Basenji Dog

Basenji Dog

Basenji Dog

HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 1 foot, 4 inches to 1 foot, 5 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

22 to 24 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Basenji dogs are healthy. Some of them may have Hip dysplasia, Immunoproliferative Systemic Intestinal Disease and Hypothyroidism

LIFE SPAN:

10 to 12 years

EXERCISE:

 Basenji dogs are different. Some prefer hard and daily exercise and other prefer to relax for such long hours. You should take action if you see that your dog is gaining unwanted weight

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 Basenji dogs are highly intelligent and affectionate. They need early socialization and training

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They can easily adapt to an apartment living  They need early training

 

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