Basenji Dog Coloring Page

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Sep 16, 2022 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on Feb 26, 2021

Kids will love these free printable basenji dog coloring pages. Basenji dogs are sometimes also called ‘barkless dogs’.

Certain facts related to a basenji dog are that they are ancient dogs who trace their lineage as pariah dogs to hunting dogs. Basenji dogs were originally found in Congo, and with the help of their hunting skills, they were used as hunting dogs to control rodent populations in villages.

Basenji dogs are clever and endearing, which even makes them a good companion. They have flat larynxes and thus cannot bark, which makes them a very quiet breed.

Basenji dogs are independent dogs, and thus it is very difficult to train them. They have a lifespan of around 13 to 14 years.

In countries like Kenya, Basenji dogs are used to lure lions out of their caves. They produce an unusual yodel-like sound when they try to make noise.

Basenjis like to keep themselves clean, and thus owners can find it very easy to groom them. This helpful sheet can be used to help kids with their coloring skills and also learn some facts about basenji dogs.

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