The most rewarding aspect of my kennel is seeing my hounds go to loving homes, where they can become treasured members of their human families. Sometimes goofy, regularly amusing and always devoted, a basset is an ideal companion. This page highlights some of the Renaissance dogs who enthusiastically and lovingly fulfill their role as companions.

ON THE LEFT: Gordie regularly stops traffic on walks with owners Cady Carman and James Dickinson of Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
ON THE RIGHT: Bomber (GCH Renaissance Flying Fortress), left, and littermate Griffin (Ch. Renaissance Superfortress) are the companions of two siblings, Meah, left, and Max Kocherovsky of West Bloomfield, Michigan.
ON THE LEFT: Leeloo enjoys the outdoors with owner Cindy Pachikara of Detroit.
ON THE RIGHT: Mia Rose plays Little Red Riding Hood at the home of the Trudell family in Kingston, Michigan.
ON THE LEFT: Baxter and his French bulldog friend Monty enjoy each other's company at the home of Claire and Mark Black of Vicksburg, Michigan.
ON THE RIGHT: Dozer (Renaissance Presidio) and his grandmother Sweetie (Renaissance Starry Night) get to hang out on the sofa of owners Chad and Kathy Audinet of Frankenmuth, Michigan.
ON THE LEFT: Elvis (Renaissance Stratofortress) rules the roost at the Frezza family home in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
ON THE RIGHT: Sky enjoys being just another kid in the Powell family home in Spring Arbor, Michigan.
ON THE LEFT: Wrigley enjoys trips on the boat of owners Wayne and Patti Boese of Punta Gorda, Florida.
ON THE RIGHT: Cruz loves playing with his Great Dane "brothers" at the home of Scott and Teresa Sigler-Featheringham in Botkins, Ohio.
ON THE LEFT: Shiloh (Renaissance Beatrix) is ready for any weather. Her milliner is Diana Leonard of Indianapolis, Indiana.
ON THE RIGHT: Madam (Ch. Renaissance Juliana) and Uno are the official greeters at "The Queen and I" Bed & Breakfast in Crawfordsville, Indiana, owned by Holly and Isaac Hook.
ON THE LEFT: Chairman has ears big enough to sweep away the snow for owner Cathleen Baptista of Edison, New Jersey.
ON THE RIGHT: Beau (Renaissance Kaizen Liberator), foreground, and Auggie (Renaissance Golden Prince) catch some rays in the backyard of Dennis and Cathy Schultz of Troy, Michigan.
ON THE LEFT: Panda (Renaissance Normandy RN) and her son, Pippin (Renaissance Pippin), owned by Michael Meckler of Columbus, Ohio, love checking out their surroundings.
ON THE RIGHT: Worn out after a day of play, Odin (GCHB Renaissance Versailles) shares a sofa with his Doberman friend at the home of Novia Staviski of Lindley, New York.