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Spring Basset Blast

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Saturday, April 27, 2019
Noon – 4:00 pm

(VIP members can enter at 11:00 am)

The Rochester Dome


Join ABC Basset Hound Rescue, our volunteers, past adopters, basset owners and bassets for a fun filled day! Activities include games, contests, raffles, silent auction, shopping at The Slobber Shoppe, DJ John, vendors, Royal Court Coronation and a memorial service.

Become a Spring Basset  Blast Sponsor! CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW!


Admission to the Blast is $15 for the first adult, $10 for each additional adult 17 and up. Children 16 and under and all bassets are FREE! Even though admission is only $15, we will be awarding prizes to the top 5 pledge earners who bring in the most money through a combination of online pledges and pledge money turned in upon arrival Saturday. Here are some great tools to help build up your pledges! Remember…the money from the blast helps pay our vet bills for the rest of the year!

   1. Online Fundraising!  Here is a great online tool for increasing your donations to ABC for our Basset Blast! Join the ABC Team and create an online fundraising page! You can customize the page and add your Basset’s pictures, a story about your basset, change the colors and add a goal. Once completed, you can send friends/family a link to your personal fundraising site and they can donate via credit card. This is a great way to reach folks you may not see every day, or for someone who is shy about asking for pledges/donations. Great prizes for top 5 pledge earners! Remember…it’s $15 to get in the door…set up a page and have others donate so you get in FREE!

    2. Dimes for Dogs Did you know that a standard 16 oz water bottle holds $90 in dimes?! Put a label on a water bottle and leave it in your entrance way, dresser, or kitchen table. Fill the bottle with your spare change every day and watch the money accumulate! Know a business that would allow you to put one there?


ABCBHR will be doing a Memorial Service to honor our long-eared friends and supporters/volunteers who are at the Rainbow Bridge waiting for us. Please provide us with the names of supporters and/or basset hounds who you would like us to recognize at this year’s ceremony. Please notify us of the names of the departed before April 15th. All names to be emailed to: Karen at karenkk03@yahoo.com


Super 8 Henrietta/Rochester, 1000 Lehigh Station Rd, Henrietta. 585-359-1630  ABCBHR has made arrangements with the Super 8 Hotel for you & your pet(s) and they are waiving the pet charge for us! Conveniently located 2.3 miles from the Fair & Expo Center!  $72 plus tax per room. Room will feature 2 queen beds or 1 king. No pets are to be left alone in the room! When calling for your reservation, please mention “ABC Basset Hound Rescue”.  Cut off date for booking with discount prices is April 12th.  After this date contact Gary  at gpenny@rochester.rr.com

Camping: Stay right on site at The Rochester Dome! Pack up the bassets in your RV, camper, 5th wheel or pop-up. To reserve a spot, please contact Don Gordon at dondash8@aol.com or 716-510-6042 for more information.


Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Tickets can be purchased through The Slobber Shoppe.

Grand Prize: $1,000 cash, 1st prize: $500, 2nd prize: $200, 3rd prize: $125, 4th prize: $75, 5th prize: $50



Date: April 27
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue Name: The Rochester Dome
Henrietta, NY 14467 United States