General Basset Links

Information about the Breed
A website for Bassets and their People
Daily Drool website (

Basset Hound Clubs and Organizations

Basset Hound Club of America
Northern California Basset Hound Club

Emerald Empire Basset Hound Fanciers
Melody Fair, Secretary
PO Box 339
Noti, OR  97461-0339
Phone:  541-935-1672
Basset Hound Club of Greater Seattle
Jeannie Aitken
6930 92nd Avenue SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone:  206-232-1422
Whidbey Island Basset Hound Club
Gillen Tankard
527 Patmore Rd.
Coupeville, WA  98239
Phone:  360-678-5760

Medical Information

Merck Veterinary Manual - This is the world's best selling and most trusted veterinary reference on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of animal disease

Animal CPR Instructions

Basset Hound Veterinary Notes -This page describes common medical issues related to Basset Hounds.

Guide to Poisonous Plants - It's no secret that basset hounds love to eat....almost anything. Many common garden plants are poisonous to both dogs and humans. Here is a site where you can find out if the plants in your yard might be hazardous to your hound's health.

Long Beach Animal Hospital - This site has a Medical Services Drop down menu that provides detailed veterinary information about various animal diseases. Just for the fun of it, you can also play veterinarian on their "You make the Diagnosis" page.

The Anal Sacs Page - Many basset hounds need to have their anal sacs emptied on a regular basis. This web page shows you how you can do this for your own dogs.

Owners of Blind Dogs - This page provides support for owners of blind dogs and also lists blind dogs available for adoption.

Eyevet Consulting Service - This site provides information on eye diseases prevalent in dogs.

Stories and Poems Related to Basset Hounds or Rescue

"How Could You?" - by Jim Willis. This story is told from the view point of a dog who has given love and loyalty to his master only to be abandoned at an animal shelter.

"Before I Die" - by Jim Willis. Jim wrote this poem from the point of view of a puppy mill dog.

Online Pet Adoption Referral Services

Pets 911
Pet Finder

Basset Hound Artwork

Pam Tanzey-Basset Hound Artwork - Pam Tanzey is the artist who created OBHR's logo. She also frequently donates artwork for the benefit of Basset Hound Rescues.