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 »

Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS1) testing at Denver Nationals

September 14th, 2019

Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS1) is a genetic disease recognized in other dog breeds and recently discovered in the Basset Hound. It causes devastating illness in puppies, but the good news is that researchers at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine have identified the mutation responsible for the disease and have developed a reliable test to… 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 »

Glaucoma seminar now online

October 13th, 2018

The seminar on glaucoma held during the 2018 BHCA Nationals is now available for viewing as an online video. The video has been posted to the BHCA Facebook page can be viewed directly by clicking on the following link (if the video doesn’t play on the page you’re currently visiting): https://www.facebook.com/BassetHoundClubOfAmerica/videos/273933969907271 The video lasts 1… Read more »