Welcome to the website for The Association of Bloodhound Breeders.
The ABB was set up in 1897 by a group of prominent breeders to promote the abilities of the Bloodhound. Their aims were to foster the breed both in the developing show arena, by encouraging more classes and offering prize money, as well doing everything possible to promote the training of bloodhounds to hunt man.
The Bloodhound is still a dual purpose hound as well as a family pet.
We welcome all bloodhound enthusiasts to become members whether you have 1, a pack or an interest.
Entry forms and schedules for the Open show in April and Championship show in September held at the Tollerton Cainine accadamy each year can be found on the show page along with the results. This page also contains information about judges, training and updates from the Kennel Club.
Each year in the spring and autumn there are working trials, details and entry forms can be found here and the results. Special stakes are held in the winter months for hounds winning senior stakes, as these are not always held details will appear here. This page includes information about "hunting the clean boot" for competitors and those wishing to judge.
The Association is run by a committee elected from the members. How to become a member, including the necessary forms and subscription rates can be found here, along with a list of websites and other useful links.
We hope you find the information you are looking for within this site, for further enquiries regarding any aspect of the breed, please use the contact form or call the secretary.
Hon Secretary Ann Freer, Farlam House, Farlam CA8 1LA. 0169774693
To get you in the mood for the return of showing over the summer the committee has organised a virtual show. This time celebrating the noble head of the Bloodhound. Colin Avery has kindly agreed to take up the judging of this event.
The results and critique will appear in the next magazine.
Congratulations to the winners in each class and the overall winner Marksbury Madhatter
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