You can make a difference in the lives of Basset Hounds both today and in the future by making a donation to the organizations listed on this page. 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 houses) all work to improve the present, and the future of our beloved breed. More information on each of these organizations may be found below, along with links to their websites.
Donations made through this page to the AKC PAC and the AKC CHF Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund are processed by BHCA and forwarded to these organizations. If you wish to donate to the BHCA Foundation, click on this linked text to visit the BHCA Foundation donation page.
In order to process your donation, we’ll need your name, address and e-mail. Contributions to the AKC PAC may be made only by BHCA Members resident in the United States and are not tax deductible. Contributions to AKC CHF Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, may be made by anyone and can be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
You can choose to donate whatever amount you wish. After you click on the SUBMIT button to make your donation, you will be redirected to Paypal to complete your purchase. You can pay with either your Paypal account or a credit/debit card. You are not required to have a Paypal account to complete your purchase. Please follow the prompts on the Paypal website after you click SUBMIT.
Please be aware that all donations made through our website include a special handling charge of $3 to cover the credit-card merchant processing fees.