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How Did the Basset Hound Evolve?

When hunting on foot became popular, rather than on horseback using Bloodhounds, there evolved a need for a short-legged, slow moving dog.   So St. Hubert, the patron saint of the hunt, set out to develop a new strain of hound. His efforts resulted in an unplanned mutation.  However, the genetic deviation, a short-legged, dwarfed hound, moved […]