Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California

BHRSC - Finding Homes for Loving Bassets

Offering sanctuary, healing, and placement into a new family, to distressed, abandoned, injured, or homeless Basset Hounds

New Address

BHRSC has a new mailing address:
Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California, Inc.
P O Box 88
Whittier, CA 90608-0088


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Latest Activity

Jessica Barr is attending Lynn Brindle's event

Brunch with Bassets at Huntington Beach Dog Park

October 4, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
It's time to get creative and dress up your hound for the BWB Annual Halloween Costume parade and contest.  The hound Fortune Teller will also be there ready to see the future just by looking in your hounds eyes.  Refreshments will be served.  See More
Dr. Cari Cannon is attending Annette Florez's event

BHRSC Wine Tasting Fundraiser --Temecula at Gershon Bachus Winery

November 14, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm
If you enjoy red wines, this is quite possibly the best Temecula has to offer.  Gershon Bachus will be open only to BHRSC supporters on this day and will serve three 1 oz tastings, plus a 5 oz glass of a favorite from the three. Ticket price is $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  Tastings to include samples of 2007 Syrah , 2012 Vino Villa Rosso, 2009 Cab Franc OR 2012  Aglaea (white wine).  For those who do not like reds….. and prefer to opt out of the Cab Franc or ALL  Reds, a 5 oz glass of…See More
Dr. Cari Cannon is attending Annette Florez's event

Basset Hound Club of So. California - PICNIC - Arcadia at North West Corner of Arcadia Park - Arcadia, CA

October 19, 2014 from 10am to 3:30pm
Join us at the Basset Hound Club of So. California Picnic.Costume contests, parade of rescued Bassets, other Basset contests - to include longest ears, oldest dogs, biggest paws, most spots, most wrinkles and many more. This is the 59th year for the Club Picnic - Let's support their efforts!See More
Nancy Timmons updated their profile
Sep 25
Annette Florez updated an event

Brunch with Bassets at Huntington Beach Dog Park

October 4, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
It's time to get creative and dress up your hound for the BWB Annual Halloween Costume parade and contest.  The hound Fortune Teller will also be there ready to see the future just by looking in your hounds eyes.  Refreshments will be served.  See More
Sep 23
Annette Florez posted an event

6th Annual Hall-O-Ween Pooch Parade--Simi Valley at Rancho Tapo Lemon Park

October 26, 2014 from 10am to 3pm
The 6th Annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunset and will march around Simi Valley’s Rancho Tapo Community Park (Lemon Park) on October 26, 2014, beginning at 10:00 am.Their will be vendors and the BHRSC hounds will be in attendance.  Stop by and say Aaarrroooo!  Visit: , for all the details.See More
Sep 18
Profile IconColleen Miller and Barbara Stevens joined Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California
Sep 18
Jennifer Boring commented on Mike Eubanks's blog post Fred has passed away.
"I read your story and it touched my heart and soul... My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family, I know the pain and it is the worst feeling I have ever felt...and still  feel :( Fred was a lucky boy to have a family who loved him…"
Sep 14


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Those eyes!!!! Charlotte 1 Reply

Started by christie alva. Last reply by Jennifer Boring Jul 25.

Basset hound meet up of San Diego/ Comic Con

Started by Arlene Goulart Jul 15.

Help fill a empty heart. 4 Replies

Started by Tony D. Vincent SR.. Last reply by Annette Florez Apr 14.

Blog Posts

Fred has passed away.

Fred has had increased seizure over the weekend, it also took him much longer to be normal after each seizure. Yesterday, he started bleeding bad and we couldn't stop the bleeding. So we rushed him to the emergency clinic. The vet informed us that he had tumor growth by the penis blood vessel that burst, they would have to remove the growth. We said ok, and was heading home to pick him up after the surgery, when the vet called to let us know that he just had another major seizure on the…


Posted by Mike Eubanks on September 8, 2014 at 6:16pm — 1 Comment

And here is...Charlotte

Attention all hound lovers, have you heard about our very own Charlotte?

I adopted Charlotte from BHRSC in April. Poor little girl, had a life of breeding and no  real love. 

My family, after 16 wonderful years had lost our beloved Luna. together with us our beloved hound Romney were very sad. Then we saw those eyes!!!! what beautiful eyes!!!!! perfect match she needed a family, we needed a hound.3 weeks after adopting she got an eye infection that wouldn't go away. within 1…


Posted by christie alva on July 23, 2014 at 7:21am

In Loving Memory of our Baby Boy!


Hover was our 5yr old blessed little guy and we miss him sooooo much!!

Hover passed from Addision Diease on January 28th at Euclid Animal Hospital. His Daddy was with him to the very end and cried like a baby.

We rememember all the love that he shared with us and all the blessing dreams he brought to us. Hover loved his family and loved his biscuts. He with out debut the best dog I have ever been blessed…


Posted by Lynne Neal on February 5, 2013 at 8:31am


I am so thrilled that Toulouse was adopted. I check on the grey faced kids to see how things are coming along. Its wonderful when any kid gets adopted, but for me its extra special for a grey faced one. 

Posted by Carol Ashley on October 9, 2012 at 1:13pm

For my Sawyer

Today I lost my friend.  I remeber when we brought him home.  He was only 4 months old and by the breeder that we got him from he was too old and that is why she was discounting him.  He was always a good Dog, well except maybe stealing a few lunches and well maybe there was the couch that he ate... but he was always there for a belly rub or just to lay with you.  He always seem to know which one.  He had a way to look at you that just made you want to hug him instead of scolding him.  We…


Posted by Kristi on January 11, 2012 at 3:06pm — 1 Comment


Artful Hounds Renee Bane of BHRSC has a creative and fun way to display your love of bassets. Check out her website for yard or wall art, basset hound clocks and leashes.


Go to: and see all the Basset Hounds looking for forever homes; adoption procedures; volunteering, fostering and everything Basset Hound.

Here's a great web site if you're looking for help when a hound has crossed the rainbow bridge. I've purchased items from them (a marker for my sweet Penny) and they were fantastic in delivering the order and sent a condolence card.

Here's a great site for artwork and all things hounds. They've supported BHRSC with cards and stickers. I can't say enough positive things about this organization.

Looking for some unusual Basset Hound goodies? Need a BH checkbook cover or floor mats. Check out this site:

Faces of Dog
Faces of Dog is a log of Susan Rennie's photographic galleries devoted to the world of dogs. To see a gallery click on the image. To contact Susan for information about a photograph, email her at

Looking for Pet Friendly Housing? Check out this website - My Apartment Map.Com


Volunteer Opportunities

The hounds need you to volunteer asap:

Want to help homeless hounds find their way to forever homes? BHRSC is looking for transport volunteers to bail hounds out of shelters and also transport them to events for their moment in the spotlight. The hours are flexible, you can volunteer as you are available, and we have help needed in all areas so you don't have to travel far from home! 

Just click here and you're on your way

SPAM Users on this site

Maybe you've noticed a problem with SPAM on this site lately. I've been diligently trying to remove individuals that use this site to promote their business or illegal activity.

It's become increasingly difficult to keep unauthorized individuals off - so I've found it necessary for future members to apply for access.

My apologies for any delay in membership - but I hope you will understand the need to "keep it clean".
Thank you,

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