agilebasenji - funny you say that, because in the next year, that is actually our plan!! we have been considering various breeds, and I just love shepherds, so that is the direction we are leaning…
lately tika has been excellent about running alongside us as we ride our bikes. she is not getting worn out, but she is having a lot of fun doing it, and it does at least take up her energy for a little while once we get home!
Oh, I wish Tika would go into water! She swam in the lake near my house once, and that was it. Now she avoids all water at all cost (except mud puddles). I have learned if the bath water is super warm, she likes it. I would love to see a pic of your Basenji in the ocean! That's amazing!
Kipawa, Tika loves to cuddle like that and sleep on either my chest or my husbands at home. That shot was me holding her at the picnic, because one of the dogs would not leave her alone (a male dog who took a liking to Tika - luckily she is fixed, but he was not!)