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.