Thanks everyone for your advice.
I know my basenji understands and he does listen to me but he has selective hearing. We are traning on it and he is getting better each day.
I know links to several of these articles have been shared on the forum before but I found a spot that has a number of them all in one place for easy access.
P.S. Looks like Victoria Stilwell is expanding her "brand" out into training based on this website.
Thanks, i had not seen that page.
Here's one of my favorite links: