Saturday, March 23, 2013

Bassett Hound Dog and Littlest Pet Shop Puppy

Littlest Pet Shop Postcard

Postmarked in 2010 with a USA 28 cent polar bear stamp

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The Basset Hound is a short-legged breed of dog of the hound family. They are scent hounds that were originally bred for the purpose of hunting rabbits and hare.

The name Basset is derived from the French word bas, meaning "low", with the attenuating suffix -et, together meaning "rather low".


ONeal said...

I had to look up Littlest Pet Shop, didn't know what it was. Sweet bassett hound. :)

9teen87 said...

Our girls had a few when they were younger. However, I should have posted it. Usually I do!

ONeal said...

Oh, not a problem at all. I wasn't complaining. :) And yes, your posts usually are packed with information!

9teen87 said...

:D I know you weren't.