FCI-Standard N° 43 / 24. 01. 2000 / GB
ORIGIN : Central Africa.
PATRONAGE : Great Britain.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD : 25.11.1999.
UTILIZATION : Hunting dog, companion.
CLASSIFICATION F.C.I. Group 5 Spitz and primitive types.
Section 6 Primitive type.
Without working trial.
THE BREEDINGS ADVISE TO YOU FROM MENANDPETS ARE:
GENERAL APPEARANCE : Lightly built, finely boned aristocratic looking animal, high on legs compared with its length, always poised, alert and intelligent. Wrinkled head, with pricked ears, proudly carried on a well arched neck. Deep brisket runs up into a definite waist, tail tightly curled presenting a picture of a well balanced dog of gazelle-like grace.
IMPORTANT PROPORTION : Distance from top of head to stop slightly more than from stop to tip of nose.
BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT : Barkless but not mute, its own special noise a mixture of a chortle and a yodel. Remarkable for its cleanliness in every way. An intelligent, independent, but affectionate and alert breed. Can be aloof with strangers.
HEAD : Fine and profuse wrinkles appearing on forehead when ears pricked; side wrinkles desirable but not exaggerated into dewlap; wrinkles more noticeable in puppies, but because of lack of shadowing, not as noticeable in tricolours.
CRANIAL REGION :
Skull : Flat, well-chiselled and medium width, tapering towards the nose. Side lines of skull taper gradually towards mouth, giving a clean-cheeked appearance.
Stop : Slight.
FACIAL REGION :
Nose : Black nose desirable.
Jaws/Teeth : Jaws strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. the upper teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square in the jaws.
Eyes : Dark, almond-shaped; obliquely set, far-seeing and rather inscrutable in expression.
Ears : Small, pointed, erect and slightly hooded, of fine texture, set well forward on top of head, tip of ear nearer centre of skull than outside base.
NECK : Strong and of good length, without thickness, well crested and slightly full at base of throat with a graceful curve accentuating crest. Well set into shoulders giving head a « lofty » carriage.
BODY : Balanced.
Back : Short, level.
Loin : Short-coupled.
Chest : Deep brisket. Ribs well sprung, deep and oval.
Underline : Running up into a definite waist.
TAIL : High set, with posterior curve of buttock extending beyond root of tail giving a reachy appearance to hindquarters. Curls tightly over spine and lies closely to thigh with a single or double curl.
FOREQUARTERS : Forelegs straight with fine bone. Legs in a straight line to ground giving a medium front.
Shoulders : Well laid back, muscular, not loaded.
Elbows : Tucked in against brisket. When viewed from front, elbows in line with ribs.
Forearm : Very long.
Pasterns : Good length, straight and flexible.
HINDQUARTERS : Strong and muscular.
Stifle : Moderately bent.
Second thigh : Long.
Hock : Well let down, turned neither in nor out.
Feet : Small, narrow and compact, with deep pads, well arched toes and short nails.
GAIT / MOVEMENT : Legs carried straight forward with a swift, long, tireless, swinging stride.
SKIN : Very pliant.
HAIR : Short, sleek and close, very fine.
COLOUR : Pure black and white; red and white; black and tan, and white with melon pips and tan markings on muzzle and cheeks; black; tan and white; brindle : red background with black stripes, the more clearly defined the stripes the better. The white should be on the feet, chest and tail tip. White legs, blaze and white collar optional.
SIZE AND WEIGHT :
Ideal height : dogs 43 cm (17 ins) at withers,
bitches 40 cm (16 ins) at withers.
Ideal weight : dogs 11 kg (24 lbs),
bitches 9 1/2 kg (21 lbs).
FAULTS : Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
Automatic translate from inseparabile.com
They come accumunati to the
single Spitz perch, in the time, like these, have endured minimal
variations. The zoologo Alfred and. Brehm gave to the name of CANIS
LUPUS SIMENSIS to their prototype finding some the origin in the
Kordofan to the west of the Nilo White man. From the progenitore
they are differentiates the BASENJI to you (in the zone of the
pyramids and the Congo-Zambia) and CANAAN DOG (Israel). A aura
mystery remains however on the origins and the long history of the
such Basenji to render them, if possible, still devout fascinating.
in the Jason photos in second
with its friend tom both of Paola
in the aspect, the Basenji a dog of light structure, agile, from the
thin, high skeleton on the limbs regarding the length of the body,
lively and intelligent. The amazing thing devout that never does not
bark, but emits a particular outcry similar to one risata. The
rugosa head, sormontata from supported straight orecchie from a neck
DIMENSION, WEIGHT from
40 to 43 cm; until 12 kg.
HAIR And COLOR short
and sericeo, sauro with spots white women and estremit of the tail
white woman: they can be found also subject white man-black and
white man-black focati. From little time in Europe be introduced
also the tigrato cape (brindle): greater definition has the better
tigrato effect verr judged the subject.
step, forehead that is wrinkled for curiosit or interest, small and
erected orecchie, eyes "makes up to you to rimmel", tail rolled up
to ring on the back. Amazing the likeness with the dogs ritratti
from the egizi antichi.
ADAPTED FOR those
who loves the particular one and that they appreciate the
intelligent and cleanest dog.
NOT ADAPTED FOR
those who prefers to pass unnoticed and that they cannot
dedicargli time. For those who they expect a obedient, ready dog to
portargli the slippers.
Requirements it has
need of space, movement and company, loves to be to the sun, does
not love to be single.
CURE this clean race
much and igienista one do not demand particular cures. Normal
vaccinazioni make part of the base attentions that must be turned to
Characteristics if a
large apartment is had an ideal dog for the house: it does not
smell, one cleans up alone like a cat, does not bark like the other
dogs, but ago particular backs, a lot originates them and amusing
how much insufficient; for devout the much silent one and it
reserves this its language at special moments. E' much friendly
CHARACTERS OF THE RACE
intelligent, sociable, affectionate, comunicativo. Not always
DEFECTS he knows
like makes yourself to be worth and not with the testardaggine but
with the gentility. Sopporta the solitudine and pu to be revenged.
those common ones to all the dogs. This race pu to suffer from
the problems deriving from the consanguineit because of the reduced
number of origin exemplary. It is advised lend particular attention
to the origins of the dog (pedigree) and to the place of origin.
approximately 12 years.
The puppys as all
the dogs are full of life and a lot giocherelloni.
in the Biagio photos of Eva_basenji
EVERY DAY ALIMENTARY
REQUIREMENTSES for a subject of 10 kg. 740 calories. It eats
truly of all, much less regarding various dogs than breeds but of
equal ransom. Pu to eat with indifference young sparrows, merlons,
lucertole and quant' other goes it to eat. It succeeds to crush
boneses of any type, also the ill-famed rabbit and boneses pollo.
we thank Warmly www.basenji.it for the photos and
the precious collaboration in the realization of the card