Our Organization

Arizona Basset Hound Rescue

Veterinary Care & Shelter for Basset Hounds, Bloodhounds & Basset Hound Mixes

Arizona Basset Hound Rescue covers all aspects of animal welfare, ranging from shelter to veterinary care and foster home placement. We specialize in high-quality, compassionate care for all rescued Basset Hounds, Bloodhounds, and Basset Hound Mixes.

Our mission is supported by a network of generous and dedicated foster home volunteers. We have been in operation since 1999 and collaborate with several reputable local and state shelters to reduce the euthanasia of dogs.

Saving Homeless Animals

  • Average number of volunteers needed per year – 56
  • Hounds rescued since 1999 – 2100
  • Average donation amount per event - $1825

What We Offer

We perform rescue operations and offer a wide array of services throughout the state of Arizona, including but not limited to:

  • Public education, awareness, and prospective homes for Basset Hounds, Bloodhounds, and Basset Hound mix
  • Shelter and care for homeless dogs
  • Placement in suitable foster and permanent homes for all dogs taken into our care
  • Fundraising events to care for all dogs taken in by the rescue
  • Education about spaying and neutering to decrease pet overpopulation and random breeding
  • Placement assistance to state and local animal shelters
  • Lifetime foster care to rescued dogs who cannot be re-homed due to severe health issues

Key Facts About Our Organization

  • We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with tax-deductible donations
  • Our dogs are not kept in a physical location and are fostered by our volunteers until they find their permanent homes
  • We are an all-volunteer, no-kill organization with no paid employees
  • We have saved over 2,100 dogs since 1999
  • We depend on donations and grants to cover the cost for our rescue operations and average veterinary care expenses of $125,000 a year
  • Each rescued dog is placed into foster care for a minimum of two weeks for the evaluation and treatment of behavioral or health problems
  • All dogs are spayed or neutered to help reduce pet overpopulation
  • All dogs receive rabies and distemper vaccines and are micro-chipped for quick identification
  • We are an approved New Hope partner with Maricopa County Animal Control and several other Arizona shelters, accepting all Basset Hounds and Bloodhounds that would otherwise be euthanized
Arizona Basset Hound Rescue

Our Goals

  • Adoption Services – 83%
  • Animal Protection – 91%
  • Spay/Neuter Programs – 74%
  • Humane Education – 64%
  • Return of lost pets to families – 95%