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.
Sponsor Form Only [PDF]
2019 BHCA Nationals
2020 BHCA Nationals
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
If completing a fillable form, you must do a Save As of the form to your computer before filling out.
Health and Research
Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (Bloat): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment [PDF of PowerPoint presentation]
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
Register of Merit
BHCA Versatility Certificate Program Application Form [Fillable PDF]
Check the Guidelines page for up-to-date individual documents.
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]