basenji breedThis small hunting dog originated in Africa and is one of the oldest dogs in the world. Amazingly, they don’t bark. Instead, they let out a cute little yodel. Petite but strong, the Basenji features upright ears, a short coat, a tightly curled tail and extremely expressive eyes.

This breed has an instinct to run and hunt, so to keep him safe, you should consider a fenced yard. Independent and smart, this breed may take extra bonding time to settle into his new family, but once he does, you have a loyal, lifelong friend.

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 3in - 1ft 5in     Weight: 22-24lbs


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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