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Reputation question

I am looking for the negative post... but am thumb's upping your others. I'm pretty critical of irresponsible pet breeders and irresponsible owners. But I personally only give a down thumb for spammers. Your posts have all been fine. I gave them thumbs up so you aren't negative. I am not sure that the new thumbs up and down is helpful. I, and I think many, tend to respond to posts the same as "likes" on facebook... primarily just acknowledging you have read a post of someone you know and not so much that posts ignored aren't good.

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Let's talk about Basenjis!

Hi Nancy! I have fed my one year old basenji Rocket, FreshPet since he was 4 months old. They make several different varieties. Different stores seem to consistently carry different ones. There is a puppy formula in a log that he ate for quite awhile. Fresh Pet is expensive compared to the majority of commercial dog foods available but it actually smells delicious and is real food not just by-products. I have seen one company that labels their dog food human grade food but it is dehydrated raw food that is a powder and reconstitutes into a mush. Fresh Pet has been amazing for Rocket. His coat is silky soft and he is just gorgeous looking and healthy. I do switch around between the soft pellets and the log food. Basenjis must get bored easily with the same meal each time! I top some meals with a little cooked chicken or plain meat occasionally . Vital is the formula that's seems the best for him. It's grain free but has vegetables and fruits in each one. FreshPet factory is actually made near us in Bethlehem Pa. In a beautiful looking factory. I wish they had a store there to buy retail but alas they do not. Hope this helps a bit!****

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Post pictures and videos of your Basenji.
Figured out his sleep number!

Truly think you should submit his picture and that title into a photo contest. :)

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Introduce yourself and your Basenjis.

Welcome - very nice looking basenjis.

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

Enough already - if you don't like a forum member please just don't reply

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

Exercise Wheel?

@colemangirly After watching those 2 videos.....I say "Why not?" That one on the bottom was just 100% awesome! He knew how to start it & had to work a bit harder to stop it but he did it!! If you find one & get your dog to do that, I hope you can take a video of it & post it on here!! I'd love to see it!!

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Discuss the Basenji rescue in your area, resources, volunteer information, transport, rescue stories.
ISO Basenji Near Iowa!

@Bakerfamalee said in ISO Basenji Near Iowa!:

Thanks for the information. I will check out those sites. Ironically, we will be traveling to Florida the second week in June for vacation and will have our girl with us.

Kirsten that would be a fantastic time to visit her, see the dogs, see how your dog does with them. We sent our basenji and Samoyed to her for some help in getting them to get along. Pam is pretty magical. Okay, Pam is REALLY magical.

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Why do they do that?
Two Female Basenjis??

Ladies, Thank You for clearing that up for me! I've just heard it used at times & didn't really understand "why" & now I know!! I was just a question that's been in my mind for years! Thanks again!

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For general feeding and nutrition related messages and questions.
Looking to try one of these....

Mine get a spoon full of yogurt every day, never had a problem with gas or digest..... all of my Basenjis loved yogurt... use plain, not flavored Greek

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Post details of lost and found dogs. Please remember to update when dogs are found.
Found Basenji - Detroit, MI

It appears the post has been removed.. I checked my Facebook where I shared the post, and couldn't find anything. Assuming the owner has been found?

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Post here tips on raising young Basenji.

tips for new basenji puppy owners

You could training dog your self, It's not as hard as you think.

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For discussion on breeding and breeders.
Breeding my 2 year old Basenji

@katoman more juvenile insults to report.

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For exchanging tips and general information on showing Basenjis in the conformation ring.
Need ideas to help young dog stand still on table for judge

Good luck with her. Sounds like you are working on things … hopefully she'll come around.

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Use this forum for upcoming Basenji meetups, events, bashes, day at the park.

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

I don't come on here a lot either the last few years so I was so sorry to come on and see you post about losing Cody...just like Debra, I remember your posts. I'm so sorry for your loss and the tragedy surrounding his passing. I don't have words to offer as I couldn't imagine losing Oakley. All the best, and please keep us updated on your journey 💙
-Chealsid and Oakley

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Post Basenjis for sale or a want ad.
ISO Basenji near Iowa!

@wizard I was responding to the post from the person that said she knew a breeder in NC but didn't say who

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

when basenjis are cold!

@CrazyBasenjiMom I live in the very Southern tip of Indiana & we get some pretty cold winters & there's a lot of humidity so it's a real "biting" cold & if the winds blowing ~ it feels like razor blades are in it!! If no one else wants the sweaters, I'd be glad to have them for my next b that I'm waiting on getting!! But if someone else lives in a colder area & wants them, they can get them! If no one else wants them, I'll be happy to have them. Before my Mother passed last yr., she'd knit up one for everyday of the week & one to wear on wash-day!! :)

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