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Plott


plott 2017
Suited For Apartment Living
Suited For First Time Dog Owners
Sensitivity Level
Ok To Be Left Alone At Home
Deals Ok With The Cold Weather
Deals Ok With The Hot Weather
Affectionate With Family
Children Friendly
Friendly With Other Dogs
Strangers Friendly
Shedding Amount
Drooling Potential
Easy To Groom
General Health
Potential For Weight Gain
Size
Easy To Train
Intelligence
Potential For Mouthiness
Prey Drive
Likely To Bark Or Howl
Wanderlust Potential
Energy Level
Intensity
Exercise Needs
Playful
Dog Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height1 foot, 8 inches to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight40 to 75 pounds
Life Span12 to 14 years
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Basenji


basenji 2017
Suited For Apartment Living
Suited For First Time Dog Owners
Sensitivity Level
Ok To Be Left Alone At Home
Deals Ok With The Cold Weather
Deals Ok With The Hot Weather
Affectionate With Family
Children Friendly
Friendly With Other Dogs
Strangers Friendly
Shedding Amount
Drooling Potential
Easy To Groom
General Health
Potential For Weight Gain
Size
Easy To Train
Intelligence
Potential For Mouthiness
Prey Drive
Likely To Bark Or Howl
Wanderlust Potential
Energy Level
Intensity
Exercise Needs
Playful
Dog Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height1 foot, 4 inches to 1 foot, 5 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight22 to 24 pounds
Life Span10 to 12 years
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Conclusions after the Plott vs Basenji comparison



1. Which of the two dog breeds, the Plott or the Basenji, adapts better for apartment living?



The Basenji is better suited for living in an apartment than the Plott.


2. Is the Plott better for first time owner than the Basenji ?



Plott is as better suited for first time dog owners as the Basenji. Even a first time dog owner will find it easy to handle any of these dog breeds!.


3. Is the Plott better for first time owner than the Basenji ?



The Basenji is more sensitive than the Plott


4. Which of these two dog breeds, the Plott or the Basenji, is dealing better with being left alone at home ?



The Plott and the Basenji are at the same level!


5. Is the Plott coping with the cold weather ? What about the Basenji ?



The Plott can handle cold weather well enough. The Basenji, on the other hand, does not!


6. Is the Basenji doing better with the hot weather conditions ? What about the Plott ?



The Plott and the Basenji are at the same level regarding the hot weather tolerance!


6. Is the Basenji doing better with the hot weather conditions ? What about the Plott ?



The Plott shows his affection through his behaviour all the time. The family where this dog lives will surely fell this dog's affection. The Basenji has a problem with showing his affection. That does not mean it does not love its family, but shows it a bit less than the other dog breed in this comparison.


7. Is the Basenji ok at accepting other dogs around it than the Plott ?



The Plott and the Basenji tolerate other dogs about the same level!


8. Is the Basenji ok to be left alone, around children ? Is the Plott more children friendly as a dog breed ?



The Plott behaves properly around children. The Basenji does not like children too much around him and it is better to keep a Basenji away from children!


9. Is the Basenji tollerating strangers ? Are strangers a problem for the Plott ?



The Plott is calm and tolerates strangers quite well. In the opposite way, the Basenji is not too fond of strangers and we bet our money that it is better to keep an eye on Basenji while strangers around your home!


10. Drooling... Is the Basenji drooling more than the Plott ?



The Basenji drools a lot and will surely make his presence felt around your house. If you prefer a less drooling dog breed, the Plott is ideal as a not so drooling breed!


11. Does the Plott shed a lot in comparison to the Basenji ?



We can say that both Plott and the Basenji shed about the same amount!


12. Talking about dog size: should you go for a Basenji ? Is the Plott a better idea regarding size ?



The Plott is larger than the Basenji as size so you will need more space both inside and outside your home for this dog.


Plott Dog Breed Description


Description

The Plott Hound is a breed which is moderate in size. Their bodies are muscular, and their coats are short, smooth, and shiny. While the ideal coat color is brindle, some of these dogs may also have coats which are buckskin or blue. When the Plott Hound is active, it will hold its tail high. This breed has long ears which are sizeable, and the back legs are powerful and well defined. It is the back legs that give this dog a large amount of power and agility. In addition to this, the Plott Hound has webbed toes, and this allows it to excel at swimming.

Country of Origin: United States

Temperament

The Plott Hound is an excellent pet. It is reliable and intelligent, and it can learn things within a short period of time. It enjoys being around children, and this makes it a great dog for families. However, this breed was developed to hunt, and is proficient at this task. They will display large amounts of bravery during the hunt, and it will engage a large boar or bear. The Plott Hound has a voice which is distinct from other hounds. It must be socialized while it is a puppy, and these dogs are that they are prone to drooling.

Health Problems

This breed enjoys eating extensive amounts of food. Unfortunately, this could lead to it developing gastric torsion, which can be dangerous. These dogs should never be exercised right after theyve finished eating a sizeable meal. Other than this, the Plott Hound is a healthy breed. They have a maximum life expectancy of 14 years.

