2020 Nationals Site Update! Book your Hotel Now!

January 16th, 2020

The hardworking leadership of the 2020 BHCA Nationals Committee has secured a new host hotel and show site.  The location of the agility trial has moved and the calendar has been slightly modified. Please visit the 2020 Nationals page to get all of the information.  Book your room now – room availability is limited. Host… Read more »

Happy Holidays & Important 2020 Nationals News

December 22nd, 2019

Happy Holidays from the BHCA The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America wishes all members, their family, friends and hounds a wonderful holiday season and a great 2020. Important 2020 Nationals News We would like to share important news concerning the 2020 BHCA Nationals.  Due to bankruptcy of our host site, the Pheasant… Read more »

Judges for 2020 Nationals in Illinois

December 11th, 2019

The following individuals have been elected by the membership to serve as judges at the 2020 BHCA Nationals at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois: Sylvie McGee — Best of Breed, Junior Showmanship Penny Swan — All regular and non-regular Bitch Classes Joani Rush — All regular and non-regular Dog Classes including Brace… Read more »

New Membership Applicants for Review

October 21st, 2019

Per the bylaws change that was approved earlier this month new membership applicants are published on the club website for review by members.  You must be logged into your member profile in order to see the applications. Once logged in, follow this link to see the applicants; if you are not logged in you will… Read more »

2019 Nationals Results

October 3rd, 2019

Unofficial results from the 2019 BHCA Nationals in Denver, Colorado are now posting. You can find links to each event page on the a2019 Nationals Archive page.

2019 Nationals Videos – availability & policies

September 25th, 2019

BHCA Nationals Videos! Here is the latest news on the availability of videos of conformation competition at the BHCA Nationals in Denver, Colorado. Dog Show Video Pros is our exclusive video provider.  You can learn more about their coverage of the Nationals at:  https://www.showdogvideopros.com/BassetHound/ At this link you will find both Streaming Video and Movie Purchase… 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 »

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 »