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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-11-00261Ranger (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Ranger was rescued from life on a chain, but sadly DDB has not found a foster home for him yet. He has had to be boarded at a vet clinic for months. Ranger seems to be a Basset Hound mix since he is very low and long. He is about 15 months old. This super friendly guy has a great personality. He loves people and other dogs, even little ones. Since Ranger likes to chase cats, it would be best for him to go to a home with no cats or one with a very dog-savvy cat. He will need some training in house manners and basic obedience. His ideal home would have a yard where he can play off leash and maybe another dog to keep him company. Are ... (Read More)you the wonderful person or family who can give Ranger a loving home? He will repay you with slobbery kisses, snuggly cuddles, and all the love you will ever need. Please apply to foster or adopt Ranger today. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $275 Animal Location:

Dogs Deserve Better VA, MD, and DC
Arlington County Arlington, VA 22204 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-28-00740Velvet (female)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Young Adult


    Meet our sweet Velvet! Velvet is a hound/boxer mix, weighs about 35lbs and is 3-5 years old. Velvet came into our rescue VERY pregnant and immediately went into foster care where she gave birth to her litter of 9 babies!! It did not appear that this was her first litter, but she has been a wonderful mama to her puppies, and now it is time for Velvet to be done taking care of babies and have her chance to be spoiled! Velvet is such a gentle and loving dog and you can tell that she has longed for a home where she could just lay her head on something soft and have human attention. She will come lie by your side and just be happy to spend ... (Read More)time with you. Her foster mom reports that she is great with other dogs, kids, great when left alone in the house and is house trained. She is spayed, current on vaccinations, and microchipped. We will be at the Petsmart in Falls Church, VA on Nov. 1st and the Petsmart in Willow Grove, PA on Nov. 2nd and she would love to have her forever family there ready to show her some love! She is available for pre-adoption at this time and you can apply for her online at www.tracysdogs.com. Her adoption fee is $300. She is absolutely precious and is looking for her forever home! *Please note that not all dogs can attend every event. If you are interested in meeting a particular dog, please complete an adoption application on our website. (Less)

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Tracysdogs
Falls Church (City) Falls Church, VA MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-25-00889Rerun (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Rerun was found in a ditch on the side of a road in Mechanicsville; he was lifeless, all of 11 lbs and literally a feeding ground for the mammoth sized fleas crawling in and out of his eyes. I took him home to clean him up, feed him, and give him a warm place to die in dignity, but he survived the night. I decided if he was going to fight for his life, the least I could do was get him medical attention. The vet addressed the immediate concerns which were Sarcoptic Mange, Hookworm, flea and tick infestations and heart worm testing. After 14 days of antibiotics he came into the care of the MAPR vets who discovered the need for immediate ... (Read More)surgery on a hernia. Upon X-raying the area in his abdomen, the injury was in the shape of a boot that leads us to believe it was due to blunt force trauma. His intestines were leaking into his body. They also found two puncture wounds on his hind leg that would not heal. Upon further inspection they found a tooth imbedded into his leg. He spent three months in a large crate on bed rest due to the heart worm treatments and 2 months in an XL cone. Today, he is full of life and love. Mornings are his favorite and he loves to sit by the bed and just wait for me to wake up. He then runs in circles and bounces around to head outside and explore the yard. He still has a feverish appetite and has become a little sneaky goofball. He is always playing some prank around the house, climbing in grocery paper bags or getting stuck under the bed. His favorite things are the sun, a warm porch, a warm lap/couch, and a friendly back scratch. He is extremely low key and is truly looking for his lifetime partner in crime. Big Dogs tend to make him nervous and fearful, so he will not be adopted to a home with large dogs. He does fine with small dogs (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250 Animal Location:

Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue
Virginia

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Rescue Me ID: 14-05-12-00348Miles (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    *This dog can only be adopted within the Washington D.C. metro area.* Howdy, Miles here. I'm a hound with a heart of gold. Take me out for walk and I'll show you what a lover boy I am. I'll lean on your legs and beg you to give me some scritches on my neck and behind my soft long ears. I'm about six years old and a sturdy 63 pounds. Look at this mug! Really can you resist these basset wrinkles? I think not. Plus, I've got a fun, but calm demeanor -- just perfect for a family dog. Hope to see you soon, Love Miles Please see FOHA website for more details: http://foha.org/index.php?id=27&petid=972

 Adoption Fee: $325 Animal Location:

Friends of Homeless Animals
Loudoun County Aldie, VA MAP IT!

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Animal ID: 9006361Monday (female)

Basset Hound    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

     Monday appears to be a Basset Hound and is almost 5 years young. Looking at her, she looks very similar to the much fancier Bassett Bleu de Gascogne. She has a short stature like a Basset Hound. She is medium sized and weighs 50 pounds. She is playful and very attentive to the person she bonds with. Monday needs plenty of activity as she has a tendency to put on weight. She is a bit playfully pushy with some dogs, but usually gets along okay with most dogs. She is really into her person. She is a sweet girl and she enjoys going on walks with you. Monday is one of our prison 'graduates'. She has been trained to sit, stay and come! She is ... (Read More)good on a leash, is used to a crate and is not easily startled. She would love to have her own person discover her very soon and bring her home. If you would like to meet Monday please submit an adoption application online at www.barkva.org or send an email to adopt@barkva.org or call 804-449-BARK. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

BARK
Hanover County Glen Allen, VA 23005 MAP IT!

