Their hanging skin structure is the reason why Basset Hounds seem to display sad look on their faces. That’s what they are known for. Another trademark of Basset Hounds is their cute long ears. But these long cute ears that tend to be healthy can be a source of health problems for this breed of dog. Basset Hounds are more susceptible to get odorous ear wax because their long and floppy ears trap dirt as they drag on the ground or floor. This ear wax builds up and if not properly cleaned, can lead to an ear infection.
Now matter how hard you try to keep your Basset Hound dog healthy, he is still susceptible to some diseases that could hinder his normal activities. The best armor every Basset Hound owner should have is the awareness of what these diseases are and how it can damage their dog’s healthy condition.
Do you think that your Puggle puppy is creating what it seems to be a honking sound? Think again because he might be suffering from tracheobronchitis, commonly known as kennel cough.