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Dobie-Basset History

The Dobie Basset is a scenthound that originated in the 1600s. The ancestors of today’s Dobie were English hounds that were brought to the United States during the colonial era. Dobies are gentle and affectionate, playful and fun-loving. They are one of the most intelligent and loyal of all dogs, and are very trainable. Dobies are sensitive and protective, but they can be stubborn. They are very sensitive, and they require firm training from a young age. Dobies are cautious around strangers, and they may bark or growl if an unfamiliar person approaches. Dobies are a playful and energetic breed, and they are very active indoors and outdoors. They are a very active family pet that enjoys taking part in many different types of activities, including obedience training, hiking, and swimming.

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Dobie-Basset Physical Characteristics

The Dobe-Basset Hound is a medium- to large-sized, short-haired breed of dog that typically stands between 16 and 20 inches tall at the shoulder and weighs between 45 and 70 pounds. They have long, legs, a compact body and a flat skull. They have a medium-length, straight muzzle, a black nose, and droopy ears. Their bright, dark eyes are set wide apart and they have drooping, triangular-shaped eyebrows. Their medium-length, double-layered coat comes in all colors and they are known for their distinctive, bushy tail that curls over the back. They are sociable, smart, and alert dogs, that are generally very playful.

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Nose Colors


Coat Colors

Gray, Blue, Brown, White

Height Range

Male Height Range: 22 – 24 inches

Female Height Range: 22 – 24 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 60 – 100 lbs

Female Weight Range: 60 – 100 lbs

Dobie-Basset Health

Description of breed health.


10-13 yrs

Dobie-Basset Health Concerns

Entropion, Intervertebral Disc Disease, Cardiomyopathy, Gastric Dilation Volvulus,

Dobie-Basset Temperament and Behaviour

The Dobie-Basset is a friendly and playful dog that is gentle and patient with children. They are intelligent and are easy to train, but can sometimes be stubborn. Dobies are protective of their families, but make great family dogs and tend to get along well with other pets.

Dobie-Basset Activity Requirements

Dobies are a medium-sized, short-haired dog that originated in the United States. They are intelligent, friendly, and loyal companions. Dobies are mild mannered and get along well with other dogs and with children. Dobies can survive in an apartment as long as they get regular exercise. They require only a moderate amount of exercise and will be happy with a short walk or a game of fetch. If you are looking for a happy, loving dog, a Dobie may be the right fit. While they don’t require a ton of exercise, they do need regular mental and physical stimulation. If you are looking for a laid-back, low-energy companion, a Dobie may not be the best dog for you.

Miles Per Day

6 miles

Activity Per Day

60 minutes

Daily Food

3 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Dobie-Basset is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Dobie-Basset is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Dobie-Basset is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Dobie-Basset is part of the Unclassified group.

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