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Basset Hounds

nelle Niella

Featured Available Dogs


       Six  Males














Two Females

Avaiiable Male Puppy Panta Leone nelle Niella, 2 MonthsPanta Leone nelle Niella, 2 Months


                4 Months 4 Months


See individual photos:  P-Litter;

Vedere le singole foto:  P-Cucciolata

Siehe einzelne Fotos:  P-Wurf.



If you are interested in a future litter please contact us for details and waiting lists. Also, if you are looking for a particular color, sex, age, and/or time frame to acquire your puppy, please let us know and we will do our very best to help accommodate you.


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Our last nelle Niella litter arrived on the 7th of April 2021:  two males. The litter is from Da Miana nelle Niella X Leo Nardo nelle Niella.. Our present nelle Niella litter arrived on the 2nd of March 2022:  six males and two females.  The litter is from Inno Cenza nelle Niella X Leo Nardo nelle Niella.  Please contact us direct for additional details and available puppies. CONTACT US

Basset Hound History

The Basset Hound is of French lineage and has flourished for centuries in Europe where it was used chiefly for the slow trail of rabbits, hare, and deer. The first mention of the word "Basset" as applied to a breed of dog appears in an early text on hunting written by Fouilloux in 1585. The Friars of the French Abbey of St. Hubert played an instrumental role in the development of the breed, where they established a lower set, slower moving dog that could be followed on foot. By the mid-19th century, the two largest breeders of Bassets in France were producing dogs of slightly different type, especially in head and eye. The first strain were primarily lemon and white and had a tendency to knuckling, while the second strain had glamorous tri-colors with a more narrow head and a domed topskull, a softer eye with prominent jaw and a down-faced look that provided more facial expression.

Exportation of Basset Hounds to England began in 1866, where the first Basset was exhibited at an English dog show in 1875. Some of the dogs established in England were eventually exported to the United States in 1883 and 1884. In 1884, the first Basset Hound was exhibited at the Westminster Kennel Club show. In 1935, a national parent club was created – the Basset Hound Club of America. Through the efforts of the parent club, the breed has proven to be a multi-purpose hound that excels in conformation, obedience, tracking, field trialing and pack hunting.