bassethound-walks.co.uk is an excellent website publicising walks in the South West, for example from Cerne Abbas, Exmouth, Barbary Castle and elsewhere. Wonderful pictures and videos of Basset Hounds taken on past walks, they all look to have been great fun.
Basset Hound Welfare ‘arrange walks in various parts of the UK’. Unfortunately they don’t detail their events on their website, so to find out more contact them directly. Contact details on their website.
The two surviving branches of the Basset Hound Club organise walks throughout the year.
The London & Northern Home Counties Branch provide information on their website if you are looking for walks in their area.
A program of walks organised by The Midland Branch can be seen on The Basset Hound Club website together with contact details, where also you might find up to date information on all of its activities.
For walks organised by other UK Basset Hound Clubs refer to their websites. For links select OTHER U.K. BASSET HOUND CLUBS etc. below.
Basset Hound Welfare
A charity which exists to both facilitate the resettlement of unwanted Basset Hounds and to assist by counselling, owners experiencing difficulties with their hounds.
‘People’s circumstances change, often quickly and unpredictably, and sometimes this leaves their poor hounds in need of fostering. These Basset Hounds can be of any age young and old.’
A guide to genetic health issues for Basset Hounds.
‘The only specialist national charity for people in their last years and their much loved, much needed companion animals.
A network of 15,000 volunteers “hold hands” with owners to provide vital loving care for their pets. We keep them together - for example, we’ll walk a dog every day for a housebound owner, . . . . . etc.
When staying at home is no longer an option, our Pet Friendly Care Home Register lists care homes and retirement housing happy to accept residents with pets, and providing previous arrangements have been made with us we will take on life time care of a bereaved pet.
Provides on line information about veterinary medicines and animal diseases to pet owners.
Directgov, travelling abroad with pets, the current regulations.
DEFRA, travelling abroad with pets, the current regulations from another U.K. government source.
All of the above are from the U.K. government, they do not quite agree but perhaps they might once Brexit has been sorted if not sooner, give it a few years.
If you are taking a hound abroad it is important that you take note of the advice from the UK government sites above.
6 Things To Remember When Travelling With Your Dog. Good advice & useful information from yourdogadvisor.com.
The Good Dog Guide. “The UK’s dog friendly information website”.
Dog Friendly Britain, from holidays to insurance, a great concept, it might be useful.
Driving with dogs, walks near motorways, on beaches & more, a similar concept, it also might be useful.
Information on Basset Hounds
The ‘A Basset is an Asset’ website
A Norwegian site full of Basset Hound history, facts, anecdotes and fun.
Some interesting information & images of Basset Hounds & their ‘cousins’
“Penny et Polly vous présentent le ‘Musée Virtuel’ du Basset Hound”. In English too.
Meet over 200 dog breeds.
Also a weekly dog newspaper.
Heroic care home for ‘senior’ Bassets in Maryland. In the UK don’t forget Basset Hound Welfare.
A talking Basset Hound from Kentucky.
Singer-songwriter, ‘A Basset is an Asset’ & much more.