The crazy crab dance

I don't know what else to call it. When he wants to play he does this sorta, crab dance thing runs around in the house, like to say, come and chase me. I corner him (all in good fun) and he does the crab dance. What I wanted to know is if this is my Zaki being weird or do they all do that?

@slents
My basenji does the “crab dance” too! Nice description- exactly what it looks like! Must be a “basenji thing”!

Not sure if I've seen this or not. Can you post a video? Worst case we get to have some vicarious fun!

doodle does it for my son.... they have a created a race track for loops around the house! She won't do it for me though... I'm just the (food, walk, cuddles) servant. 😉

Great idea I will work on videos this weekend, wasn't sure I could post MP4s. Also, it is very interesting to me that Zaki has compartmentalized the things he does with each of the three of us, my wife, me, and my son.

@slents said in The crazy crab dance:

Great idea I will work on videos this weekend, wasn't sure I could post MP4s. Also, it is very interesting to me that Zaki has compartmentalized the things he does with each of the three of us, my wife, me, and my son.

Doing different things with different people is typical. I'd suspect that's how it works for most dogs ... and for most people.LOL Sort of the nature of social interaction.

If you can't post an MP4 file - never tried it - you can upload to YouTube and link assuming you have an account. That for sure will work.

My little Naomi did it with a head toss. She looked like a little bucking horse!

Now that Naomi is gone, Tess has taken it up. Major head toss.
In fact, she is doing it right now, as it is time to feed her!!

OH PLEASE post a video!!!! We all LOVE the things Basenjis come up with!!!!❤

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