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Basenji
A.K.A. : African Bush Dog, African Barkless Dog, Ango Angari, Congo Dog, Zande Dog
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Basenji

A.K.A. :African Bush Dog, African Barkless Dog, Ango Angari, Congo Dog, Zande Dog

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Overview: The Basenji descends from African bush dogs and they're best known for their vocalization. Rather than barking, they 'chortle' or yodel softly. They can also be heard to wail sadly if unhappy, but are normally just very quiet.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): male: 24, female: 22
Height (in): male:17, female:16
Colors: Red, black, black and tan, or brindle, all with white feet, chest, and tail tips; white legs, blaze and collar are optional.
Coat: The coat is short-haired, fine and dense.
Character: Basenjis have an unusual yodel-like bark. They've very independent-minded; they bond very closely with the family.
Temperament: This breed can be trusted with children, but they're really not an ideal playmate. Basenjis must be socialized at a young age, so they know that other household pets are not prey.
Care: Coat care is minimal, consisting of only occasional brushing to remove dead hair.
Training: This breed can be difficult to train, due to its well-known independent nature.
Activity: The Basenji is able to live in small spaces as long as he can have a regular walk. He needs vigorous exercise every day.
Health Issue: The breed is prone to Fanconi's syndrome (kidney problems) and susceptible to progressive retinal atrophy, along with intestinal and eye problems.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

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Madison - Basenji / Terrier (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Arlington, VA, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Terrier (medium coat). Meet Madison. This sweet bundle of joy was found as a stray and found herself in an overcrowded rural shelter in SC. Worthy Dog...

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Newport, KY, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Boxer. All SAAP animals are vet checked, UTD on vaccines, spayed/neutered, micro chipped, and given flea and heartworm preventative as age appropriate. ...

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Modest Mr Mobi - Basenji / Australian Kelpie (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Albuquerque, NM, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Australian Kelpie (short coat). Please contact Mary Israel (santafesourcenetzero) for more information about this pet. A Rags to Riches Story to Steal...

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Hobo - Basenji / Cattle Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Austin, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Cattle Dog (short coat). Please contact Kelly (homewardboundadoptionsgmail) for more information about this pet. Please apply online at...

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Noah - special needs level of shy! - Basenji / Labrador Retriever (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Dalzell, SC, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Labrador Retriever (short coat). We are SO PROUD of Noah! Noah is doing fantastic at his foster's home and is walking good on the leash and is...

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Auggie is a great first dog! - Basenji / Chihuahua (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Redondo Beach, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Chihuahua (short coat). Auggie the adorable doggie needs a foster home in the Los Angeles area asap! The family who has him was given a 3-day notice to get...

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Hobo - Basenji / Cattle Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in PIPE CREEK, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Cattle Dog (short coat). Please contact Kelly (homewardboundadoptionsgmail) for more information about this pet. Please apply online at...

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Raisin - Basenji / Boston Terrier (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Lee's Summit, MO, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji / Boston Terrier (short coat). Approx. DOB: 06-19-13 Approx. Weight: 16.8 Lbs Adoption Fee: $100, includes a two week trial to ensure everyone's...

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Beth - Basenji Dog For Adoption

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Basenji Dogs for adoption in Jackson, MS, USA

Posted Breed: Basenji. Beth is extremely sweet and playful. Due to her playful nature, she would likely do best in a home without cats.

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AKC BASENJI PUPPIES

Basenji Dog Breeder near PASADENA, TX, USA

AKC basenji puppies are barkless site and sent hounds. the Basenji is a medium size dog that does not bark but does have many other vocalizations. They can talk to you. Our...

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USA PASADENA, TX, USA

Tags: Male and female basenji puppy

Member since: 12/30/2017

Meisterhaus

Basenji Dog Breeder near LOUISVILLE, KY, USA

AKC Breeder of Merit and breeder of over 200 American Champions and many other champions in most countries around the world. Meisterhaus only breeds health tested and...

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USA LOUISVILLE, KY, USA

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Member since: 12/13/2017

Blanchard Basenjis

Basenji Dog Breeder near NEWTON, IA, USA

Four red/white pups. Born 12/7/17. 2 male & 2 female.

Breeds: Basenji

USA NEWTON, IA, USA

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