Basenji Companions

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Training Independent Breeds (like Basenjis)

Betsy Polglase, Massachusetts, updated 2012 Basenjis belong under the classification of Independent breeds of dog, and, accordingly, pleasing you is not on the top of their list. This is not … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basenjis and Children

by Betsy Polglase, updated 2013 Most Rescue/Adoption folks are leery of placing adopted dogs in homes with small children. Dogs think that small children are below them in the pecking … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcoming Your New Family Member

Your new puppy or adopted Basenji will probably be a member of your family until age 10-15 years, and your adventure is about to begin. The following checklist will help … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basenjis and Babies

by Paul Fraser, ME We had the dogs for four or five years before we had the first child, so the dogs were pretty spoiled already. On the day the … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basenjis and Cats

by Betsy Polglase, updated 2013 The “umbilical cord” routine works well here, too, as you have absolute control over what your Basenji does when he is attached to you in … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basenjis and People

By Betsy Polglase A lot of Basenjis absolutely adore people, but there are also some who can be quite shy upon first meeting. If you are a stranger to a … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Resource Guarding

By Cheryl Silver, Texas Dogs will guard things, places, people, food — you name it. Whatever it is, some dog will find a way to make an issue out of … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment