The Basenji breed can be prone to:
- Patellar luxation
- Fanconi Syndrome which is a type of inherited kidney disease.
- Congenital haemolytic anaemia¹ which is an inherited disorder where the red blood cells break down.
- Progressive retinal atrophy which is an inherited disorder where part of the eye degenerates and wastes away which can result in blindness.
- Urolithiasis which are stones that form in he urinary tract and can be painful.
Priority Kennel Club health schemes and testing:
None but there are several recommended schemes that the Kennel Club recommends which can be found here.
¹E. Andresan, 'Haemolytic anaemia in Basenji dogs', 1977, Hereditas