wkbw_49278_Super7_658x90.png

Actions

Local woman rescues Basset Hounds nationwide

Posted at 5:31 PM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 18:05:35-05

Shelly Gordon lost her Basset Hound "Gunner" back in 1995. One day she saw an ad for a Basset Hound rescue group, decided to check it out and today she is president of the organization. The ABC Basset Hound Rescue group rescued over a 100 dogs from all over the country last year and found homes for them in New York State. 

Shelly says after she adopted her first dog from the rescue group "I swore that for the rest of my life I would help Basset Hounds".

The organization raises funds for their efforts through a website called THESLOBBERSHOPPE.COM where you can find over 350 Basset Hound t-shirts, mugs and more.

Shelly points out that they could rescue even more dogs if they can find more local foster homes. For more information you can contact the organization at their website NYBASSET.ORG

 

 

 

 
 

 

Stay in Touch Anywhere, Anytime with News, Weather and Video -- Download the WKBW app:

Android App

iPhone/iPad App

Or Sign Up for Our Newsletters -- Delivered to Your E-mail:

E-News, Forecast and Bills Beat Newsletters