Basenji Companions

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Basenjis with Horses

BASENJIS WITH HORSES By Liz Curran, 2013 First, I would not recommend letting any dog loose with a strange horse. Keep your Basenji on a leash and let them meet … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Your Basenji Bibliography

Recommended for your Basenji Library Most books can be purchased on-line from Dogwise, 1-(800) 776-2665, or from Amazon. Another good place to look for new and used books is Ebay. … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ten Things Your Dog Would Tell You…

1. My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. 2. Any separation from you will be painful: remember that before you get me. 3. Give me time to … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Training Your Basenji To Be Loose In The House When You Are Gone

(includes “Basenji-proofing your home”!) By Betsy Polglase, updated 2013 Basenjis can frequently be rained slowly to be loose in the house when you are gone. There are a number of … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

“Peek-a-boo” Game for Separation Anxiety

By Jean Skaggs, Oregon, updated 2013 Separation Anxiety is very common with re-homed dogs. They have been separated once, and it takes a LONG time before they can realize it … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Walk-by’s” for Dog-aggressive Basenjis

By Jean Skaggs, Oregon, updated 2013 This is a really good way to start getting the dogs to relate to each other in a non- threatening environment. Just remember to … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basenji Training, the Kindly Way

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts The more experienced I get with Basenjis, the less I feel the need of ever using force or aversive training. I think the tricks to getting along … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment