The word ‘Bas’ is French for low, befitting the dog’s stature. (1/15) by Judy Powell September 25, 2020, 9:16 am Judy Powell 0 Previous 1/15 Next View full list See more Previous article Airedales do well in both houses and apartments and can live in most climates. Next article When a Basset Hound trots across the ground, its large and floppy ears help bring smells directly to its face. Moreover, its dewlap (loose skin underneath the chin) helps trap these smells. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.