This is the school for you if you are currently a judge of Basset Hounds or are considering becoming a judge.  It is also an appropriate school for serious breeders and owner handlers who wish to expand their understanding of the Basset Hound.


Course 103
Basset breeders, owner handlers and judges will gain greater familiarity with the Basset Hound and how to prioritize virtues and weaknesses in this breed.
 In addition to the Self Correcting Quiz, there is a printable quiz on the Basset Hound Breed Standard that you may print with the print function key in the flipbook. 
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Course 103 Quiz

Course 104
 Survey of Basset Hound Breed Literature
 Workbook Course
This course is designed to familiarize you with some of the most important articles written about the Basset Hound. 

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Course 104 Quiz


Course 302
Practical Canine Anatomy & Movement
  Home Study Program
This program summarizes key anatomy concepts that judges & breeders should know and focuses on surface and skeletal parts of the dog within the context of structural balance.
This Home Study Program written by Claudia Waller Orlandi, Ph.D. is currently only available by mail.  For more information on ordering Practical Canine Anatomy and Movement, go to


Basset Hound Club of America
  Judges Education Seminar CD
The official BHCA Judges’ Education Seminar CD
based on a Presentation by Col. Robert E. Booth.

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This is a large file - give it time.


Basset Hound Club of America
 Illustrated Standard
Based on the official AKC Breed Standard, the official Judges' Education Seminar and the Pocket Guide to the Basset Hound, the Illustrated Standard is published with the intent to educate Owners, Breeders and Judges of our breed  in evaluating the unique and essential traits of the Basset Hound.

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Pocket Guide to the Basset Hound
An Aid for Judges
Prepared by the 2010 BHCA Judges' Education Committee
The Pocket Guide was designed to be a quick reference tool for  judges focusing on the most important points most  to consider regarding judging the Basset Hound.

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(Printable PDF File)

(Printable Flipbook)

For more information regarding opportunities for Judges wishing to learn more about our breed, contact the current BHCA Judge's Education Chairperson.

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Thank you for taking time to learn more about this wonderful breed.

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