Male versus Female Hounds

We for sure want a relaxed spirit....will an only child /boy be possibly more active or feisty or alpha?

Excellent Question. I get this question often enough that I thought I would answer on the BLOG for everyone to consider. There are different circumstances for all dogs, my answer is based on my observation on the Basset Hound packs we’ve had over the past 8-years.

First and foremost, nature plays such a huge piece of the puppy’s spirit. From the hour of birth, we are able to tell if a pup is going to be sassy or ultra-laid back.

Let’s talk specifically about Singleton Puppies: That is where the Mother has given birth to just 1-puppy. This is very rare, but it does happen. In the case of singleton puppies, it doesn’t make any difference if it’s a male or female, that puppy is going to feel complete entitlement. They have never had to fight for the top puppy position, or fight for Mom’s milk, toys or the best spot in the whelping box. Literally everything has been handed over to them. These puppies are usually physically strong and