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Welcome to Helping Hands Basset Rescue!

We have been dedicated to giving bassets and basset mixes in the central Texas area a second chance at life since 2001. We've made it our mission to ensure that our basset's are happy, healthy, and ready to be part of their "furever" families before they're placed. Run as a not-for-profit by volunteers, we are always in need of more. More fosters, more volunteers, more adopters, and most of all, more financial assistance. There are so many ways that you can get involved! Take a look around our website and get to know us, then spread the word. Follow us on social media. Find us at a meet up. Sponsor a foster. Become a foster. The possibilities are endless. We look forward to getting to know you and your furry friends!


Like many rescue groups, COVID 19 took its toll on HHBR. To protect our volunteers, we paused all meetups, volunteer meetings, and group evaluations of adoption applications. We decided early on to limit our contact with the public as many of our fosters either had compromised immune systems or were caregivers to elderly parents. We continued to take in dogs throughout the pandemic; but, only adopted to previous adopters whose homes we knew, so we did not have to perform in person home checks. As result of the shutdown we lost several of our most active foster homes. Without foster homes, we are limited the number of bassets that we can bring into our rescue and there are so many who need help! As things begin to return to normal, Helping


Hands Basset Rescue would like to thank every one of you for your care, concern, support and understanding as we worked our way through this past year. Many of the dogs we took in this year had health issues so were not immediately available for adoption. Please check our website to meet the hounds we have in our program and follow their progress to a new and healthier life.


If you’ve ever considered being a foster, now is the time! Fill out a foster application or reach  out to our volunteers with questions. If you'd like to get involved with the organization, but cannot foster, we need some help with administrative work.

Thank you again for your support – we can’t do it without you!

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Gus was returned to HHBR and is currently decompressing and adjusting in his previous foster home.  He has had a rough life. Gus came from an area shelter and is mostly laid back, approximately 6 years old. He was heartworm positive when he originally came to HHBR, but has been successfully treated. . If you would like to donate to his veterinary care. Gus is best for a single lady, men are ok sometimes but not high on the list with him.  He would be more about Gus
Sasha is a good looking tri-colored basset gal. She's 7 years old and still loves to be with you. She likes toys and comfy doggy beds. She gets along with the other bassets in her foster home. She is food motivated, so its best to keep food put away. Sasha likes to cuddle. Sasha has medical needs that prospective adopters need to be aware of. Overall, she's a happy girl who loves to be with her people.

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