Originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dog very appreciated for its ability of tracking, agility and be a good Hunter, lived with the Pharaohs of the old Egypt. In 1937, it will be quite late, which will enter in England helping to spread the European continent.
Dog delgado, highest bandwidth, elegant porte.
The most remarkable feature of the breed is that it is a dog that does not ladra. Only emits a sort of howling or singing.
Independent, intelligent and affectionate nature.
Recommended for families without children, but having them, it shows a polite and patient with them.
If leave you only in long periods will be displayed destructive things that are at your fingertips.
It behaves in a reserved way in front of strangers.
The Basenji should be trained from puppy, which is a pretty stubborn dog.
Marron-Blanco, black (white must be in chest legs and tail).There also are a single color. Black, white or any chestnut.
Short, bushy but silky.
Flat and well trained, the lateral lines will decline proportionally, as we are approaching the snout.
In a curious way, form you a few wrinkles in a time of upheaval the ears on the front, in the puppies will be a little more acuciada way.
Their eyes will have an oblique provision, will be dark and ripped with a penetrating gaze. They have a clear vision in the medium distances, unlike any of their peers.
The ears are small, pointed with the auricular Pavilion with a tendency to vascular slightly forward.
Strong and very proportionate length with the rest of the body.
Straight legs with well aligned elbows with ribs
Muscular, with well-angled joints.
Short loin, with arched ribs and chest depth.
Curiosities of the race:
They have a scent other than their peers.
As a measure of hygiene, they tend to lick the hair to groom.
11 to 12 years.