| Basset Hounds were given to George Washington by Lafayette after the American Revolution. A Basset Hound can smell almost as well as a Bloodhound. The image of a Basset Hound was popularized by ads for Hush Puppies shoes. A trio of Basset Hounds called The Happy Basset Hounds is famous for performing around the world.
Basset Hound Rescue
D.C. Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664
District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20011
Washington Animal Rescue League 202-726-2273
District of Columbia - Washington 20012
Washington Humane Society 202-882-5837
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or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.