Yogi the basset.

Where We Work

BROOD rescues basset hounds and basset mixes in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Delaware and portions of southern Pennsylvania.

Adopt

Considering adopting a basset hound or basset hound mix? BROOD adopts dogs to qualified homes in VA, MD, DC, WV, and parts of DE and PA, other states at our discretion.

Foster

We always need more foster homes. No other job in rescue is more rewarding than fostering.

Membership

BROOD welcomes new members who share our passion for rescuing homeless. Please join us as we continue our ongoing rescue work!

Volunteer

BROOD could not save any hounds without the hard work of our volunteers. Get involved today!

Donate

Rescue is expensive. Donate to BROOD today to support our rescue work.

BROOD Store

Shop the BROOD online store. A great way to support BROOD's rescue work.

Welcome to BROOD

Since 1996, BROOD has cared for and found homes for over 3,300 basset hounds and basset mixes.  Some have been abused or neglected, others needed rescue when owners moved or passed away or could no longer care for their hounds. We are now in our 26th year of rescue. 

Basset hound Clink adopted from BROOD

Stay up to date on the latest BROOD news and events!

What's Happening

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Charlottesville Event

A fun event for you and your dog at Ralph Sampson's American Tap Room in Charlottesville on Tuesday, October 18 from 5 to 8 pm.

More info

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2023 Calendars Now on Sale

The fantastic BROOD 2023 calendars are now on sale

Buy the Desk and Wall calendar combo and save $5

Check out our new items in the BROOD store

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Ramble Event Wrap-up

The September 17th Ramble event raised slightly more than $74,000--the most ever in our 26-year history!

A big thank you goes to our 96 sponsors whose sponsorships alone raised over $50,000 for this year's Ramble event.  Their names are on our sponsorship page

Photos from the 2022 Ramble are now here!

Thanks to Brian Caskie of Virginia Portrait

We appreciate everyone who came, sponsored, donated, and volunteered at the Best Ramble Ever! See you next year on Saturday, September 16 at Frying Pan Park.

 

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Become a Hound Hero

Support BROOD by making a monthly donation and be a part of our Hound Heroes program.

If you're looking for an easy way to help BROOD rescue more hounds, Hound Heroes is for you.

 

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Rada Cutlery Fundraiser

Looking for great kitchen items for yourself or a cook in your life?  The BROOD Rada Cutlery fundraiser is the place to go.  Made in the USA kitchen knives and lots more kitchen items.  BROOD receives a 40% donation from every sale.

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Submit Your Dog’s Photo to Faces of BROOD

Have you adopted a dog from BROOD and are you a member of BROOD? If so, your BROOD dog’s photo can be featured as one of the success photos rotating on  the BROOD’s website pages.

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Comcast know me by name when I stop in with the mangled remote....looking for a replacement This is the current situation - GRACIE MAE

Oh my yes! When Madalyn was a puppy she loved remotes! Her favorite chew toy be sides heals on my shoes.

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🐶💙🐶We are Sheldon and Todd! We would ❤️ to join your family! 🐶💙🐶 Read more about us here: https://brood-va.org/availabledogs.

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I always kissed my 2 dachshunds & 2 Bassets & one border collie! I miss them.

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