Basenji The Barkless Dog Who Is Anything BUT Silent
What Was That Sound?
Basenjis are famously known as the barkless dog, but anyone who knows the breed knows they have a range of sounds that any opera singer would envy. From gentle whines to a unique yodel to ear-splitting screams, the Basenji is indeed vocal. Many a Basenji owner has had the police called by well-meaning neighbors who were convinced someone was being tortured next door.
Basenji Bliss Bit! Many consider the Basenji to be the oldest breed of domesticated dog. According to recent DNA testing, Basenjis are thousands of years old. Libyan cave paintings that appear to be of Basenjis date back to 6000 BC. Plus, many of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs seem to be of Basenjis.
You have to show your Basenji a lot of respect now that you know they just may be the Original Dog! Shop our selection of Basenji grooming and dog care products online below.