GROOMING DEMAND RATING – LOW
FULL GROOMING INTERVAL – 8 – 10 WEEKS
MAINTENANCE INTERVAL – MONTHLY
The long ears of the Basset Hound can pick-up a lot of dirt, dander and just plain crud. Check them carefully. Also, a shedding blade can be very handy on this breed when heavy shedding is apparent, but learn how to properly use this tool.
The oil of the Basset Hound coat retains dirt that causes the discoloring.
The large ears of a Basset Hound often attract debris, such as food from their food bowls. Check their ears carefully. You may need to moisten and remove this debris