New Hunting Performance Test Scheduled – Central Jersey Beagle Club

August 23rd, 2019

Pilgrim Basset Hound Club and Capital District Basset Hound Club announce two (2) Hunting Performance Tests at Center Jersey Beagle Club in Flemington, NJ on September 21, 2019 (Capital District BHC) and September 22, 2019 (Pilgrim BHC).  Premium List Fifteen (15) stakes per trial, $15 per hound.  Need more information:  Contact Mike Arruda

List of new applicants for BHCA membership now published online

June 29th, 2019

To expedite the membership application process, the names of those applying for membership in BHCA are now being posted to the BHCA website. A list of current applicants may be found by looking under the “ABOUT BHCA” menu item, and then looking under the “Governance” sub-menu item. The names of applicants must be published sixty… Read more »

Judges nominated for 2020 BHCA Nationals

May 30th, 2019

The following six judges for Regular and Non-regular classes for the 2020 BHCA Nationals in St. Charles, Illinois, received the most nominations and are eligible for election (listed in alphabetical order by last name): Camille McArdle DVM Sylvie McGee Joani Rush Joseph Smith Penny Swan Douglas Taylor The three BHCA members with the most nominations… Read more »

BHCA officers election

May 30th, 2019

With no candidates offering to run by petition, the following Nominating Committee slate will be automatically seated at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting at the 2019 BHCA Nationals in Colorado: 1st Vice President: Sylvie McGee (West region) Recording secretary: Bobbi Brandt (West) Treasurer: Melinda Brown (East) Director: Linda Cain (West) Director: Sue Frischmann (East)… Read more »

Donate to help Basset Hounds via BHCA website

May 25th, 2019

We’ve now made it possible to process donations to the BHCA Foundation (which supports education, health research and rescue), the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation’s Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund (for health research) and the American Kennel Club’s Political Action Committee (used for campaign contributions to help elect dog-friendly legislators in Congress and state… Read more »

It’s Dues Renewal Season!

May 23rd, 2019

It’s that time again – your BHCA dues are due! Dues notices are out with your May/June Tally Ho. There TWO ways you can pay: You can pay by check and mail the form on the TH to the Treasurer. Be sure to included any changes or updates to mailing address, phone and email on the… Read more »

Improper Use of Membership List

May 5th, 2019

Many members recently received a spam email requesting money donations to a GoFundMe account (or a look-alike).  Please know that the Club would never authorize such a use of the membership list.  At this time all mass email communications from the Club to the membership will come through Constant Contact.  The only organization with which we share… Read more »

Field trials in Washington State canceled

May 2nd, 2019

The spring field trials that were intended to be held by the Basset Hound Club of Portland and Emerald Empire Basset Hound Fanciers from May 3 through May 5, 2019, at Castle Rock, Washington, have been canceled. For further information, contact Ann Bernton of the Basset Hound Club of Portland at

Report of 2019 Nominating Committee

April 11th, 2019

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2019 BHCA elections: First Vice President – Sylvie McGee (W) Recording Secretary – Bobbi Brandt (W) Treasurer – Melinda Brown (E) Director – Sue Frischmann (E) Director – Victoria Russell (C) Director – Linda Cain (W) AKC Delegate – Norine Noonan… Read more »