The Basenji is a breed of hunting dog. It was bred from stock that originated in central Africa. Most of the major kennel clubs in the English-speaking world place the breed in the hound group, specifically in the sighthound type.
Temperament: Affectionate, Energetic, Intelligent, Curious, Alert, Playful
Height: Male: 16–17 inches (41–43 cm), Female: 15–16 inches (38–41 cm)
Weight: Male: 22–26 lbs (10–12 kg), Female: 20–24 lbs (9–11 kg)
Colors: Black, Brindle, Tri-color, Tan, Black & White, Red
Litter Size: 4-6 Puppies