloof
You know that jowly face, those floppy ears. Basset hounds are excellent tracking dogs, but they're just as happy to spend time napping with your family. Learn more about living with basset hounds.