To rescue, foster, and place adoptable basset hounds in loving, permanent homes. To educate the community about responsible pet ownership including health maintenance, spay/neuter, and disease prevention. Basset Buddies Rescue has been instrumental in the rescue and re-homing of more than 2,150 Basset Hounds throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Northern Illinois since 2001. Our current service area covers Minnesota and Wisconsin. BBR is a 501(c )(3) not-for-profit organization and all donations are used expressly for the welfare of the dogs and most are tax deductible (please contact your tax adviser for more information). Wisconsin law requires rescues to have a license. BBR’s license number is 270086-ds.