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.
Note: when document filenames end with a year that is the year of the latest revision and the form is usable through today.
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.
2020 Futurity & Maturity Stakes
2021 Futurity & Maturity stakes
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
Juniors & Junior Showmanship
Register of Merit
BHCA Versatility Certificate Program
Versatility Certificate Program Application Form - fillable [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]