Basset Hound: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

Discover everything about the Basset Hound, including weight charts, weight progressions of registered dogs, life expectancy, size, and other useful information.

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Head of the dog breed Basset Hound
  • 28 - 36 cm
  • 44 - 60 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 13 months
  • 30 - 38 cm
  • 51 - 64 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 15 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Basset Hounds

The Basset Hound belongs to the small dog breeds and reaches a size of about 28 - 38 cm. Already after a maximum of 15 months Basset Hounds are fully grown and reach their final size.

The Basset Hound is characterized by an average life expectancy of 10 - 12 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 44.1 - 63.9 lbs. Male Basset Hounds are usually around 6.6 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the Basset Hound from 2 to 15 Months

Male dogs of the Basset Hound breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Within a span of 3 months, they typically achieve a weight of 20,4 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these males reaches approximately 39,4 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, Basset Hound males ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 50.7 - 63.9 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 13.01 lbs
3 Month 22.82 lbs
4 Month 31.09 lbs
5 Month 37.70 lbs
6 Month 42.88 lbs
7 Month 46.52 lbs
8 Month 49.49 lbs
9 Month 52.03 lbs
10 Month 54.34 lbs
11 Month 56.11 lbs
12 Month 57.76 lbs
13 Month 59.41 lbs
14 Month 61.29 lbs
15 Month 63.38 lbs
16 Month 63.93 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Basset Hound from 2 to 15 Months

Female dogs of the Basset Hound breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 18,5 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 36,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, Basset Hound females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 44.1 - 59.5 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 12.46 lbs
3 Month 21.16 lbs
4 Month 29.10 lbs
5 Month 35.49 lbs
6 Month 40.57 lbs
7 Month 43.87 lbs
8 Month 47.07 lbs
9 Month 49.49 lbs
10 Month 51.48 lbs
11 Month 53.02 lbs
12 Month 54.45 lbs
13 Month 55.78 lbs
14 Month 57.10 lbs
15 Month 58.20 lbs
16 Month 59.52 lbs
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Basset Hound: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Basset Hound puppy weigh?

Typically, a Basset Hound puppy weighs around 11,2 - 20,4 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 16,15 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Basset Hound puppy weighs about 25,6 - 34,3 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Basset Hound?

The size of an Basset Hound can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Basset Hounds reach a shoulder height of approximately 34 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 32 cm.

When is the dog breed Basset Hound fully grown?

The dog breed Basset Hound usually reaches full physical maturity at about 15 to 15 months of age. However, this may vary from individual to individual, as each dog has its own growth rate.

What is the average weight of a fully grown Basset Hound?

The weight of a fully grown Basset Hound dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 50.7 - 63.9 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 44.1 - 59.5 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Basset Hound dog?

Basset Hounds generally have a life expectancy of approximately 10 to 12 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.