Moose the Basset Hound Loves Riding in His Owner's Porsche

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Say hello to Moose, an adorable 7-year old basset hound from South Africa who has very similar passions to ours… if you ignore the drooling and bottom sniffing. You see, this dog loves the wind in his short hair and as he stands out the passenger seat of his master's Porsche Cayman S.
Phillip Meyer, a 36-year old from South Africa, says his canine companion has been crazy about sticking his head out the window since he was a little puppy. Moose always gets excited about going on car rides, but the Johannesburg dog is admittedly a little privileged. In an emerging car market like this one, his master's Porsche Cayman S coupe could be considered a sought-after ride.

Meyer actually has four bassets, but Moose is the only one who loves cars. This would explain why he recently became the star of a GoPro video with over 70,000 views in a single day. Can you blame people for loving him? Just look at those adorable ears.

Defined by a dopy personality, bassets have the longest ears in the canine business, inherited from their bloodhound forefathers. They were breed to hunt rabbits by French aristocrats. The short legs mean they can bring their noses closer to the ground, which is better for tracking. It's reported that famous general Marquis de Lafayette brought the first bassets to America as a gift to George Washington.

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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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