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Hiking Pack Models

Let me know!

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Let's talk about Basenjis!
Running with what age?

And be sure to take poop bags with you and let her stop and poop - don't force her into a long run without breaks

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Post pictures and videos of your Basenji.
bruiser the basenji-terrier

I love it when they do the frog legs :)

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Introduce yourself and your Basenjis.
HELP !!! My b just bit me very aggressively

The double bite and continued is not a good sign. Please, talk to the breeder and find a behaviorist to evaluate him. Also, if you haven't have him checked by a vet, including thyroid full panel, I would do so. While it is unlikely at his age that anything physical is going on, it is always best to rule it out.

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Ask about intestinal, hip dysplasia, and other troubles…
Some info on vaccinations

I comprehend the significance of having your own sentiment on immunizations and wouldn't dream of attempting to impact others or being accusing of everybody for pet choices I simply feel that there are other individuals to consider when settling on decisions.

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Here is the place to discuss training your Basenji (housebreaking, lure coursing, agility…).

crate/potty training and biting

@jilliansquires Housetraining, you need to go back to potty training 101.... start all over again.... take her out "all" the time, after eating, sleeping playing, etc.....
The biting as you describe it is NOT normal behavior. Have you done any Obedience training with her? Work her mind?

And most important have you talked to her breeder?

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Discuss the Basenji rescue in your area, resources, volunteer information, transport, rescue stories.
Looking to adopt a Basenji - Michigan or surrounding states.

@cleopatra888 said in Looking to adopt a Basenji - Michigan or surrounding states.:

Hello. I live in Tehkummah and very interested to see if you still have this Basenji available. I am trying my luck. Thanks in advance. Cliff

Stobra01 responded: Molly, who is located near you... Stobra01 says that >>Molly has gone to All Heart Pet Rescue in Powassan, Ontario, juat outside of North Bay. They have a Facebook page<<

I am not sure if this is the right group: but seems right for finding help on a rescue.

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Why do they do that?
Dog Training

What type of training are you interested in? Is this a housebreaking issue, obedience problem, or some behaviour you want to discourage? Since you have posted in behavioural problems, I assume you are having some difficulties with something. If you are more specific it might be easier to point you in the right direction, i.e. to an obedience trainer or an animal behaviourist.

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For general feeding and nutrition related messages and questions.
New Basenji

Blue buffalo makes a dry chicken and rice dog food.

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Post details of lost and found dogs. Please remember to update when dogs are found.
Lost Basenji puppy

Sooooo glad you got the pup back

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Post here tips on raising young Basenji.

Raising a basenji with a full time job...

All excellent advice, not much I can add. I have a 9 week old Samoyed here and I'm pretty much kangaroo momming him. Right now he's even sleeping with me. Fortunately I have my daughter and her father helping out so I get some breaks, and my daughter does most of it when she's home 2 days a week. Samoyed are extremely people needy, but honestly I am the one who can't bear him being on his own too much this early. Even with doctor appointments, he has a crate in the living room so Larry can take him out to play/potty and snuggle (since I'm usually gone 5 to 6 hrs some days).

Easy adjustment.. put in crate, happy voice "i'll be back" and leave. Go out the door and leave alone at least 15 mins. Keep extending it over several days until you are up to a couple of hours. By that point, they do get you will come back. Just no drama, no soothing poor baby stuff... nonchalant. Happy leaving, happy return. Make sure safe toys, chews in crate.

If you can arrange it so her work and your's don't quite overlap so he's no alone more than 4 hrs, that would be idea. If not... swap out coming home for lunch break?

Good luck.. and please post pictures :) Also, where did you get him? A lot of the basenjis here are related. (My basenji now is a rescue so not related.) It's nice to see the connections though!

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For discussion on breeding and breeders.
House of the Basenjis

Thank you for the replies. Yes, either a total scam or just irresponsible, deceptive and lying individuals trying to make a buck. I am so glad I found this forum.


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For exchanging tips and general information on showing Basenjis in the conformation ring.

I have also seen current research on dewclaw removal that has me convinced to never do it again. I am exhausted but will try to post the links if anyone is interested... maybe tomorrow

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Use this forum for upcoming Basenji meetups, events, bashes, day at the park.
Basenji owners in Austin Tx

@Golf_Guy - Go to and there is a link Find a Puppy that will take you to links to search by state. These are members of the Basenji Club of America (parent Basenji Club) and are breeders that health test... do not just use a web based site that can't produce or point you to that publishes health testing to the public. Here is a link of a well tested Basenjis. You need registration number or name and you should check it out for yourself.

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Share your memories of loved companions now gone.
fly high my sweet boy

@crystalncody I'm so Sorry for all your many loss's. At least Bucky is there now. & he's helping you in the same way that you're helping him. Life is full of so many twists & turns. I'm just glad you all are together!

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Post Basenjis for sale or a want ad.
What Breeders do you suggest?

Definitely go with Tanza's suggestion. Any breeder not listed there probably is not responsible. If you find litters, post here who you are looking at and talk to folks who have their line.

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Talk about other pets you may have or want and questions about them

Rawhide Dog Chews Recall Expands to Include More Brands

Thanks for posting. I never give rawhide, but for those who do.. keep checking as they update more brands. :(

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