Look across the Worldwide Web and you’ll see many, many citations of this oft repeated ‘fact’.

Basset Hounds can not swim.



We wanted to investigate this. So we did. Our findings suggest that if this fact is true and that Basset Hounds really can’t swim, nobody seems to have told this one.


Basset Hounds can swim. You’ve seen it with your own eyes.

Would you like us to bust any other dog myths? Let us know in the comments.

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