Animals·Posted on Nov 21, 201616 Basset Hounds Who Really Need Cheered UpHow did we let them get so sad?by Elaina WahlJunior Animals WriterFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Hey everyone, there is an issue that has come to our immediate attention. Instagram: @milk_and_okra_the.basset / Via instagram.com 2. Someone needs to cheer up the basset hounds. Instagram: @chiefthebassethound / Via instagram.com 3. I don't know how it happened, but they're all sad. Twitter: @BRATRescue 4. EVEN THE BABIES. buzzfeed.com 5. We have to tell them it will be okay. Instagram: @pestothebasset / Via instagram.com 6. That every vet visit ends, and new car rides await. Twitter: @SimplyDebraLynn 7. We have to tell them that exercising isn't fun, but it gets your endorphins flowing and endorphins equal happiness!!!!! Instagram: @flutterbyjoy / Via instagram.com 8. And it's okay to be sad for a little while, but then you gotta bounce back up! imgur.com / Via reddit.com 9. You gotta keep fighting the good fight! reddit.com / Via imgur.com 10. These tough times will pass, and you won't be in the cone forever. Instagram: @sadiethesassyhound / Via instagram.com 11. HAVE SOME GOSHDARN FAITH!!! reddit.com / Via imgur.com 12. Basset hounds are too good and too pure for us to allow them to stay sad. Instagram: @aiko4825 / Via instagram.com 13. So if you see a basset hound, tell them you appreciate them. Instagram: @josthebasset / Via instagram.com 14. And in the meantime, you can say it to other dogs too. And cats. And people. Instagram: @canaan_and_cliff / Via instagram.com 15. Pretty much everyone can do with hearing that they're appreciated, not just basset hounds. reddit.com / Via imgur.com 16. So maybe if we all work together and we're all being kind to one another, we can make the basset hounds happy again. imgur.com Love dogs? Sign up for our “Dog a Day” newsletter and we’ll send you an adorable pup every day! If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up for BuzzFeed's "Dog a Day" newsletter!