How To Care For The Basenji

basenji care tipsOwning dogs, in particular taking care of the basenji, is a specialty of humans across the world. Some historians speculate dogs were domesticated sometime between 12,000 and twenty five thousand years ago—and that dogs evolved from wolves. Since then, we have selectively bred more than four hundred different breeds, ranging in size from four-pound teacup poodles all the way up to Irish wolfhounds, whose 3-ft stature has earned them the distinction of tallest dog. But the most popular dogs are the non-pedigree dogs—the one-of-a-kind dogs known as mixed-breeds. The basenji is another favorite pick with canine owners. Some owners are unaware, however, of many important basenji care tips.

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