• Re: Considering a Basenji (Raleigh)

    We went and took a look at the Basenji's. Spent some time with the breeder and playing with the adult dogs. Several trips and a million questions later we put a deposit down on one yesterday. So excited we get our little guy in January. Cannot wait. Now to decide on a name...

  • Who is the breeder and parents?

  • Oh, how exciting!! Congratulations! 👏🏻

  • Congratulations!!! Your new little boy will bring you years of laughter, love, and joy! Please post a picture when you get him!

  • Daddy, Mummy ?
    And name when you decide on it so I can add him to the on-line Basenji Pedigree database. Photo too - but to me as well as to the forum cos I can't 'lift' them from here'

  • A puppy!!! How exciting!!! You mention you will be getting him in January... How old will he be at that time? I know you want to bring him home asap, but please be sure he gets enough time (minimum 10-12 weeks?) with his mom and littermates to learn manners (i.e., how to pull his bites and other dog-to-dog communications) before you bring him home. I can't wait to hear how it goes. My favorite thing to tell people about this breed is that when they love you, it is their idea - it is not because you are a source of food and/or a loving companion. What's better than a basenji? Two basenjis!

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