Out and about with the Bassets!

We've had a very busy week, and with lots more planned for the summer months ahead! 

National Pet Show - London

Last weekend, Sam, Louise and Sam spent two days in the Excel Centre, London, showing off our amazing breed at the National Pet Show! Penny, Ollie, Shirley and Carly were our companions for the weekend, and they were all superstars! We were joined on the Saturday with our great friends Genny and Debbie, with their hounds Cassie and Mabel. On the Sunday, we had the pleasure of the company of Michelle and Mark, with Barney and Bumble.

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The dogs had an amazing time, lounging on their beds, being stroked, cuddled and mollycoddled by many, many people, we think we were one of the busiest stands! We certainly had the reputation as the most 'chilled' area of the show!

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It's always wonderful to be able to speak to people about our wonderful breed, and to encourage others to allow a hound into their lives, we all know it's the best move we ever made!

It's an exhausting weekend, we were all completely shattered on the Sunday night, but it was a wonderful experience, and we will be looking forward to going back to Birmingham in November for the next one.

Recent Rehomes

We have celebrated three rehomes lately.

Norman

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Norman has moved across county to Great Yarmouth, where he is settling well with Jayne and Paul.

Pippa

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Beautiful Pippa is having a wonderful time in Bedfordshire with Victoria and her family.

Alfie

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The lovely Alfie has gone to his perfect forever home with Val and Tony.

 At the moment we have 14 hounds in our foster system, with 3 more to come in soon. A big thank you to all our fosters, homecheckers and transporter teams who help make this happen.

 

Basset Hound Takeover

Saturday 13th May 4:15pm

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Be prepared for two whole hours of mayhem, as we prepare to take over the brand new Action Petz Newport for a few hours!

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Situated conveniently just over the Severn Bridge off the M4, this venue looks to be just as good as it's original, and we are really looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible, for some great fun and chat, plus a raffle in this fabulous indoor doggy park!

It's only £5 per family, payable on the door, so please pop in and say hello! Non bassets also very welcome!

For more information on this event, please look at our event page below:

Basset Hound Takeover

 

Barry's Helping Paw Party

Sunday 4th June 12 noon.

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You may remember Barry's party last year, where the gorgeous Barry started his Helping Paw Fund, to help hounds less fortunate than himself. Well, this year it's back and will be held again at The Chequer's Inn, Ledsham, near Wakefield. For details of the pub, click here

There will be a mini waddle to start, followed by the party back at the pub. We have half the amazing outside space reserved, which gives us plenty of space to mingle! It really was a fantastic day last year, and so worth the journey!

Please come along, dig deep and support us, whilst having lots of hound fun!

Ticket prices are £5 a family, with a tombola, cake sale, a raffle, quiz and party games! Plus, the pub serves fantastic food and drink!

If you can't join us, but would like to donate in a late hound's honor, please follow this link which will take you to our PayPal account. You can mark your payment "Barry".

For more information on this event, please look at our event page below:

Barry's Helping Paw Party

 

Basset Hound Sports Day

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Sunday, 2nd July 1-4pm

Get practising with those egg and spoons...it's time for a sport's day!

You are most welcome to come along to this event, held in Walkabout Hounds, in Leeds. This is an indoor secure dog centre, where we will be putting on an afternoon of hilarity as we watch the hounds race, play and attempt to go for gold!

There will be lots of refreshments available, sandwiches, cakes, hot and cold drinks etc, plus a treat stall for the hounds, of which all of the profits will be coming to us here at BRNGB.

This promises to be an event not to be missed!

For more information on this event, please look at our event page below:

Basset Hound Sports Day

 

Slobberfest!

5-6th August

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Fancy a whole weekend of camping, live music, games, stalls food, drink, dog shows and general basset madness? Well Slobberfest is right up your street! A basset festival!

Situated in Wem, in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, a weekend of bassets awaits you!

For the two day access, camping fee is £20 per tent pitch, £25 per large pitch (this includes 2 tents or a camper van). There are no electric hook ups or shower facilities, but there will be toilet facilities.

If camping is not your thing, then you can purchase a day pass for £10.

You can purchase your ticket via our website following this link: Slobberfest Tickets

Please specify your camping pitch requirements (if needed), how many are in your party and please remember to include your address so we can send out the wristbands needed for access closer to the time.

If anyone would like a trade stall, to sponsor an event, or if you are a band who'd like to come and do a set please contact us here.

For more information on this event, please look at our event page below:

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So as you can see, we have full diaries for a while! Please support us if you can, and like, share and tweet us all over your social media!

Thank you for your continued support.

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