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  1. Ali
    November 4, 2010

    You need to do research on ech breed before giving descriptions….Besenji’s are a lot more high energy then a Pit..

    • AllMutt
      November 4, 2010

      Well I constantly hear about the energy of the true Pits so I will stick with my story. :)

  2. raquel
    January 12, 2011

    i have a basenji/amstaff mix and he will not shut up. he is very alert when it comes to strangers

  3. kris
    August 26, 2011

    My female Basenji just had a litter born on valentines day of this year (2011) with the father being a bulldog. She had eight puppies and they all are beautiful dogs. Does anybody know where I can get more information on this mix breed. if so could you email me links to the website at kris.askew{at}yahoo.com. any help appreciated and thanks.

  4. Lureen
    May 22, 2012

    I picked up a abandon puppy around 2 mons old I have had him (DYLON) now he is around 7 mons ….some days he will growl at me or my boyfreind ans we cant figure out whats up??he seems like he wants to be the alpha or what??? he is very loving ,up on his shots..Could he be sexually frastraced we do have a 6 yrs female thats fixed..if someone can help me and Dylon would be grateful..

    • Lureen
      May 22, 2012

      I forgot the biggest part Dylon is basengi/pit bull

      • amy
        June 17, 2012

        we found a 2 year old basenji pit mix we call her niko we got her spayd and all her shots we are looking for a outstanding home for her cause we have 4 other dogs& 2 cats if interested please send email to amyspencer72@yahoo.com

  5. tnsimonson
    July 6, 2012

    I’ve also got a basenji/staffordshire mix. He was a rescue that I adopted when he was about 8 months old. He has an incredibly sweet disposition but can be aggressive around other male dogs. Just a wonderful and handsome mix:


  6. Sarah
    September 18, 2012

    I have a Pitsenji (as we call her), we rescued her when she was approx. 10 months old and she is now about 3 1/2. She is the sweetest dog I’ve ever had and I’ve had dogs, of different breeds, my whole life. She does need her daily excercise, as all dogs do, but she hardly ever barks, she’s a total goofball that loves to play and she gets along with most other dogs. Everywhere I take her, people comment on how pretty she is and ask what she is, most common guess is Dingo! I think this mutt-breed is a great choice for anyone who doesn’t want a lap dog!

    • Bobby Fisher
      March 17, 2013

      We got a gator nose pit bull/ basengi mix in Galveston at a gas station with a sign that said “Free Puppies”. Being a fan of Ceasar Milan Dog Whisper, I learned how to pick a pup out of litter, by letting the dog pick you. And he came right to me to investigate. This male dog has turned out to be the best dog I have ever owned. We live by the beach so his daily walks consist of fetching a stick out the ocean, and digging in the sand, and greeting all the other dogs running down the beach. He is highley intelligent and training is quick and responsive. My pitsenji broke all the preconceive notions I had of both breeds.

  7. crystal
    February 14, 2013

    hi i have a basenji she is 3 yrs old . the growling your talking about could be he just trying to tell you he wants to play my basenji ( sadie) loves fetch !! a lot or he might have to go potty . but once you really get to know your basenji you will know what growl means what . my sadie has different growls for different things she wants . i hope i could be of soom help

  8. cheryl
    September 22, 2013

    I have a basenji/pit mix. She shows all the characterics of a basenji as she is very alert & quite energetic. She is a very sweet dog & very attached to me & my husband. She has a very high pitched “bark”. On the pit side, once she hones in on something she does not leave it until I tell her. Love this dog!

  9. Will
    July 7, 2014

    My wife and I have a basenji/ pit bull mix and he is a sweetheart of a dog. Weighs about 65 lbs and is very powerful and very fast with great jumping ability Tenacious but not mean in any way. We also have a chocolate lab and these two are really attached. Both are males (fixed) and inseperable buddies.

  10. george
    July 13, 2014

    We rescued ours from the dog park. I had no idea what he was at first. The besanji is very agile, Koji ( our besanji-pitt mix) leaps like a puma! Very intelligent dog, just wish he wasn’t so aggressive to our other dogs. We give him nothing but love, not sure what his malfunction is. If you want a guard dog, this is def the breed for you. I get exhausted just watching him on guard. He is only 12 months, go figure haha

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