Basset Hound Puppies for Sale in Glendale, AZ
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I purchased this puppy for my son as a gift for his birthday. His name originally was Romeo but my son felt Hank fit him much better! The whole process was wonderful with explanations all along the way. The breeder was excellent in sending pictures weekly which were forwarded to me. Hank is very loved and everything I expected. The breeder was excellent in sending pictures weekly which were forwarded to me. We love him ❤️
Basset Hound Characteristics
The Basset Hound is the iconic low-riding hunting dog. Their keen sense of smell makes them useful trackers out in the field, but they also become mellow family friends who take well to a laid-back lifestyle. Proper socialization and obedience training are necessary for ensuring a proper fit within a family or hunting lifestyle.
The Basset Hound has a long and rich history as a "Scent Hound,” which means they aren’t as agile as some hunting dogs, but bring intelligence and excellent tracking to the table. Instead of tracking prey and attacking it head-on, the Basset Hound uses its highly-advanced sense of smell to track its prey for miles until its human counterpart can do the catching.
The Basset Hound is often seen with a lemon, black, or blue coat. Typically standing no taller than 14 inches at the shoulder and weighing in between 50-65 pounds, the Basset Hound is a stout and muscular creature. These dogs can be trained to be active hunters or mellow couch potatoes, but keeping the Basset Hound on a diet, either way, is important, as these dogs are prone to gaining a little too much excess weight when left to their own devices.
Ironically, these dogs can be a little bit tricky to train. Their breeding makes them excellent at following scents, but teaching them other skills can be an uphill battle! While they look hardy, the Basset Hound responds best to positive reinforcement and treats and has a tendency to shut down if voices are raised or physicality is used. They’re sweet and affectionate and highly attuned to their people’s moods. As with most breeds, early socialization and focused obedience training are recommended to build a great relationship with your hound dog.
How dog-friendly is Glendale?
A study from WalletHub analyzed the 100 largest American cities to see which are the most pet-friendly. In their study, Glendale is ranked the 49th most pet-friendly city. The city is regarded as an affordable place for raising a healthy dog, scoring above average for both pet budget and pet health and wellness.
Dog parks and outdoor activities in Glendale
Glendale has a variety of dog parks and other outdoor activities where your pup can enjoy the warm Arizona sun. According to Trust for Public Land, the city has 1.2 dog parks per 100,000 residents. This is the 40th highest number in the country. Some of the most popular dog parks in the city include Foothills Dog Park, Sahuaro Ranch Park, and Northern Horizon Park.
When you want to take your dog on a nice long walk, you can check out Thunderbird Conservation Park and other pet-friendly hiking trails.
Life in Glendale with a dog
With dozens of pet-friendly restaurants, you and your dog will have options when you want to grab something to eat together. A few of the best dog-friendly restaurants in the city are Kiss The Cook, Biscuits Cafe, and Desert Rose Pizza and Gastropub.
Glendale has many other pet-friendly businesses, including pet stores, spas, daycares, and groomers. The city is also one of the best locations when it comes time to find a place to live with your dog. A Zumper study ranked Glendale the 20th best city for pet-friendly rental listings.
If your friends or family are visiting Glendale, they’ll have numerous pet-friendly hotels where they can stay with their dogs. A few of the more popular dog-friendly lodgings in the area include Staybridge Suites, Residence Inn, and Home2Suites.
Popular dog breeds in Glendale
Glendale is home to a variety of dog breeds. Some of the most popular breeds in the city are Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Yorkshire Terriers, Bulldogs, Poodles, Shih Tzus, and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. So, whichever breed you choose to add to your home, your new pup will find many of its peers throughout the city.
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