Its good your here to ask questions and learn.
Then, when your ready, folks can suggest good breeders who do the work for the pups they place. Or if your thinking of a basenji who is not a puppy, we can help you get to good rescue place.
Remember, folks who are good breeders often charge less or the same as byb or puppymillers, who you see selling b's on the internet. Get out your credit card, get a puppy…a bad way to go usually!
We have a lot of folks who have had b's for years.
All of us are still learning as this dog is one tricky breed.
They have the BEST sense of humor of any dog I have ever had.
BUT they can be stubborn and distructive if your not set up properly.
However, you can learn here...