The Basenji is
the "Barkless Dog".
They is a proud, faithful, alert, playful, and is a smartest dog breeds.
GROUP:Hound Dogs RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC OCCUPATION:
Hunter HEIGHT: 41-43 cm WEIGHT: 10-12 kg COLOR(S):
Red, black, black and tan brindle, white feet, chest and tail tip LONGEVITY:
10-12 years EXERCISE:
Needs to run GROOMING:
was originally developed in Africa. They were found in Egyptian tombs
and wall drawings about 5,000 years ago. They were bred for hunting,
and hunting by sight only. It was first introduced to England in 1937,
and developed by the English breeders. They are best known as
has a short, fine,
smooth and muscular coat. They is very much an athlete, lightly built
but muscular. The head is wrinkled forehead. The eyes is almond shaped
and dark eyes. The ears are small, straight and open. The tail is set
high and curled.
The coat colors comes with red, white, black, brindle or tri-colored.
is very bright and
intelligent, they will respond well to training. Although they is
intelligent, it is not necessary complaint, so training can be
challenge. The early socialization training is important, this can help
them be more comfortable with the people outside their families. They
can be reserved with strangers, and socialize well.
The training can be done well with firmness, fairness and consistency,
and most importantly is with patience.
The smooth and short coat is very easy to care for. They just like cat
being, they very like clean and will washes themself on occasion. They
has no dogge smell at all, so is suitable for the people with allergies
Their short coat should be brushed twice weekly with a soft bristle
brush. Bathe and dry shampoo when is neccessary.
This dog breeds can be
very difficult for a first-time dog-owner, it is not recommended for an
inexperienced owner. The Basenji
is loves to play and like to stay busy.
can be very patience and good with the childrens. They like to chew, so
giving them lots of toys would be a good idea. They can't stand being
dirty, they loves clean just like cat.
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