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Breed information
Name Basenji
Other names African Barkless Dog; Congo Dog; African Bush Dog; Zande Dog; Ango Angari
Origin Congo
Size Medium
Group Hound (AKC); Sighthounds (UKC)
Height Males: About 16 – 17 inches (approx. 41 – 43 cm); Females: About 15 – 16 inches (approx. 38 – 41 cm)
Weight Males: 22 – 26 lbs (about 10 – 12 kg) Females: 20 – 25 lbs (about9 – 11 kg)
Color Black; Black & White; Red; Tan; Brindle; Tri-color
Litter size about 4 – 6 puppies
Life span About 12 years
Breed characteristics
Good for apartment    4.5 Stars
Kid friendly    2 Stars
Dog friendly    2 Stars
Cat friendly    2 Stars
Strangers friendly    2 Stars
Intelligence    4 Stars
General health    3 Stars
Energy level    3 Stars
Exercise    3 Stars
Easy to train    2 Stars
Grooming    1 Stars
Shedding    2 Stars
Drooling    0 Stars
Barking    1 Stars

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