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Arizona Basset Hound Rescue Adoption Events & Meet n Greets

Phoenix Animal Care Coalition (PACC911)

Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty Resources:

Sheriff's Animal Cruelty Hotline 602.876.1681
Radio Dispatch 602.867.1011
Arizona Humane Society 602.997.7585 ext. 2073
City of Mesa 480.644.2268
City of Surprise 623.583.1085
AAWL Cruelty Hotline 602.433.2000
Equine Cruelty 623.326.9378

If you witness an animal being beaten or harmed in any way, IMMEDIATELY CALL 911!

Anyone with information about a felony animal abuse case ANYWHERE IN MARICOPA COUNTY can call Silent Witness at 480.WITNESS

For more information and a database of animal abuse cases, see

Basset Hound Rescues

Alabama:  Basset Hound Rescue of Alabama
Alabama:  Basset & Bloodhound Rescue
Arizona:  Arizona Basset Hound Rescue
Arkansas (northwest):  Ozark Mountain Basset Rescue
Arkansas:  4 the Hounds Basset Rescue
Arkansas (eastern):   Belly Rubs Basset Rescue
California (northern):  Golden Gate Basset Rescue
California (central):  Golden Empire Basset Rescue
California (Los Angeles):  Basset Rescue Connection
California (southern):  Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California
California (San Diego):  San Diego Basset Hound Rescue
California: Barni Rescue Network, Inc. at Daphneyland
Canada  (Edmonton Alberta): -
Canada (Calgary Alberta):
Colorado:  High Country Basset Rescue
Connecticut:  New England Basset Hound Rescue
Connecticut:  Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
Delaware:  Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
Delaware:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
District of Columbia:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
Florida:  Basset Rescue of Florida
Florida:  Senior Houndsabound (senior hounds only)
Florida:  Suncoast Basset Rescue
Georgia:  Basset Hound Rescue of Georgia
Illinois (northern):  Basset Buddies Rescue
Illinois (southern):  Guardian Angel Basset Rescue
Indiana:  Guardian Angel Basset Rescue
Iowa:  Hounds Haven Basset Rescue of Iowa
Iowa:  Iowa Basset Rescue
Kansas:  4 the Hounds Basset Rescue
Kansas:   BassetsRus Retirement Ranch Inc. (seniors and special needs only from shelter or rescue group)
Kentucky:  Bluegrass Basset Rescue
Maryland:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
Maryland:  House of Puddles (seniors only and must come from rescue group)
Massachusetts: New England Basset Hound Rescue
Michigan:  Michigan Basset Rescue
Minnesota:  Basset Buddies Rescue
Mississippi (northern):  Belly Rubs Basset Rescue
Missouri (western):  Western Missouri Basset Rescue
Missouri:  Iowa Basset Rescue
Missouri:  4 the Hounds Basset Rescue
Missouri (St. Louis area only):  Guardian Angel Basset Rescue
Montana:  Basset Rescue of Montana
Nevada:  Las Vegas Basset Rescue
New England States:  New England Basset Hound Rescue
New England States:  Colonial Basset Hound Rescue
New Hampshire:  New England Basset Hound Rescue
New Jersey:  Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
New Jersey:  Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
New Mexico:  Basset Hound Rescue of New Mexico
New Mexico:  All Ears Basset Sanctuary
New York:  Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
New York:  Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
New York (upstate):  All Bassets Cherished Basset Rescue
North Carolina:  Carolina Basset Hound Rescue
North Carolina (northern):  Basset Hound Cares
Ohio:  Ohio Basset Rescue Inc.
Oklahoma:  4 the Hounds Basset Rescue
Oregon:  Oregon Basset Hound Rescue
Pennsylvania:  Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
Pennsylvania (eastern):  Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
Pennsylvania (western):  Droopy Basset Rescue of Western PA
Pennsylvania:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
South Carolina:  Carolina Basset Hound Rescue
Tennessee:  Belly Rubs Basset Rescue
Texas (central): Helping Hands Basset Rescue
Texas (Dallas, Fort Worth & northern Texas): North Texas Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.
Texas (Houston): Basset Buddies Rescue of Texas
Texas: Basset Rescue Across Texas
Utah:  Utah Friends of Basset Hounds
Vermont:  New England Basset Hound Rescue
West Virginia:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
Virginia:  Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
Virginia:   Basset CARES
Washington:  Washington Basset Rescue
Washington (Seattle Area):  Basset Rescue of Puget Sound
Wisconsin:  Basset Buddies Rescue
Wyoming: Wyoming Basset Hound Rescue

Bloodhound Rescues

Arizona Basset Hound Rescue
Alabama:  Basset & Bloodhound Rescue
Canadian Bloodhound Club, The
East Tennessee Bloodhound Rescue
Midwest Bloodhound Rescue, Inc
Pacific Rim Bloodhound Club
Riverside Bloodhound Rescue
Southeast Bloodhound Rescue, Inc.
South Central Bloodhound Club
Tri-State Bloodhound Rescue,

Breed Rescues & Shelters

Arizona Breed Rescues:

Partners of Phoenix Animal Care Coalition (PACC911)
Members of Coalition of All Breed Rescue of Arizona  (CABRA)
Maricopa County Animal Care & Control
Animal Shelter Directory for Arizona
Arizona Rescue & Adoption List Arizona Basset Hound Rescue as the non-profit and then search for the breed of dog and city or state you live in to locate a local breed rescue.

Dog Park Gatherings

Get together with other Basset owners and their hounds at area dog parks.   Arizona Dog Park Guide

Dog Trainers

AllWays Pawsitive Crystal Coll  480-529-7947
Community Dog Training Jay Smith  520-792-6411
April Bush, CPDT This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it April Bush  520-749-9121
Team Canine 602-954-8353

The dog trainers listed volunteer their services to the foster dogs of Arizona Basset Hound Rescue.

Financial Assistance for Pet Owners

These organizations all offer some kind of financial assistance for pet care.

American Animal Hospital Association (866) 4HELPETS
Angels 4 Animals (916) 941-9119
Brown Dog Foundation
Care Credit (800) 859-9975 (630) 986-9504
IMOM Fax: (630) 214-8952
Lost Our Home Foundation

The Pet Fund (916) 443-6007
United Animal Nations (916) 429-2457

Arizona Basset Hound Rescue is not affiliated with any of the organizations in this section and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, as to any individual's eligibility to receive financial assistance from them.

Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinics

Arizona Humane Society
Coalition of All Breed Rescue of Arizona (CABRA)

Lost or Found a Dog

Tips for Lost and Found Pets:

Distribute flyers all over the area that the pet was lost or found. 

Check your local Humane Society & Animal Care & Control locations everyday by going there physically as calling doesn’t help.  Bring proof of ownership such as photos, license, rabies certificate, spay or neuter certificate, adoption records.

Report your animal LOST or FOUND to:

Note:  Registration with some of the websites might be required before use.

Place an ad in the lost/found section of your local newspapers.

Maricopa Animal Care & Control  Tips

Once you have found your pet, please microchip them to help them find their way home to you.


American Kennel Club Purebred Alternative Listing/Indefinite Listing Privilege
Basset Hound Club of America
Daily Drool for Basset Hounds and their People
Dog Food Analysis
Guide to Classified Ads for Dogs
Low Cost Spay & Neuter Resource Database
Report Animal Abuse
Valley Fever in Dogs
Pet Health Issues

“Happiness is a Rescued Hound” Statistics

As of December 31, 2014
1861 rescued since 1998
18 adopted in 2014 * 
67 rescued in 2014
78 rescued in 2013
54 adopted in 2013
*(as of 6/30/14) pending update



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