Umm, you do know that a full grown Bassett Hound is only 12 to 15 inches tall right? It might just about reach your knee if it's lucky & that's the males, the females are smaller. Here's a link if anyone is interested in seeing a pic; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basset_Hound
(Chapter 1) - Wed 22 Apr 2009
wow is all i can say, hot!