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This Dog Won’t Hunt (video)

He’s a Basset Hound. They’re supposed to be great hunters.

Robbie Brown has a Basset Hound named Elvis whose main skill is sleeping. He needs a little help to get in touch with his hound dog roots. So Robbie takes him to the Fun Field Trial in Carlisle, Pennsylvania where dogs are trained to chase rabbits.

Watch and see what Elvis does.

Photo credit: Llima Orosa

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2:57AM PDT on Apr 5, 2013

No one is meant to be cruel by nature

2:23AM PDT on Jul 24, 2012

Great post. Thanks.

5:49AM PST on Feb 11, 2012

Instead of the humans getting the message, they have to 'change' the dog....

5:41AM PST on Feb 11, 2012

Colleen, Not all dogs are bred to be hunters or protectors, or herders or show dogs. A dog is whatever the dog wants to be, so don't be so judgmental on them because some of them are way more intelligent then any of us.

On the other hand...very, VERY cute dog, and a great video.

3:22PM PST on Feb 10, 2012

Elvis rocks! He's a lover, not a hunter....Woot!

2:57PM PST on Feb 10, 2012

Interesting, thank you.

5:15AM PST on Feb 1, 2012

I don't like to hunt either, Elvis.

5:14AM PST on Feb 1, 2012

I don't like to hunt either, Elvis.

1:20AM PDT on Jun 19, 2011

I'm pleased to hear this dog won't hunt.
Good for you Elvis.

1:17AM PST on Feb 27, 2011

Thanks for the article.

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