| 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. Basset Hounds are celebrated in several annual American Festivals in which a king and queen Basset Hound are crowned.
Basset Hound Rescue
Iowa Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Greene County - Paton, Iowa 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY
Jefferson County - Fairfield 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080
Muscatine County - Muscatine 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370
Scott County - Davenport 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.