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Barkless but not silent, the mischievous Basenji is a con artist of the highest order and will challenge your intelligence and sense of humor.
Height: 16 to 17 inches at shoulder
Weight: 22 to 24 pounds
Coat: short and fine
Life span: 10 to 12 years
Breed Group: Hounds
Out of Africa, the Basenji was originally found in the Congo. He uses both scent and sight to hunt and was originally used to flush small game into a hunter's nets and to control village rodent populations. Clever and endearing, he's a good companion for the person or family who can stay a step ahead of him.
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General Characteristics
Cold tolerance
Drooling potential
Ease at being home alone
Ease of training
Tendency to bark or howl
Affectionate with family
Compatible with kids
Easy to groom
Energy level
Good for novice owners