Tally Ho and Member Directory 2023 Survey Results

April 26th, 2023

Results of this spring’s Tally Ho and Member Directory Survey of the membership are now available. The Board appreciates receiving the input of so many members on these important member benefits. The results were presented at the Spring Board meeting for consideration by the Board. Follow up with the Tally Ho editor is being undertaken to better… Read more »

BHCA Regional Specialty, Sweepstakes in October in Tennessee

April 21st, 2023

A Basset Hound Club of America Regional Specialty and Sweepstakes, hosted by BHCA members Debbi Martin, Randee White, David Self, Kaylynn Finke, Lei Ruckle in conjunction with the Harvest Cluster in Lebanon, Tennessee, will be held on October 13, 2023. Judges are Richard Nance, Regular and Non-Regular classes, and Stormy Goodbar, Sweepstakes. In addition to… Read more »

Nomination by petition for 2023 BHCA board elections

April 14th, 2023

In compliance with the BHCA bylaw Article V, Section 4(b), additional candidates for the BHCA officer and board elections may be nominated by written petition. The petition form must contain the signatures of 25 voting BHCA members and be accompanied by the nominated candidate written acceptance, signifying his willingness to be a candidate. The petition… Read more »

Nominating Committee report for 2023 BHCA board elections

April 14th, 2023

In Accordance with the BHCA Bylaws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2023 BHCA elections: 1st Vice President – Bobbi Brandt (W) Recording Secretary – Sue Smyth (E) Treasurer – Melinda Brown (E) Director – Roy Fair (W) Director – Jean Dietrich (W) Director – Sandra Wittenberg (C) AKC… Read more »

Beware of spam e-mail claiming to come from BHCA president

April 8th, 2023

A message from BHCA President Gene McDonald: Many members recently received a spam e-mail requesting money donation from Robert “Gene” McDonald, presidentmail7820@gmail.com.  Please know that this is not any e-mail of the addresses I use for BHCA business. I would never authorize such a use of the BHCA membership list.   I am sorry for the inconvenience… Read more »

Happy Holidays!

December 11th, 2022

The Basset Hound Club of America Board of Directors wish you Happy Holidays and a Healthy Happy New Year!

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

Field Trials canceled in Michigan

June 1st, 2022

Please be advised that the Field Trials sponsored by Western Michigan, Looking Glass and Pathfinder Basset Hound Clubs that were scheduled for June 3, 4 and 5 at Red Cedar Beagle Club in Perry, Michigan, have been cancelled due to a plumbing issue and no water for the club house or for dog and human… Read more »