Basenji Breed description: Character & Co

Basenji Breed description: Character & Co
white brown basenji on meadowBasenji and puppy
Alternate Name Kongo Terrier, Basenji
Origin Democratic Republic of the Congo
Life expectancy 12 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group Primitive type
AKC group Hound Group
KC group Hound Group


  • affectionate
  • energetic
  • intelligent
  • concentrated
  • curious
  • playful


  • Hunting Dog
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