Standard My explanation of the standard

Correct Neck

Too short neck:

By the constant action of the nose on the bottom a short Basset Hound neck has the result, that he pulls the shoulder too far forward and the shoulder position is not present, and thus turn out. The movement is severely restricted. Moreover, in most cases, a short neck has a short upper arm as a result.

Neck skin

Excessive weight on the neck skin to the underlying fatty tissue takes a lot of weight with it. This weight is too high from the Basset Hound, to carry on his nose constantly working on the ground. His condition and performance is thus very limited.

Excessive neck skin: