Basenji


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Basenji

a small (20-25 lb) red or black, with white, shorthaired dog, with prick ears, a furrowed, wrinkled forehead and a tail that coils over its back. Although known as the 'barkless' dog, it does have a characteristic vocal sound. The breed originated in North Africa as a hunting dog. Called also Congo dog. Some inherited and congenital disorders that occur in the breed are familial nonspherocytic anemia, cystinuria, fanconi's syndrome, giant hypertrophic gastritis and persistent pupillary membrane.
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Was there a coincidence in the night of the strange bite marks on his foot; the night the Basenji dog was delivered to his home from his mother who had passed away, and the fact that since that night he'd been unable to recall a single thing?
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