This page is your one-stop shop for all BHCA and selected AKC documents. Nearly all of the documents are in PDF format (some fillable) and will download in a separate window. Should the document you need not be shown below, please contact the Corresponding Secretary.  If you have any problems accessing one of these files, contact the Webmaster.


New Membership Application [PDF]

Sponsor Form Only [PDF]

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct [PDF]

BHCA Publications

The Basset Hound Illustrated Standard

The Pocket Guide to the Basset Hound: An Aid for Judges

Tracking with a Basset:  A Guide for All Basseteers, by Ruth Paule

Futurity & Maturity Stakes

2019 Futurity - Bitch & Litter Nomination Forms A B [PDF]

2019 Futurity - First Individual Puppy Nomination Form [PDF]

2019 Futurity - Second Individual Puppy Nomination Form [PDF]

2019 Futurity - Third / Final Individual Puppy Nomination Form [PDF]

Health and Research

Early Warning Symptoms Checklist [PDF]

Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (Bloat): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment [PDF of PowerPoint presentation]

Glossary of Health Problems Affecting Dogs [PDF]

Links for More Information on Health Concerns in Basset Hounds [PDF]

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) in the Basset Hound [PDF] Note: This link takes you to a document on a website of the Animal Health Trust UK. BHCA is not responsible for content on or taken from third-party websites.

Thrombopathia Genetic Testing through Auburn University [Fillable PDF]

Hosting BHCA Events

Application for BHCA Regional Event [PDF]

Application for BHCA Hunting Performance Test — coming soon

Register of Merit

BHCA Register of Merit Eligibility Form [PDF]


BHCA Versatility Certificate Program Application Form [Fillable PDF]

BHCA Versatility Certificate Program Schedule of Points [PDF]

BHCA Conformation Certificate [PDF]

Club Guidelines

Complete Set of Guidelines for Club Operations [PDF]  Check the Guidelines page for up-to-date individual documents.
Warning: This is an 8 Mbyte file!

AKC Events Entry Forms

Note: These links take you to the AKC web site or to a form downloaded from that site. BHCA is not responsible for content on or taken from third-party websites.

Conformation Shows [Fillable PDF]

Field Trials [Fillable PDF]

Obedience Trials [Fillable PDF]

Rally Trials [Fillable PDF]

Agility Trials [Fillable PDF]

Scent Work [MSWord file]