Basset Hounds – Common Health Issues & Diseases

Basset hounds

Basset hounds could be affected by the following (but not limited to) health conditions and diseases, some of which are hereditary. They aren't all high-risk health conditions and diseases for Basset hounds. Some of them are environmental illnesses so can be easily avoided by giving Basset hounds proper care and attention.

Bone, Muscle, and Joint Issues

Cardiovascular Issues

Vision and Hearing Issues

Gastrointestinal Issues