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BoardWaddle

On April 8, 2017, Margarita volunteered at the 2017 Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue “BoardWaddle,” held annually at the Ocean City, NJ, Boardwalk.  Our friends over at Barking from the Bayou would have loved this event!

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Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue is an all-volunteer non-profit group dedicated to finding forever homes for homeless Basset Hounds in the New Jersey, New York, and Eastern Pennsylvania Areas.

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Each year the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue hosts BoardWaddle in Ocean City, NJ.  There is a fun “Doo Dah Parade,”  with hundreds of Bassets waddling to the delight of the crowd.

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After the adorable Bassets waddle down the Ocean City Boardwalk, everyone gathers at a picnic. Here owners and their dogs hang out with all the hounds, check out the arts and crafts show, other rescues, area shelters, and/or get something to eat at the food vendors.  This is where Rita volunteered all day.

A highlight of the picnic is the awards. There are awards for the top-10 pledge-getters and, of course, awards to the winners of the basset games: Best Trick, Best Costume, Best Parade Float and many more.

Rita had a wonderful time volunteering as a donation dog for Pointer Rescue, Org with her fellow pointers, Lady and Mr. Spock, and friends, Grace and Jen!

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4 thoughts on “BoardWaddle

  1. Awww! Thank you so much for helping out Basset Hounds! You are right, we’d have loved to join in the fun. I hope when we move to the Houston area, we can participate in a Basset Waddle. They have an awesome Basset rescue there.

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