Basenji Puppies for Sale

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Breed Group: Hound
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The Basenji was originally developed in Africa for hunting purposes. The Basenji is a sight hound, hunting by sight only. They have very strong hunting instincts that persuade them to chase after anything; they love to chase after cars. The name is pronounced Buh-SEN-jee, and they are best known for their bark: They haven't got one. The Basenji is not a barker, however they do have a distinct yodel and wail when they are excited or when hunting.
The Basenji can be somewhat aloof around strangers making him a very suspicious breed. This breed is very intelligent yet independent at the same time making training quite a task. He is very alert, rambunctious and playful making him a lovely family pet, however this breed does love the outdoors and does best with acreage.
The Basenji is a very alert and fun loving breed, however is not recommended for an inexperienced owner. This breed has the tendency to become destructive if left along for long periods of time so proper training and confinement will work best for this fault. Basenjis can be very patient and good with children, however should be socialized early to prevent the tendencies to fight with other dogs.
The Basenji is much like a cat being very clean and grooming himself on occasion. This is a little to no shedding breed, however does require some grooming if the coat is to stay in good shape. An occasional brushing with a firm bristle or wire brush works best to remove dead or loose hair from the coat. The smooth coat of the Basenji is very easy to care for.
The Basenji has a very short coat, which shouldn't require much grooming. The hair should be short, fine, and somewhat harsh. The hair should not be too coarse, however should not be silky. The Basenji tends to clean himself making the coat very easy to care for and relatively clean. This breed has little to no doggy odor, and sheds very little.
The Basenji should be socialized early to prevent any destruction problems if he is to be home raised, and to ensure that he will do well around children and other animals. Obedience training is a must for this energetic and very alert breed. This breed should have a variety of training methods to keep his attention, as he tends to bore quickly. Variety, consistency, and firm handling work best with the Basenji.
The Basenji being so energetic needs quite a bit of exercise. Vigorous daily walks are required as this breed has a lot of energy and can be somewhat tireless. This breed being a hunter has the stamina of such and does best with a fenced in yard. However, the fence should be planted deeply into the ground and rather high to prevent escape as this breed can be an escape artist if proper precautions are not taken.
Male: 24; Female: 22 lbs
Male: 17; Female 16 inches
red, black, black and tan, or brindle, all with white feet, chest and tail tips; white legs, blaze, and collar optional
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How much do Basenji puppies for sale cost?

The cost for a Basenji puppy for sale varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Before searching "Basenji puppies for sale near me", review their average cost below.

The current median price for all Basenjis for sale is $1,900.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Basenji with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a Basenji puppy for sale without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a Basenji puppy with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a Basenji with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a Basenji puppy with breeding rights or even Basenjis for sale advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $4,600 upwards to $8,100 or even more for Basenji puppies for sale with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Basenjis for sale is $1,100.

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What can I expect to pay for a Basenji puppy near me?

Median Price: $1,900.00
Average Price: $1,100.00
Top Quality: $4,600.00 to $8,100.00

*Data sourced from 592 Basenji puppies for sale across the United States on

Annual cost of owning a Basenji puppy for sale

When googling "Basenji puppy for sale near me" it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Basenjis true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Most Popular Basenji Puppy for Sale Names for 2024

We've compiled the top 20 male and female Basenji names for 2024 after analyzing 592 Basenji puppies for sale.
  • 1. Mylee
  • 2. Walter
  • 3. Lily
  • 4. Puzzle
  • 5. Rowen
  • 6. Dante
  • 7. Mandy
  • 8. Pixie
  • 9. Scooter
  • 10. Sura
  • 11. Teddy Bear
  • 12. Tigger
  • 13. Tux
  • 14. Wanita
  • 15. Webster
  • 16. Diesel
  • 17. Hearts
  • 18. Keba
  • 19. River
  • 20. Taylor

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We've been raising Basenjis for 4 years now, we also use as close to all natural for everything we possibly can..we've two acres that we run our dogs and pups on...see our web page for videos, we try and socialize our pups as much as possible. Our parents are papered and tested....If any more ?'s feel free to check out our website more info is there

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Updated: 2/23/2024