Basset hound belongs to a hound family of dogs having all features including the long drooping ears. They were initially bred in France and Great Britain and people from these countries used to raise these dogs for the purpose of hunting. The average weight of a basset hound is between 20 to 30 kilograms and in some exceptional cases it can go up to 35 kilograms. Basset hounds have short legs but a round solid and long body that makes them very good at hunting. The neck of a basset hound is apparently loosening because of dewlaps but its muscles are very strong. Basset hound has short hairs on its coat and also has a sad looking face. People bring puppies of basset hounds and raise them as pets.
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Bloodhound is one of the most common breeds of hound family and it has its origin from Belgium. The body size of a bloodhound is considerably big and its average weight is between 40 to 50 kilograms which makes one of the biggest breeds in dogs. Bloodhounds have an extraordinary smelling power that makes them deadly hunters. They are also adepts in identifying smell of human body which makes them one of the most valuable dogs for police and armed forces as well. Bloodhounds have very strong bones that make them powerful dogs. They have fur on their coat that looks rough. The average age of a bloodhound is about seven years which makes this breed one of the shortest lived dogs on the planet.
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