We have added another Basenji to our home. We currently have a 2.5 yr old male Basenji named Koufax. Our new puppy is a 9wk old female name Lola. We made sure to gradually introduce her and to give Koufax and the puppy equal attention. We always make sure to greet Koufax first before the puppy.
They get along most of the time…playing and chasing. Koufax openly shares his toys, water bowl...etc However, every now and then I think Koufax gets tired of her puppy ways. Sometimes he will growl at her or corner her. Before Lola, Koufax never showed any aggression towards other dogs and or humans. I mean NEVER! Im guessing this is his way of showing dominance? He also, at times, seems a little aloof. When its time for bed, Koufax will hide under the bed instead of on top of it...eventually he will join us.
I wanted to know if anyone had any advice for us? If this is normal... how to address it... and or advice overall about adding a new puppy. Note: Their time together is always supervised with me or my Husband. They are crate trained when we are not home.