Is this a Basenji?

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My friend adopted a pup from a family that thought it was a shiba inu, but it's not fluffy at all.
We had never heard of the Basenji until someone mentioned it, so I know nothing about them.

She's about five months, probably 18" tall and a little under twenty pounds.
She's extremely energetic, but can show surprising control especially on command.
She also has a straight tail and barks, a relatively regularly bark.
She also makes a weird high pitch sound when super engaged with certain toys.

She looks like the GIS pictures of a Basenji to me, except for that tail. I was hoping maybe a more experience eye could rule it out or confirm it.

Possible... but very cute... there are many mixes that have "hound" traits

The ears and the sitting posture looks like a Basenji....but the eyes don't seem to have that intense stare that says "I'm the boss, you just don't know it yet..." So cute give her a hug for me.

She is a adorable - does look part Basenji to me.

@weedtrek Possibly Basenji mix, nose looks a bit wider and the eyes are less oval. Could well be a Basenji mix though.

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