The Club holds regular meetings that cover administrative issues (finances, committee reports, new member readings, etc.) as well as special meetings that allow members to learn about the basset hound or pet ownership. Past events have included conformation presentations and tips from a veterinarian with basset experience. We also hold an annual holiday party in December (typically no dogs invited for this!)
The Club organizes events that allows owners to bring their dogs to participate. In the last few years, these have included summer socials, agility, and tracking. Agility and tracking have been under the instruction and supervision of experienced club members. The annual general meeting in May is usually held at our Specialty and Sweepstakes Show and allows members to bring their dogs and get to know each other.
In May, the Club organizes the Basset hound Specialty Show. Please watch the calendar for updates on times and location!
The Club organizes fund-raisers to support its activities. The fund raisers usually consist of members bringing an item that make up a large raffle. The more tickets you buy for the raffle, the more likely you are to win a great item. Items can range from basset novelties to doggie treats, dog food canisters, to household items you want to get rid of (a used TV and a VCR were donated recently)
The GMSPBHC has had the honor of hosting Specialty Shows at during the Basset Hound Club or America's Nationals week.