Basenji

  • Basenji
  • Hypoallergenic: Yes
  • Height: Male: 16–17 inches (41–43 cm), Female: 15–16 inches (38–41 cm)
  • Weight: Male: 22–26 lbs (10–12 kg), Female: 20–24 lbs (9–11 kg)
  • Coat: uniformly short and smooth
  • Life Span: 12 – 16 years
  • Temperament: Curious, Energetic, Intelligent, Affectionate, Alert, Playful
  • Overview:

    Also known as African Barkless Dog. The Basenji is thought to originate in Egypt and date back five thousand years ago. Colors can be red, black, black and tan or brindle, all with white markings. Basenjis do shed but not as much as most other dogs.