Limited number of 2020-21 BHCA Yearbooks available

November 9th, 2022

A very limited number of 2020-21 BHCA Yearbooks is still available. The Yearbook may be ordered through the BHCA website store. The BHCA Yearbook is the one publication that contains the results of all BHCA-sponsored events, including regional club specialties, for the covered calendar years. The Yearbook also honors hounds who have achieved AKC and… Read more »

2021 Register of Merit inclusions

November 5th, 2022

Seven sires and six dams earned inclusion in the BHCA Register of Merit in 2021. The Register of Merit is a title awarded by the Basset Hound Club of America to recognize dogs of exceptional quality who have made a significant contribution to ensuring the future of the breed. The seven sires who have joined… Read more »

Final day to order 2020/2021 BHCA Yearbook is August 22

August 22nd, 2022

The final deadline for ordering the 2020/2021 BHCA YEARBOOK is MONDAY AUG. 22. There will not be many extras printed so if you want one order yours now. Books are $35 + $15.00 shipping. You can order online from the BHCA Store. If you have any questions, contact Yearbook editor Terri Ralenkotter at TDRgraphics@gmail.com

BHCA Store up and running again

April 11th, 2022

The ordering problems in the BHCA Store for both Nationals and regular BHCA merchandise have been resolved, and we are UP AND RUNNING for business! For ALL Nationals 2022 products, you MAY receive a request from Paypal to verify that you have received your order. This is because the Nationals account is relatively new, so… Read more »

An Update on AKC and the Crisis in Ukraine

March 13th, 2022

The American Kennel Club is opposed to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. In solidarity with the Ukrainian people, effective immediately, judges from the Russian Federation will not be approved to judge at AKC sanctioned events. Additionally, new requests for imported dog registrations (AKC Foreign Registration) from the Russian Kennel Federation will be denied effective immediately…. Read more »

Official American Kennel Club Statement on Ukraine Crisis

March 13th, 2022

Dear AKC constituency, AKC Staff has been able to contact Nestlé Purina. Contrary to a number of social media posts, they do not have a factory in Ukraine, but we learned today they do have factories in Poland and Hungary. As a result, their European Purina team is taking the lead on this initiative. We… Read more »

Nominating Committee nominations for 2022 BHCA elections

March 5th, 2022

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2022 BHCA elections. The section of the country represented by each candidate follows the candidate’s name in parentheses: President – Gene McDonald (East) 2nd Vice President – Beverly Barringer-Ruggeri (Central) Corresponding Secretary – Marianne Lovejoy (West) Director… Read more »

2021 BHCA officer and board member elections

July 12th, 2021

Two valid petitions were received by the Recording Secretary, prior to the May 20, 2021 deadline, for the position of AKC Delegate. Those running for this position will be voted on by the membership during the 2021 election. Candidates for the AKC Delegate in alphabetical order are: Richard Nance Dr. Norine Noonan, Ph.D. Brian Visokay… Read more »