Watching these hounds hunt is fascinating. Bassets are pack animals and work together to track their prey. When one finds a scent and heads into the brush, the others spread out knowing the target will run. The secondary hounds try to judge the direction of the prey and attempt to cut it off. During all […]
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It’s the end of fall and time to take the hounds into the empty fields. The Three Creek Basset pack will spend weekends from now until April honing their tracking skills. This is an opportunity to get out, enjoy the Fall weather and fresh air.
Many of our Sunday afternoons are spent in St. Charles County watching these hounds demonstrate their tracking skills. They are part of Three Creek Bassets, a professional pack of Basset Hounds that compete nationally. Their short powerful legs allow them to forage through dense brush where rabbits hide. Their goal is to track the rabbits […]