The basenji has arrived: Ocelot.

@Radil.Andrew Who did you get your pup from? Many of us are related by our Basenjis

Basenjis are considered to come in four colors: red and white, black and white, tri color and brindle..of course there are variations not "recognized" such as a "trindle" but sable is a color used in other breed standards- not ours.

Oh. I am not a breeder so I do not really know all the specifications. His papers say tri colored saddleback. I just said Sable. Check out the pics I posted in the other forum and let me know if you think the tri color saddleback is accurate.

@Radil.Andrew I honestly didn't know that American Kennel Club papers gave that description for color? and I have been in Basenjis since 1989.

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I haven't registered him with the American Kennel Club as do not plan to breed. Just a family member. He is registerable though. I was referring to the description on the contract papers from the breeder.

@Radil.Andrew Should I register him? Does it even matter if I am not breeding?

@Radil.Andrew Yes you should register him... that way his health records are tied to his registration number with the American Kennel Club. And also his pedigree information will be recorded. Did his have DNA testing for Fanconi and/or PRA? Did the breeder mark the color box on the litter registration slip?

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@Radil.Andrew a little late, but yes, I bought him from a breeder called ''candyce'' I believe. I remeber being sent a picture with another brindle puppy, so it could be the one your speaking of. And yes, he is brindle.

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@agitatedpsyche Hope that he was DNA tested for Fanconi and PRA, or that both the sire and dam were tested. Remember that all results are public at and should always be checked.

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I bought him from a breeder called ''candyce'' I believe.

Sadly one known here. Sigh.

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