Like other livestock, the Basset is very greedy. So when raising the Basset must be careful in nutrition, to avoid obesity, especially the males, because if they bulge, the penis will rub against the soil, easily vulnerable. Need for the Basset to run regularly. Like many other hunting dogs, the Basset hound can sometimes be stubborn and difficult to teach. But often they are very good in nature, making a close companion with the owner. If choosing a breed from a pack of puppies, it is better to choose the one with the lowest legs.
They believe completely in people. If there is a hunting dog, then that dog will love the owner too, cling to the owner for the rest of their life. When left alone at home the dog feels sad. Their temperament is good, affectionate, good with children, sometimes stubborn, Basset hounds also live well in an apartment environment. When indoors they appear quite inactive. However, when released, they can run for hours without getting tired. They need exercise to stay healthy but their exercise needs are also relatively low, so they can be easily walked at any time.