Basenji Rescue Net – Australia’s Basenji Adoption Service
Basenji of the Month
The Victorian Basenji Breed Association Inc and Basenji Rescue Net Australia has several Basenjis in its Basenji Adoption Program that are looking for forever homes. The VBBA is also aware of the following Basenji’s currently residing with their owners who, for various reasons, are looking to re-home them. Please ensure your read the disclaimer at the bottom of this page.
Interested in adoption – complete the on-line application form. We will keep your details on file. Should a suitable Basenji find itself in our care we will contact you if it matches your requirements.
See our success stores here.
|Status of this dog||Successfully re-homed||Successfully re-homed||Successfully re-homed|
|Contact’s relationship to dog||Re-homing Coordinator||Re-homing Coordinator||Re-homing Coordinator|
|Contact phone||03 9018 9332||03 9018 9332||03 9018 9332|
|Contact email||Email Adam||Email Adam||Email Adam|
|Colour||Black & White||Red & White||Red & White|
|Age||8 years||8-9 years||8-9 years|
|General Health||No known health issues||No known health issues||No known health issues|
|Fanconi Syndrome Status||Carrier||Currently unknown||Currently unknown|
|Vaccinated||Vaccinated to C5||Vaccinated to C5 and wormed, not heart wormed.||Vaccinated to C5 and wormed, not heart wormed.|
|Diet||TBA||Currently commercial dry and wet food. Chaka is currently overweight.||Currently commercial dry and wet food|
|Temperament/personality||Nissa has a great temperament.||Chaka is good with people and strangers||Tema is good with people and strangers.|
|Experience with young children||Unknown||Unknown||Unknown|
|Experience with other dogs||OK with other dogs||Chaka is good with other dogs.||Tema is good with other dogs.|
|Experience with cats||No experience with cats||No experience with cats||No experience with cats|
|Vocalisation||Can sometimes make a noise when left alone||Not noisey||Not noisey|
|Used to car trips||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Registered Name||Kipenzi Nerissa||Probably bred in NSW, but breeder unknown.||Kanibaru Jalo Redsis|
the VBBA adoption program
|Conditions and fee||To be advised. Nissa is available due to changes in family circumstances.||Chaka’s loving owner died unexpectedly. We would prefer him to be re-homed with he best friend Tema. Adoption fee to cover any testing or transport costs to be covered by and discussed with new owner.||Tema’s loving owner died unexpectedly. We would prefer her to be re-homed with he best friend Chaka. Adoption fee to cover any testing or transport costs to be covered by and discussed with new owner.|
Disclaimer and use of website
Where a Basenji is listed on this website as not being managed by the VBBA’s Basenji adoption program, the VBBA takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information advertised. Before contacting the VBBA or the owner of dogs listed on this website users of this website must ensure they are fully conversant with the requirements of owning a Basenji. Further more, that the breed is suited to their lifestyle. Users should also be conversant in all aspects of responsible pet ownership. Although generally a healthy breed users of this website should also familiarise themselves with Basenji health concerns. Details listed on this page offer a ‘first level’ profile of each Basenji. In the instance where the Basenji is being managed by the VBBA Basenji adoption program a full profile on the dog will be offered on application. In the instance where the Basenji is not managed by the VBBA Basenji adoption program it is the responsibility of the owner to offer applicants a full profile on the dog he/she is relinquishing. Applicants should ask all necessary questions (to the VBBA or ownder) about the Basenjis listed on this website. Applicants should have thoughtfully considered the costs and time involved with owning a dog before posting an application.