My name is Darren!

Basenji Mix Dog for adoption in Richmond, British Columbia - Darren
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CERA Dog Society

Facts about Darren

  • Breed: Basenji Mix
  • Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10701253

Name: Darren

Currently fostering in Taiwan.  (Overseas adoption; will fly to new home once adopted)


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Sex: Male (Neutered)

Age: 1.5 – 2 years old (as of August 2017)

Breed(s): Formosan Mountain Dog Mixed

Colour(s): Cream and yellow patches

Weight: 31.9lbs / 14.5kg


Personality: Timid, sweet, playful, gets along with dogs and cats


Although Darren is shy with new people, he’s fine with gentle pets and especially through offering of treats since he’s highly food motivated.  Darren and his litter mates were found near a construction site.  He thoroughly enjoys massages from his humans and going out for walks.  Darren is looking for an moderately active family who can provide further socialization with people and a household with another well balanced and playful resident dog.


Darren is neutered (April-20-2016), up to date with routine shots, micro-chipped, de-wormed and tested negative for heartworm.


Blood Test August-10-217

X-Rays April-20-2016, August-10-2017 left hip joints underdeveloped

Hip dysplasia corrective surgery August-16-2017

Not suitable for intensive exercise such as running along a bike, jogging, and mount climbing.  Glucosamine supplement should be added to diet and weight maintenance to provide joints support

Patellar Luxation Examination both rear grade 1 August-10-2017


Idexx SNAP® 4Dx® (August-10-2017)

Tested negative for Heartworm, Lyme, Ehrlichia Canis, and Anaplasma Phagocytophilum


Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR Test (April-25-2016)

Tested negative for Babesia Gibsoni, Ehrlichia spp. (E. Canis and Anaplasma Platys), Haemobartonella Canis, and Borrelia Burgdorferi

Tested positive for Babesia Canis, after treatment tested negative June-07-2016, August-11-2017



8-in-1 Vaccinations (August-10-2017)

Canine Distemper, Infectious Canine Hepatitis, Infectious Tracheobroncheitis, Canine Parainfluenza, Canine Parvovirus Enteritis, Canine Leptospirosis, Canine Hemorrhagic Leterus, and Coronavirus

Rabies Vaccination Nobivac A226A01 August-10-2017


Microchip number: 900108001448587


Please consider Darren for your new addition. The adoption fee is $300.  A home check will be arranged to make sure the environment is suitable to the dog's needs. Please note that CERA does not have a shelter facility in Vancouver BC, so consider this adoption carefully.


If you are interested in adopting Darren please submit an online adoption application:

About CERA Dog Society

Our Adoption Process...

1. Submit online application found on CERA homepage >
2. Phone chat >
3. In-person home visit >
4. Sign adoption contract and pay adoption fee >
5. Overseas adoption dog flown from Taiwan to Vancouver

If an adoptable dog is fostered locally in Lower Mainland Vancouver, applicants will get to meet the dog during the home check stage.

If an adoptable dog is listed as available on CERA homepage then the dog is available for adoption.

Thank you for your patience with our process.