Exercise

It is important for owners to make sure these dogs are given large amounts of exercise. They were bred to hunt, and have large amounts of energy that must be harnessed. While owners will want to let them run freely, this should only be done in a safe area. These dogs will run off in the direction of a scent, and it will be hard for you to catch them. These dogs are not good for apartment dwellers, and must have a large amount of space.

Special Grooming Needs

The Plott Hound has a coat that is simple to care for. Owners will want to make sure dead hair is taken off the coat, and the ears should be checked for signs of infection. If they have just come back from a hunt, owners will want to check the nails to make sure they arent damaged.


Basenji Dog Breed Description


Description

The Basenji is a small breed of dog. They weigh between 22 to 26 pounds, stand 16 to 17 inches in height. Looking at them you can see that they are a very unique breed. They have athletic bodies with almost no fat on them, which creates a very elegant appearance. They have smooth shiny coats, which include colors such as: copper, red, back, tan, brindle, and almost any combination of those colors, and they usually have white faces. They have long legs that seem almost too long for their small bodies. Basenjis have very unusual howls, but do not bark.

Basenjis originated from Egypt over 5,000 years ago and they are descendants of the long since extinct Congo Dog. They were first brought to Europe in the 1930s, but due to a rise in popularity, they are now found worldwide. They are used in the United States mostly for companionship but are often found in Africa to aide in hunting.

Also Known As

African Barkless Dog
African Bush Dog
Ango Angari
Avuvi
Congo Dog
Zande Dog

Temperament

Basenjis are a very demanding breed and must be given a good deal of attention. They are very energetic, often even overly hyper and are very curious. Owners often have problems keeping their Basenji at home. They are patient with children of young ages, and do well with other dogs, often forming bongs with them. They are not recommended for households with cats or other smaller pets. The breed is easy to train but needs to be rewarded for their efforts in order to reinforce their learning.

Health Problems

Basenjis are prone to Fanconis Syndrome, which causes problems with the kidneys. This problem can prove to be fatal if not treated immediately. They are also commonly afflicted with eye problems and intestinal problems, so owners are required to regulate their diets to avoid these problems.

Exercise

Basenjis are extremely active, indoors and outdoors. They must be exercised outside daily and need a good amount of playtime indoors as well. Basenjis love to run and play games but it is necessary that when you Basenji is playing off of his or her leash that they cannot escape. Curiosity sometimes gets the best of Basenjis and they will be quick to run after anything that catches their eye.

Special Grooming Needs

Very little grooming is required for a Basenji. Basenjis have unique grooming habits that are very similar to that of a cat. A Basenji knows when they need to be groomed and will bathe his or her self. Basenji very rarely shed, if ever. Because of their unique coat this breed is great for people with allergies.

Basenji Dog Breed Description
Description

The Basenji is a small breed of dog. They weigh between 22 to 26 pounds, stand 16 to 17 inches in height. Looking at them you can see that they are a very unique breed. They have athletic bodies with almost no fat on them, which creates a very elegant appearance. They have smooth shiny coats, which include colors such as: copper, red, back, tan, brindle, and almost any combination of those colors, and they usually have white faces. They have long legs that seem almost too long for their small bodies. Basenjis have very unusual howls, but do not bark.

Basenjis originated from Egypt over 5,000 years ago and they are descendants of the long since extinct Congo Dog. They were first brought to Europe in the 1930s, but due to a rise in popularity, they are now found worldwide. They are used in the United States mostly for companionship but are often found in Africa to aide in hunting.

Also Known As

African Barkless Dog
African Bush Dog
Ango Angari
Avuvi
Congo Dog
Zande Dog

Temperament

Basenjis are a very demanding breed and must be given a good deal of attention. They are very energetic, often even overly hyper and are very curious. Owners often have problems keeping their Basenji at home. They are patient with children of young ages, and do well with other dogs, often forming bongs with them. They are not recommended for households with cats or other smaller pets. The breed is easy to train but needs to be rewarded for their efforts in order to reinforce their learning.

Health Problems

Basenjis are prone to Fanconis Syndrome, which causes problems with the kidneys. This problem can prove to be fatal if not treated immediately. They are also commonly afflicted with eye problems and intestinal problems, so owners are required to regulate their diets to avoid these problems.

Exercise

Basenjis are extremely active, indoors and outdoors. They must be exercised outside daily and need a good amount of playtime indoors as well. Basenjis love to run and play games but it is necessary that when you Basenji is playing off of his or her leash that they cannot escape. Curiosity sometimes gets the best of Basenjis and they will be quick to run after anything that catches their eye.

Special Grooming Needs

Very little grooming is required for a Basenji. Basenjis have unique grooming habits that are very similar to that of a cat. A Basenji knows when they need to be groomed and will bathe his or her self. Basenji very rarely shed, if ever. Because of their unique coat this breed is great for people with allergies.
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