Coursing Ability Tests (CAT)

Cooursing Ability Test - CAT

Test your basenji’s instinct to chase a lure (usually a white plastic bag) over a 600-yard course with several turns that simulate a rabbit’s path. Pass/fail grading.

Most basenjis have a strong desire to chase moving objects and will not require any training for this activity.

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AKC CAT’s

FAST CAT

FAST CAT

How fast is your basenji? The FAST CAT is a timed 100-yard dash for dogs, run individually. Your dog earns points based on speed and can earn titles as the points accumulate. The AKC issues the titles and keeps a list of the fastest dogs in each breed.

Most basenjis have a strong desire to chase moving objects and will not require any training for this activity.

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AKC FAST CAT

Pack Dog

Pack Dog

So you and your basenji love hiking? You can get some recognition for your hikes by registering with the Dog Scouts of America and recording the distances of the hikes you take. Go with a friend and work on your titles together!

This activity requires no special training, although your dog will need to become familiar with wearing a well-fitting pack.

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Hiking

Hiking

Enjoy the great outdoors with your basenji. Even better, join your other friends and their dogs for a day on the trails. Basenjis love to explore new environments and sniffing is a great activity for your dog’s brain.

This activity requires no special training, although the difficulty and length of the hike should be appropriate for your dog’s fitness level and age.

Wisconsin State Park System Hiking Trails

If you have a puppy, read this about appropriate exercise for puppies.

 

 

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