If you're serious about adopting a
Basenji—or two—from BRAT, fill out our adoption
form. After you've submitted the form, explore the listings below and apply for all dogs
that interest you—you'll find the coordinator's name in each
listing and you will be able to e-mail them.
Our goal is to make the perfect match between your home and
the Basenji. This can be challenging, so please be
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We encourage you to fill out an
application to adopt, even if there are currently no dogs listed
in your state. We may have dogs that will be available soon, but
are in various stages of our intake process. Sometimes when we have a dog
that needs emergency placement, we check our applicant database to find
a pre-approved home that matches the dog's needs.
BRAT dogs are spayed and neutered ($150-$400, depending on location), vaccinated as needed, tested for heartworm and strip-tested for Fanconi.
Other tests and dental cleanings may be performed if needed. The
dogs are also temperament evaluated.
Please note that BRAT charges an adoption fee to cover all expenses incurred in
our rescue program. The adoption fee will vary
depending on the age and health of the dog. The adoption fee is listed
within the dog's posting.
is a great little Basenji. He is good with
children, but it's best if they are 12 or older
and dog-savvy. Ben’s best quality is that he is
very affectionate and friendly. Invite him to
lay on the couch and he will be right there
cuddling up next to you. If he wants attention
he will gently tap your leg just to let you know
he is there.
to read more about him.