Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Basenji Dog

Basenji Dog | Dog GatesHaving a dog gates at home is helpful if you have this kind of dog.

Commonly known as the “Barkless Dog,” the Basenji is one of the oldest natural breeds in the world. The Basenji is a small hunting dog from Africa. He is a proud, faithful, teasing, playful dog who will try to outsmart you every chance he gets. He has a phenomenal intelligence, and is also an independent thinker.

Basenji Dog | Dog HousesThey have a reputation for being stubborn, but they can be taught in the hands of a skilled trainer. They are not terribly obedient. It is important to establish yourself as the pack leader with the Basenji, so early obedience training is important. The Basenji has a lot of energy and loves to play and to stay busy. He will need plenty of exercise.

Basenji Dog | Dog Training AidsWhile they are predominantly used as hunting dogs, they also excel at lure coursing, agility, and tracking. The Basenji needs to be kept on a leash or in a fenced area at all times. The Basenji has a strong prey drive and loves to chase. He is incredibly athletic and can jump over or climb most fences. He will dart for an open door or gate and be gone before you know it.

Basenji Dog | Remote Dog Trainer
Basenji Dog | Dog Houses | Dog Training Aids

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