So they say say say basenjis do not shed, don't get dirty, and don't bark! These sounded like great attributes when I first saw them at a dog show and marveled at their beauty. Having been a veterinary technician for a long time, and having listened to barking crazy dogs all day, every day, this sounded ideal.
|Seamus & Nina|
However, all of you basenji owners know that they make up for these traits by being toddler-like forever, and getting into everything! My two basenjis, Seamus (9), and my BRAT, Nina (4), hate to get wet or dirty. And although mine do not bark, when I tell them to say they love me, this is what they tell me...
~ Amanda Hazen