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 »

Nominees for election to judge 2022 BHCA Nationals

July 12th, 2021

The six (6) judges with the most nominations for Regular and Non-regular classes are (in alphabetical order): Sanda Launey Robert E. “Gene” McDonald Sharon Nance Monica Rush James Tysseling Margie Wikerd The six (6) BHCA members (because of a tie) with the most nominations for Sweepstakes classes are as follows (in alphabetical order): Beverly Barringer-Ruggeri… Read more »

Nominating Committee report

March 15th, 2021

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2021 BHCA elections: First Vice President – Sylvie McGee (W) Recording Secretary – Bobbi Brandt (W) Treasurer – Sukey Shor (W) Director – Roy Fair (W) Director – Sue Frischmann (E) Director – Isabella Merrit (E) AKC… Read more »

2020 Nationals in Illinois canceled

May 9th, 2020

The Basset Hound Club of America’s Board of Directors regretfully informs everyone that the 2020 BHCA National Specialty and associated events have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Our highest concern is the health and safety of our membership, exhibitors, judges, and guests. After reviewing the current State of Illinois phased… Read more »

Coronavirus COVID-19: Impacts on Dogs

March 14th, 2020

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus is affecting our lives in many ways. We encourage everyone to follow local, state and federal mandates to help mitigate the impact of this disease. Please consult the US Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization web sites for the latest information on the… Read more »

Annual Elections are Underway

August 31st, 2019

Polls are now open for BHCA Annual Elections! Your votes are needed to selection Conformation and Sweepstakes judges for the 2020 National Specialty Show and to determine whether or not to accept a series of changes to the club bylaws. Hardcopy ballots were mailed during the week of 8/20/2019 to all who requested them or… Read more »

Donate to help Basset Hounds via BHCA website

May 25th, 2019

We’ve now made it possible to process donations to 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… Read more »