The Hush Puppy Tales of Basset Hound Puppy Care

When selecting a new puppy for your family, the Basset Hound is one of the best.  Basset Hound puppy training is very easy and this particular breed loves humans. They are extremely friendly and calm and want to become a member of your family.  Basset Hound puppy care is simple because the animal is not inherent to any particular disease and because the puppies are eager to please. Their growth at full maturation is small and can weigh anywhere between 30 and 70 lbs. These dogs are known as the hush puppies of the kingdom.

Crates

Since puppies do not begin to think intelligently until they are about 12 weeks old, the early weeks of Basset Hound puppy care are similar to any puppy care. Puppy proof your home before bringing your Basset Hound puppy home. Have a crate prepared for him to sleep in at night. A crate is the best investment you will make for your new puppy.  A crate can be a combined sleeping area; housebreaker and can prevent bad habits.

Select a crate that will be large enough for your puppy when he is full grown. A idea is to insert a in the crate to make it smaller for housebreaking. His toys and a small water bowl can also be placed in the crate. But only leave your puppy in there for of time so he will learn that he will not be confined for long periods of time. His diet should consist of high quality puppy chow. The Basset Hound puppy should be fed several small meals per day. Your vet will help you choose the best puppy chow for your particular puppy.

Housebreaking

Housebreaking is a little more challenging in Basset Hound puppy care than in other puppy breeds. But starting the dog training as soon as they arrive to your home is a good idea.  , as many other hound breeds, respond better to a food reward. When a food reward is not present, they tend to ‘forget’. But consistency and patience will pay off in your Basset hound puppy care. Take your puppy outside at the same time every day and reward him immediately when he has accomplished his mission. Do not play or talk to your puppy until he has finished.

Remember, if he doesn’t ‘do it’ outside, he will ‘do it’ inside your house. Regular brushing, bathing and nail clipping is essential in your Basset Hound puppy care. Basset Hounds especially need their ears cleaned often. They grow very long ears as they get older and getting them acquainted with ear cleaning early can help a difficult task in the end. Do not bathe your puppy before he is 12 weeks of age unless absolutely necessary. It is too easy for them to get a chill at an earlier age.

Your Basset Hound puppy care should be a pleasant one if you follow some of these suggestions. These hush puppies are extremely fun to have in your home. They love kids, adults and strangers. With proper care as a puppy, your Basset Hound will be a happy member of your family very quickly.


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