I would be interested in a female puppy as young as possible!
You have also said 'as soon after birth as possible' in a message.
No responsible breeder will let a puppy go under 9 weeks, many keep them longer. A very few do let them go at 8 weeks but only to a very experienced Basenji owner.
Puppies need to start learning life-skills at mother's knee, as it were. And together with their siblings they learn a great deal. I can't think you would deny your puppy this excellent start in life ?
Maybe you could clarify ?
Just to clarify & avoid any misunderstandings - When I mentioned that I would like a Basenji Puppy “As young as possible” What I meant was that I would like a puppy that is ideally not more than 3-6 months old & has been heavily influenced by the owner or breeder. This I find quite important base on my past experience of owning a dog where other influences away from the puppies mother can sometimes be difficult to re adjust when coming to a new home & environment.
Still early days at the moment! but I’m so enjoying learning about this breed & understanding other Basenji owners experiences & adventures.....
Tony Love x
@tony-love I very much doubt if travelling at the moment will help you.
If you are prepared to be patient and get onto a list for winter 2021-2022 you will be more likely to find a puppy.
Breeders of litters on the ground in the past couple of weeks are trying to 'ration' puppies to people who have been on their lists longest while starting next year's lists even before they decide who to mate to which stud.
I have no intention of getting a puppy immediately, only if that opportunity arises I would be interest in being contacted. Next years would be more suitable given the year we’ve had!
Just introducing my interest & happy to hear from any breeders or being included on waiting lists etc.
Keep me in the loop....
Tony Love x