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Breed Characteristics

Function:Not Available
Preferred Climate:Warm
Group:Non-Sporting (Utility)
Life Span:12-15 Years
Nicknames:No nicknames known.

Basston Build Information

The Basston is the resulting hybrid breed of the cross between the Boston Terrier and the Basset Hound. They are medium sized dogs with short, fine coats that generally come in white with sand, brown, or chestnut markings.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:26 - 40 lbs
Litter Size:4 - 5 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:No

Behaviour and Personality

These dogs are very intelligent and easily trainable, making for good family dogs. Their personalities tend to be loving and caring, with very minimal aggression, though they display some degree of stubbornness when it comes to housebreaking. They don't require too much exercise and can be kept in shape with short walks and a fair amount of indoor play.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Aggressiveness Level:Easy
Dominating or Submissive?:Not Available
Energy Level:Active
Good to Other Pets:Friendly
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Blue Merle, Chestnut, Harlequin, Light Brown, Pied, Sandy, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Basston Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Basstons aren't fond of the cold and do better in moderate to warm climates. The parents of the Basston are the Boston Terrier and Basset Hound.

Dutiful Watchdog:Yes