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info@barkva.org or call (804) 449-2275 Mary Studt, mestudt@earthlink.net, 804-359-2929

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Rescue Me ID: 14-03-18-00680Sedgewick (male)

Basset Hound Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Mange (Demodectic) 

    Sedgewick is recovering from non contagious Demodex a skin condition causing dry flaky skin with fur loss. He is getting his fur back and is a very sweet pup with short Bassett hound legs.

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Fur-Ever Home Rescue
Virginia Beach (City) Virginia Beach, VA 23452 MAP IT!

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Basset Hound in Virginia
    Basset Hound Dogs can make good pets in Virginia if they match your IifestyIe. The Basset Hound is an exceptionally gentle, friendly dog that makes a great family pet. Basset Hounds are great with children. They require some patience to housebreak. Basset Hounds can do tricks, especially for treats. If overfed, a Basset Hound can quickly put on weight which strains its legs. Basset Hounds need plenty of exercise to stay healthy, but should be discouraged from jumping so as not to stress their legs. Basset Hounds can live in an apartment but need long walks and opportunities to run and play.

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lnteresting Basset Hound Trivia Low-Cost Virginia Spay & Neuter Clinics
    Basset Hounds were given to George Washington by Lafayette after the American Revolution. A Basset Hound can smell almost as well as a Bloodhound. A trio of Basset Hounds called The Happy Basset Hounds is famous for performing around the world.

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Virginia Animal Rescue
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Loudon County - Middleburg, Virginia 20118
Middleburg Humane Foundation 540-364-3272

Fairfax County - Centreville, VA 20122
Prevent a Litter Coalition 888-SPAY-4-VA

Arlington County - Arlington, Virginia 22204
Capital Animal Care 703-486-0303

Arlington County - Arlington VA 22206
Animal Welfare League of Arlington 703-931-9241

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Feral Cat Coalition 703-538-1921

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Metro Ferals 703-528-7782

Arlington County - Arlington, Virginia 22210
SPAY Inc/SPCA of Northern VA 703-522-7920

Alexandria City - Alexandria 22304
Alexandria Animal Shelter 703-838-4775

Alexandria County - Alexandria 22304
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria 703-838-4774

Winchester County - Winchester, VA 22601
SPCA -- Winchester 540-662-8616

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
Cat's Cradle 540-438-5222

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Shenandoah Valley Clinic 540-437-1980

Charlottesville City - Charlottesville 22906
Charlottesville SPCA 804-973-5959

Orange County - Orange, Virginia 22960
Orange County Animal Shelter 540-672-1124

Fluvanna County - Troy, Virginia 22974
Fluvanna SPCA 434-591-0123

Hanover County - Ashland, Virginia 23005
Hanover Humane Society 877-463-8837

Goochland County - Crozier, Virginia 23039
PetFix Coalition 888-PET-FIX1

Louisa County - Louisa 23093
SNAP Louisa (Spay/Neuter All Pets) 540-967-3573

Goochland County - Manakin-Sabot 23103
For the Love of Animals in Goochland 804-342-6975

James City County - Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
Heritage Humane Society 757-221-0150

Richmond County - Richmond, VA 23220
Richmond SPCA/Robins-Starr Humane 804-521-1300

Chesapeake City - Chesapeake 23321
Meower Power 757-399-0001

Richmond County - Richmond 23221
PAL Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond, VA 23221
PreventALitter Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond 23231
Richmond HERO 804-788-HERO

Isle of Wight County - Smithfield, VA 23431
Isle of Wight Humane Society 757-357-4214

Virginia Beach County - Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Virginia Beach SPCA 757-739-9306

Roanoke County - Roanoke 24016
Angels of Assisi Spay/Neuter Clinic 540-344-8707

Pulaski County - Dublin, VA 24084
Pulaski County Humane Society 540-674-0089

Floyd County - Floyd, Virginia 24091
Floyd County Humane Society 540-745-7207

Henry County - Martinsville, Virginia 24112
SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County 276-632-0548

Franklin County - Rocky Mount 24151
Planned Pethood Clinic 540-489-3491

Salem County - Salem, VA 24153
Salem Animal Shelter 540-375-3038

Bristol County - Bristol, Virginia 24202
Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic 276-591-5790

Bristol County - Bristol, VA 24203
Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund 276-466-5375

Augusta County - Staunton 24401
Augusta Regional SPCA 540-885-7722

Bedford County - Bedford 24523
Bedford Humane Society 540-586-6100

Campbell County - Evington 24550
South Central Spay/Neuter Clinic 434-821-4922

Tazewell County - Falls Mills, Virginia 24613
Pet Haven Rescue Center 276-326-3483

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