NATIVE BASENJI AFRICAN IMPORTS
Imports and the AFTERMATH – Has the open studbook been a failure or a success for our breed?
Why Afs are Important – a written explanation on my role as a BCOA Board member who was tasked with voting on imported native stock.
Brushy Run Avongara – Long time breeder Bev Bland and her full African line
Genetic Diversity – why is genetic diversity important in relations to native stock
Reflection article – a 2007 response to opening the AKC studbook
ThinkingTheTruth – there was some unbeknownst to me at the time backlash re: the Reflection article.
What’s Stress Got to Do With It – there is good stress and bad stress; how to handle basenji mental health
Mistakes 2005 – try not to make the same mistakes I did when I first started with basenjis
Foundation Article – laying the foundation for performance
Why Are European Dogs So Well Behaved? – aka how I think every puppy should be raised.
History Detective – the BCOA picket of 1964 – a great read.
HarkBarkSnark – do basenjis bark – well one did and TIME magazine wrote about it in 1947!
DrewStory – read about the breed’s first AKC TRIPLE CHAMPION, who happened to only have one eye for most of his life.
BreedStandard – a rebuttal to MLK’s POV in a 2007 BCOA Bulletin
At What Cost – my BCOA Bulletin POV on how poor sportsmanship can be career ending for a dog.
Should dogs be bred – I was interviewed about the need to breed dogs vs. rescue in shelters.
Eye Disorders (PRA, PPM …)– a brief synopsis of basenji eye disorders
Fanconi – DNA test– a brief synopsis of basenji fanconi disease and new DNA testing
HA – HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA– what is HA and do you need to test for it?
IPSID and EPI– as per the BCOA website
Thyroid Explained– what are thyroid issues and Autoimmune Lymphocytic Thyroiditis in the basenji?
HD Magazine article– what is HIP Dysplasia?
OFA BASENJI RADIOGRAPHS– Radiographic images of normal and dysplastic basenji hips
Iodine effect on thyroid– Antech Diagnostic Lab info on the potential effects of Iodine on the thyroid
How to read a food label– Understanding Dog and Cat food labels to better feed your pet