9 Dog Breeds That Originated In Africa

There are 9 dog breeds that originated in africa

The basenji is a small dog that originated in central africa

Originally bred in southern africa the rhodesian ridgebacks are large and muscular

The africanis is a landrace breed that has been present in africa for thousands of years

The boerboel is a powerful and protective breed that originated in south africa

The sloughi is an ancient sighthound breed that originated in north africa

The azawakh is a sighthound breed that originated in west africa

Although its exact origins are debated the coton de tulear is often associated with an island off the coast of africa

Despite its name the pharaoh hound is believed to have originated in ancient egypt