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

Annette Florez updated an event

Brunch with Bassets at Huntington Beach Dog Park

September 6, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Rescuing a hound is a form of recycling, so we're doing a recycling drive for the hounds.  Bring your empty cans and water bottles.  Start saving now for the hounds!  Ask your neighbors and family members to contribute as well.  The person that brings in the most recycling gets a PRIZE!We'll also be doing doggy Tarot readings (for a donation) under the BHRSC tent.A deli buffet and refreshments will be served.See More
Annette Florez posted an 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
Aug 6
Cathy & John Gillette commented on Lynn Brindle's event Brunch with Bassets
"we would love to but I got called in to work unexpectedly.  I was supposed to come pick up our car magnets ordered two months ago.....Hoping to be able to come in September...."
Aug 1
Annette Florez posted an event

Pawtoberfest Beer Tasting Fundraiser -- San Marcos, CA at The Lost Abbey

September 27, 2014 from 3pm to 7pm
Come out and support your friends in "low places"  by celebrating Pawtoberfest with BHRSC at The Lost Abbey.  Ticket includes 3 (4 oz) tasters, a pint of your choice, nacho bar, and tour of Lost Abbey.  All humans must be 21 years and over to attend. Tickets will be mailed out when payment is received.  $15 advance ticket sales, $20 at the door.  Tickets available on our website soon.The Lost Abbey is referred to as one of the best craft breweries in Southern California.  They are located in an…See More
Aug 1
Annette Florez updated an 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
Aug 1
Annette Florez updated an event

Basset Brouhaha Comedy Fundraiser - Hermosa Beach at Comedy & Magic Club

September 16, 2014 from 6:30pm to 10pm
Come enjoy a night of laughter and support the hounds at the same time for the 2nd annual Basset Brouhaha at the at The Comedy & Magic Club in beautiful Hermosa Beach. The Club showcases many top comedians and magicians. On September 16th, the scheduled headliner will be John Caparulo, a BHRSC supporter and basset hound Dad!  John has appeared on such shows as The Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately and his own special on Comedy Central. $20.00 advance ticket purchase. 2 item minimum. Must be 18…See More
Aug 1
Susan McCabe-Patke is attending Lynn Brindle's event

Brunch with Bassets at Huntington Beach Dog Park

August 2, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
It's the Dog Days of summer, so have your hound come out to BWB sporting their swimsuits and luau wear.  We'll be socializing, eating great treats (for people and hounds), and trying to beat the heat in Huntington Beach!See More
Jul 30
Kellie and Steve Claflin is attending Annette Florez's event

Lazy Dog Café - BHRSC Fundraising Night at Lazy Dog Café: Huntington Beach, Irvine, Orange, Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula Locations

August 6, 2014 from 11am to 10pm
Treat yourself to a great meal and buy yourself a most deserved drink on August 6th at these participating Lazy Dog Café locations: Huntington Beach, Irvine, Orange, Rancho Cucamonga, and Temecula. The best part is you can bring your hound along and dine out on the patio all while supporting the hounds in need of BHRSC! That’s right, you eat and drink and BHRSC benefits. The above Lazy Dog Café restaurants will donate 15% of each check that is accompanied by the BHRSC flyer for dine-in or take…See More
Jul 30


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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

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Blog Posts

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

In Memory of Chloe

Chloe was by far the funniest, sweetest, and most loving dog I have ever known.  Despite having a rubber band twisted so tightly around her ear that it left a permanent stripe, she never let it ruin her spirit.  Even after throwing a fit at the vet during her nail trimmings that required her to be muzzled and held down, she would still wag her tail and give kisses to the doctors afterwards. 

She would howl at her best doggie friends on our walks just to say hi, and would inevitably…


Posted by Amanda Volker on December 14, 2011 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments


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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