Here we have downloadable leaflets of all of the relevent Health issues we are currently researching or have recently researched.

While we hope you find this information of great use it should be considered information only and should you be expereincing any health issues with your Basset we urge you to take it to you vet without delay.

We will be adding to our downloadable library as we continue to collect information

BHHG Health Certificate Form

The aim of the health assessment is to encourage all owners and breeders to have their dogs assessed for visual conditions that may cause pain or discomfort due to exaggerated conformation. The health assessment forms will provide the Basset Hound Health Group with valuable data relating to the health of the breed.

What will happen to the information you provide?

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and no names of owners, or dogs’ details will ever be published.

Bronze Level Certificate - is designed for young Basset Hound’s to undergo a basic health assessment. (At any age from 6 months on)

Silver Level Certificate - to claim your Basset Hound’s Silver Level Certificate he/she must meet the following criteria -
To have obtained the Bronze Level Certificate:
To have undergone a KC/BVA Gonioscopy Test, irrespective of the result

Gold Level Certificate - to claim your Basset Hound’s Gold level Certificate he/she must meet the following criteria -
To have obtained the Bronze Level Certificate
To have obtained the Silver Level Certificate
To be KC/BVA Gonioscopy unaffected

Gold Plus+ Level Certificate - to claim your Basset Hound's Gold+ level certificate he/she must meet the following criteria -
To have obtained the Bronze Level Certificate
To have obtained the Silver Level Certificate
To be KC/BVA Gonioscopy unaffected
To have undergone the Animal Health Trust POAG DNA Test, irrespective of the result.





HERE ARE SOME USLEFUL INFORMATION LEAFLETS FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD




                               
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Official site of the Basset Hound Health Group
The Basset Hound Health Group - is run under the auspices of all 8 UK based Basset Hound Breed Clubs
If you require a "BRONZE" Health Certifcate form - click here
DOWNLOAD 1:             Includes information on Health Group Objectives
DOWNLOAD 2:             Includes information on Health Scheme Explained
DOWNLOAD 3:             Includes information on Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma
DOWNLOAD 4:             Includes information on Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
DOWNLOAD 6:            Includes information on Gastric Dilation Volvus - Bloat
DOWNLOAD 7:             Includes information on Malassezia
DOWNLOAD 8:             Includes information on Elbow Dysplasia
DOWNLOAD 9:             Includes information on Disc Disease
DOWNLOAD 10:           Includes information on Persistant Mullerian Duct Syndrome - PMDS
DOWNLOAD 11:           Includes information on Exaggerations Explained
DOWNLOAD 12:           Includes information on Puppy Farming
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DOWNLOAD 5:             Includes information on Entropion, Ectriopion, Cherry Eye and Conjunctivitis