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Bassets R Us
The Basset Hound
Mrs Marianne R Nixon
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The future of the BREED
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The Basset Hound
Colin & Trish Wells
Healthy Basset Hounds
fit for Function
we can run, jump and track!!
2014 Breed Health Survey
Our Breed Education Coordinator is: Mrs Aileen Sharpe (Bullieburn)
for ALL your education enquiries
QUICK LINKS TO PUPPY INFORMATION
HEALTH CERTIFICATE FORM
please click here
or click on downloads on the navigation bar above
It is imperative, after so much work to be removed from the High Profile List we do not let our efforts slide.
Our Breed is still being monitored and will continue to be, so we must be careful not to show exhibits who show excess of any kind. It is also important that judges do not award those showing excess - we are still governed by the KC Breed Watch
2020 Breed Health Survey
Following on from our 2014, and while discussing the draft Breed Health Conservation Plan with the Kennel Club Health Team, we identified a need to gather more data on lameness. We would be extremely grateful if you would take the time to help us in our quest.
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We are experiencing some gremlins
will be back a soon as possible
Health Certificare Scheme
We can now boast 5 certificates
1: BRONZE Basic Health Test
2: SILVER PACG Test
3: SILVER PLUS+ PACG Test & POAG Test
4: GOLD PACG Pass Grade 0,1 or 2
5: GOLD PLUS+ POAG DNA Test
We have 200+ Basset Hounds in the Health Certificate Scheme, and all at different levels amazing achievement.
Thank you to everyone involved
If you require further inforemation on any of the tests mentioned above please contact the Breed Health Coordinator:-
Breed Health Conservation Plan
Being one of the 15 original HIGH Profile Breeds, later Category 3, mean we were the first batch of breeds to undergo the Breed Health Conservation Plan.
This document has been produced in conjunction with the Kennel Club and the Basset Hound Health Group