Origin: The Congo
Colour: Red and White
Lifespan: 12 years
Basenjis are quiet, independent, affectionate, aloof, alert and docile
Developed as a hunting dog in the Congo, Basenjis do not bark, but instead make a yodelling sound when excited. They are clean and neat, being almost cat-like with an independent, aloof nature.
Originally bred as a general-purpose hunting dog.
This barkless breed is clean and curious.
Medium. Needs energetic walks.
Owners: independent, spirited
Other pets: may be problematic with small pets
Strangers: reserved then friendly
Unfamiliar dogs: playful
Easy-going owner who requires an independent, sweet-natured, cat-like dog to take for energetic walks.
May be difficult to control on walks.
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