Bassetfest 2017

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WHEN?  Saturday, August 26, 2017
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

WHERE?  German Shepherd Club of Wisconsin
W224 S6950 Guthrie Road, Big Bend, WI 53103
(located off I-43 southwest of Milwaukee between SR-164 and Racine Ave )

WHO?  Well-behaved dogs of any breed and their human families
**No females in heat**  Dogs attending must be current on vaccinations.   

COST:  Only $25 per dog!
Human family members attend for FREE
Humans attending without a dog: $5

Online Registration is available. Attendees registering at the event must sign a waiver before entering.   To save time, you may download the Waiver and bring it along.  Download the 2017 BassetFest Flyer to share with a friend.

In order to adopt a hound at BassetFest you must be pre-approved. If you are coming to meet a potential new family member, you must submit an Adoption Application now!

Please consider signing up to volunteer for an hour or two. The entire event is powered by volunteers. When you help, you allow other volunteers to take time off to enjoy the day. Join us! There is lots of work to do–and it’s fun!

WHAT can you do at BassetFest?

  • Buy raffle tickets
  • Bid on exciting live and silent auction items
  • Win wine or beer in our Wine and Beer Pull events
  • Buy 50/50 tickets
  • Join games and contests with your dogs
  • Visit the Kissing Booth
  • Meet adoptable hounds and BBR alumni
  • Visit the vendors and BBR sales table
  • Play in the Kids Activity Area
  • Spin the prize wheel
  • Lounge with your hounds and eat yummy picnic food
BassetFest doesn’t have an official hotel but one of the favorites is the La Quinta in New Berlin, WI.
Convenient location, dog friendly, and they have an elevator.
15300 West Rock Ridge Rd, New Berlin, WI 53151, Phone: 1-262-717-0900

Don’t forget to pack the plastic! Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc. accepts credit cards!

Unable to join us in person? Please consider donating to BBR online!


Order your Bassetfest gear today!