September Hound of the Month – Miss Daisy

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LostAbbeyHi, my name is Miss Daisy! I’m 9 years old and people say I’m pretty as a flower with a sunny disposition to match! I really do love just about everyone I meet.

One of my favorite activities is going to the dog park! And being the polite, friendly hound I am, I make sure to go around and introduce myself to all the people there before getting down to business. When I’m finished with the formalities, I start right in on my “happy dance” – it’s this special little skip-trot move I reserve especially for the most exciting occasions! But whatever I’m doing, I sure don’t let the blindness in one of my eyes slow me down. I don’t even put up a fuss when it’s time for my eye drops. If you throw in a belly rub, I’ll be putty in your hands for just about anything.

Don’t worry about having to teach me new tricks. I already know how to use a doggie door and I’m pretty good at telling time. I never let the dinner hour pass without sounding the alarm! When you’ve been out for a while, I’m not shy about telling you what you missed during your time away either. But, otherwise, I’m not too chatty.

I just hope my new family likes snuggling! That’s right up there with going to the dog park and getting belly rubs on my “to do” list. I wouldn’t mind a single story home though. Stairs aren’t my favorite, but I make do when I have to. Oh, and try not to sneak up behind me; despite my big, beautiful ears, my hearing isn’t always the sharpest. But I bet I’ll still come running when you call to invite me to my forever home! I’ll be listening!

And a bonus of being the Hound of the Month? My adoption fee is half off! So what do you say? Please visit my Homeless Hounds page and give BHRSC a call today!

New Volunteer Positions Available

Are you interested in volunteering for BHRSC? We always need volunteers and would love to hear from you. Here are some positions that have recently opened up:

  • Web Master
  • Web Assistant
  • Adoption Event Assistant
  • Fundraising Assistant
  • Publicist
  • Foster Coordinator Assistant
  • Hound Book – Huntington Beach

Check our Volunteer Page for in-depth descriptions of these, as well as several other open positions. You can also download the volunteer application HERE!

Urgent: Sally needs your help!

sallySally came to us from the shelter where she had been abandoned. She was blind in both eyes, suffering from severe glaucoma, and in extreme pain. In order to give Sally a pain free life we had to perform surgery to remove both eyes. Being blind has not slowed her down! Sally is a sweet and loving hound only 5 years old and she deserves a loving, forever home to show her the good life after all the difficulty she has experienced.

After recouping from her first surgery Sally recently underwent a second surgery to be spayed. She is recovering well and ready for her foster or forever home! The cost of rescuing hounds like Sally and providing them with a better life comes with a price. Please help us raise $2,500 to help cover the cost of Sally’s care and allow us to continue to help hounds like her!

If you want to read more about Sally you can check out her page HERE.

How downloading an app on your phone can help BHRSC!

BHRSC has teamed up with WoofTrax, an organization that has a program called Walk for a Dog.

Check out their website and download their app on your phone (available for Androids and iPhones). Make sure to sign up for BHRSC and then all you need to do is get walkin’! Simple as that. The app tracks your walks and donates per mile. We are thrilled to be a part of Walk for a Dog and hope you will be, too!

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Looking to laugh for a good cause?

Come enjoy a night of laughter and support the hounds at the same time for the 2nd annual Basset Brouhaha at the at The Comedy & Magic Club in beautiful Hermosa Beach on September 16th. The Club showcases many top comedians and magicians.

On September 16th, the scheduled headliner will be John Caparulo, a BHRSC supporter and basset hound Dad! John has appeared on such shows as The Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately and his own special on Comedy Central.

$20.00 advance ticket purchase. 2 item minimum. Must be 18 years and over to attend. The ticket holders must make a reservation for the event. Tickets may be purchased via PayPal below and will be sent out when payment is received. On sale now!

Ticket sales end midnight September 5th.

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All the details:

Doors open at 6:30
Show begins at 8:00
Dinner is available for purchase between 6:30 – 8:00
Seating unavailable after 7:30
2nd Annual Basset Brouhaha – BHRSC Comedy Fundraiser
September 16th
The Comedy & Magic Club
1018 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
8pm – 9:30

BHRSC at Angel Stadium a Success!

Check out some of our amazing volunteers, foster families and hounds gathered under the BHRSC LED billboard on the Big A at Angel Stadium!!! Our ad was up for an entire month—this pic was taken on the last day. Glad our hounds got some big exposure!!!



As you may have heard it’s raining hounds at BHRSC! Thanks to your generosity we have raised about $2,000 of the much needed funds to ensure we don’t have to turn away any hounds in need. But as you can see from the bill below which we just received today, we still have a ways to go! Remember this is just one month’s bill from one facility that we use.

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Despite using a network of vets and boarding facilities who give us highly discounted rates for top notch care the cost to prepare our hounds for adoption really adds up! A long list of hounds in boardingpaired with many seniors in need of extra TLC has put a greater strain than normal on our funds.

Donate or volunteer to foster now!

The hounds thank you for your continued support and dedication!

The Hounds Need YOU!

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Jackson is one of our many dogs that needs your help!

They may say there is a drought in Southern California, but not when it comes to hounds!  The hounds are in urgent need of your help. Since January 1st BHRSC has spent $60,006.02 on boarding and vet bills alone. We have experienced a large number of incoming hounds, many of which are seniors with health issues. We do not currently have enough fosters and half of our available hounds are currently in boarding, which is eating up our precious funds.

Please consider helping the hounds by becoming a foster and /or sending a donation. Because of your generosity BHRSC has not had to turn away any needy hounds for more than two years and we need your help for that streak to continue. Your support is greatly appreciated – the hounds needs us!

Click HERE to donate or Click HERE to become a foster parent.

We owe a “houndful” of thanks to…

Jenny Walker!

Jenny provides valuable assistance with getting the hounds ready for adoption. She found and handled the acquisition of free vet clinics for our hounds. Jenny is always dependable and makes sure the hounds medical needs are met.

Thank you, Jenny!

Thinking about fostering a hound?

Thinking about fostering a hound? Or maybe two hounds? We have bonded hounds that would love to come be a part of your home as they wait for their new forever families to adopt them. If you’ve ever considered opening your home to a hound on a temporary basis, we urge you to fill out an application here and check out our Foster Info page here.

And of course take a look at our homeless hounds page to see which of our amazing hounds need foster homes!


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