The Basset Hound's sweet, gentle disposition makes him a great companion and his short coat is easy to care for. Bassetts love to follow their nose and will actively following scents will out on a walk. If you know a basset hound lover, you know how much they will appreciate one of these mugs. The head of the basset hound forms the handle on the mug. The dog is hand painted. Dishwasher and microwave safe it is a decorative mug that can be well used.