Good luck on getting a picture when she is still, if she is anything like our 2 she won't be still very muvh. Our Bitty does this thing, when she comes up on the bed at bedtime she will flop down facing directly away from us and then bend her head back mover her shoulder to look at us.
33 basenjis seized from property near tampa! 33!
it says that over the last 6 years the local humane society has euthanized about 100 basenjis.
tragic story i hope these puppies end up in good homes.
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Lots of information about this, see this thread
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The Tampa Humane Society became a "no kill" shelter a couple of years ago, so all strays, etc now go to Animal Control. I have been called by the Humane Society (gave them my name and number before BRAT existed) to pull several basenjis, one turned out to be a really cute mix, over the last 6 years, but for them rescue is a last resort, they prefer to adopt dogs out themselves. In the past, Animal Control has called rescue groups for all purebreed dogs, but even so, I don't doubt that basenjis have fallen through the cracks, or were deemed unadoptable (bite history, aggression, injured).
But this quote is from a Hillsborough County Animal Control person about the St. Pete SPCA, who also does work with rescue. Again, it could be true, but we are talking about 3 different facilities, St. Pete SPCA, Tampa Humane Society, and Animal Control, all of whom euthanized till recently.