Thanks everyone for your replies..This forum is so nice and very informative. It's a great find for us new Basenji owned people
Posts made by Maggie
RE: My recent Basenji Mix adoption
Thanks for showing me Cooper…they do look so much alike! That's awesome. I like how you are able to take Cooper to the dog park and he runs free , no leash. It's too soon to even begin to try that with Maggie but I want to be able to do that someday. I am afraid if we constantly use the leash that she will want to take off when she is free. This spring we are going to fence in our yard so she can run free in the yard, with supervision of course
It's also great that he goes to work with you. He must look forward to it now.
Thanks so much for your reply and will post again soon,
Patty and Maggie
My recent Basenji Mix adoption
Hi everyone…we recently adopted a mix from a local shelter here in Massachusetts. We have only had her for 3 weeks and from the research I have done , I believe her to be Basenji mixed with ?? possibly whippet or a large rat terrier?? She has much bigger ears than many basenji's I have seen online. Plus her tail doesn't curl all way up on her back...she is 26 pounds. The shelter had her listed as a lab mix but I do not see that at all in her.
Her name is Maggie. She is a rescued dog from Puerto Rico/ Sato dog. Maggie is said to be about 8 months old. She was very timid and has come a long way in three weeks. She is very alert, can bark but also makes lots of groaning and growl noises. Very energetic, likes to bow, stand on her hind legs for long moments and can partially walk on hind legs. Crazy about food ...probably from trying to find food while she was a stray. Very protective with fur up and barking from her home...poor neighbors are barked at through our window. She can be aloof with us but does want to be petted and cuddles in bed. Last but not least....she is a CHEWER!! Many pairs of shoes have already been destroyed. Luv her already though...she is a sweetie in general.
Any feedback would be appreciated,
Thanks so much...Patty
ps...sorry if i added too many pics...not sure if this is ok with forum but more pics of Maggie can be seen at http://www.flintpondphoto.com/Maggie and also at http://www.petaeroplace.com/Maggie