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11/8/2014 9:47 PM


 Bassetfest! We are aiming for Sat. Oct 2 at Pizzuro Dog Park in Gahanna OH!



Bassetfest is normally our biggest fundraiser of the year and we LOVE to meet all of you and your wonderful hounds!

Last year we had to do it virtually, for the safety of all of our volunteers and all of YOU, our basset families! We hope to be back LIVE in 2021!

What is Bassetfest you ask? Bassetfest is our biggest fundraiser and consists of raffle baskets, auctions, costume contest, biggest paw and longest ear contests, calendar, and T-shirt sales and of course the BASSET RACES! And most importantly we have YOU and YOUR BASSETS! Please scroll down to see pics from past year's Bassetfests! 





Thank you all for your help and generosity keeping us up and running during 2020! It is through the generosity of all of our donors that we are able to do what we do for the hounds! Please explore our website and see how you can help!

You can be a monthly donor and spread out donations through the year! It's tax deductible!

You can help us by fostering or transporting our hounds! We are always looking for new volunteers!

You can help us by shopping at Kroger or Amazon Smile and designating us as your charity! You shop and Kroger and Amazon donates!

Check out our Basset Store to see what we have available!

Want to help more? Want to help us with fundraising, processing applications, or have any other ideas? Shoot us an email at ohbassetrescue@yahoo.com!

We look forward to seeing you all again at Bassetfest LIVE in 2021! Stay safe and healthy!

Warmest regards from OBHR!

Sally - OBHR director

Valerie - Fundraising

Kristy - Transports

Barb and Lindsay - Applications

Nicole - available dogs

And all of our wonderful fosters and transporters! 





Bassetfests 2019 and 2018

2019 gave us our largest turnout yet! We had 288 people and 151 bassets, and that's just the folks that checked in!  

Thank you all for your continued support! Please enjoy some of the pictures below from previous Bassetfest 2018   taken by photographers Jennifer and Rick Lothes. 


Pet friendly hotels in the Columbus area are listed at the bottom of the page for next year's planning.









Bassetfest 2018








Here are some pet friendly hotels in the area:

Candlewood Suites 

TownePlace Suites
Extended Stay America
Residence Inn by Marriott