Basenjis sleep in the strangest positions

Exhibit one

Exhibit two (nope, he's not stretching here!)

I know these sleep positions :D.
Masai falls asleep in second position sometime.
They are simply sybarites 😃🆒.

Houston

I love it, Otis sleeps like that too, sometimes and sometimes he sleeps in a tiny little ball with his backlegs up under his shin..very flexible indeed.

I have some fun photos I took the other day. Medjai will make sure if he's on his back that some legs are high in th air or his head is falling off the edge of his bed. Oh, and my other photo confuses me on, how many legs do they have? Sometimes it looks like he has 8.

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Oh the legs can give you a bit of a fright sometimes! He was lying next to me last night and it looked as if he had a spare foot coming out of his back knee bit!

Great pictures they do sleep strange I wonder sometimes if there neck hurts when they wake up. Your correct how many legs do you see? My kids say "let it all hang out" when they sleep on back with belly out in the open.

Rita Jean

Ella almost always sleeps curled up in a tight light ball, which we call a "button." We always remark on how flexible she is and joke about how we are going to start sleeping with our chins tucked behind our shins, or our noses behind our knees. I don't know if she is sore when she wakes up, but she must be stiff because she does a back-arching compression stretch and a full-body-all-four-limbs-at-once stretch when she wakes up.

@bcraig:

Ella almost always sleeps curled up in a tight light ball, which we call a "button." We always remark on how flexible she is and joke about how we are going to start sleeping with our chins tucked behind our shins, or our noses behind our knees. I don't know if she is sore when she wakes up, but she must be stiff because she does a back-arching compression stretch and a full-body-all-four-limbs-at-once stretch when she wakes up.

That's the same thing Kananga does. He almost always sleeps that way. The stretching is entertaining for some reason.

I love watching them stretch when they wake up… in fact I wish I could stretch like they do...

Houston

When Otis does a downward dog he puts most avid yoga doers to shame, or so it looks..I so wish I had that flexibilty.

Haha! Funny stuff. Sometimes Denver feels the need to tromp all over Trinity….
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@tanza:

I love watching them stretch when they wake up… in fact I wish I could stretch like they do...

Isn't that the truth! My Bs roll over and over on the floor, then scoot along on their tummy on the carpet, and stretch so big.

I call Congo my Yoga dog because he will sleep in the recliner on his head-I will post a picture of it sometime and I agree on the the downward dog thing. I wish I could do that!

So do Akitas. This is Mishka, our 95-pound, 18-months old baby:

And here's our Lana:

Houston

Those are so cute and confy too. The last pic is hilarious..

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