Fanconi syndrome (not to be confused with Fanconi anemia) is a syndrome of inadequate reabsorption in the proximal renal tubules of the kidney
Hemolytic anemia (aka Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency) has been nearly eliminated from basenjis. DNA testing is available.
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a group of genetic diseases with degeneration of the retina, causing progressive vision loss and eventually blindness.
Persistent Pupillary Membrane (PPM) When a puppy is born the embryonic membranes cover the eyes. When these membranes do not disappear they become known as PPM
IPSID is a type of inflammatory bowel disease which results in the dog not being able to utilize and absorb nutrients correctly from food.
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficient (EPI) is the inability to produce the enzymes needed for digestion.
Hypothyroidism and other thyroid disorders can affect the basenji.
Hip dysplasia is a hereditary condition in which the hip socket is badly formed.