2 months ago 2 months ago Awww 15 Interesting Facts About Basenjis by Judy Powell 2 months ago2 months ago Facebook Twitter 4 Attempts to bring the Basenji to Europe failed at first because the imported dogs all died of disease shortly after arrival. The first successful importation occurred in the 1930s both in England and the United States. Credit Judy Powell 2 months ago 5 The Basenji Club of America was formed in 1942, and the American Kennel Club recognized the breed in 1943. Phemister's Bois was the first Basenji registered with the AKC, in 1944. Credit Judy Powell 2 months ago 6 Males stand 17 inches at the shoulder and weigh about 24 pounds, females 16 inches and 22 pounds. Credit Judy Powell 2 months ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.