African Basenji's and standing on hind legs

Hey, i was wondering how many other B's out there are really good at standing on their hind legs– Sol does it to look over a barrier-- ie when he smells cows in a field with a hedge, also when he greets me. He can actually balance and jump around on two legs. My other B's didn't have recent african genes (his mother was an import) and never did this.
feedback?

Kris

My b is mostly american by now and he stands on his legs to see over things and see in windows. de doesn't do it unless he really wants something, and he can't jump around as easily. he also does it a lot more when on a leash (probably because of the better balance)

@kristink:

Hey, i was wondering how many other B's out there are really good at standing on their hind legs– Sol does it to look over a barrier-- ie when he smells cows in a field with a hedge, also when he greets me. He can actually balance and jump around on two legs. My other B's didn't have recent african genes (his mother was an import) and never did this.
feedback?

Kris

Mine are not any New Af and they all stand on their hind legs, have since they were baby puppies and found their "balance"…..

My two do it on our walks. There's a hedge that when they come to it and they know there's another dog walking across the street, both will stand up on their hind legs to peer over the hedge. They're very nosey.

Hollie stands on her back legs some too… and she's only half basenji!! She stands the longest when trying to "follow" those squirrels in the trees overhead... funny dogs!!!

Lexi has GREAT balance. She's not a recent "import". She stands without wobbling for long periods of time. We actually thought about teaching her to walk bi-pedally on command.

Deke is 1/4 Af. He's grandfather is Af. He really doesn't do the hind leg thing.

All 4 of mine, 3 full domestic and 1 half Af, do the "dancing bear" thing.

I have 2 5/8 Af's that I've never seen stand like that and a half Af that does. I have two 1/4 Af's one of which can do the stand and dance.

mine are always on their back legs….well two of the three my male especially hes always bouncing around on them even when i take him for a walk on his lease

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