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Rhodesian Ridgeback
A.K.A. : African lion dog, African lion hound
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Rhodesian Ridgeback

A.K.A. :African lion dog, African lion hound

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Overview: The Rhodesian Ridgeback is great as a hunting dog, a watch dog, or a family pet. They love children and are always eager to please their owner.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): male: 85, female: 70
Height (in): male: 25-27; female: 24-26
Colors: Light wheaten to red wheaten; nose can be black, brown or liver.
Coat: Short and dense, sleek and glossy in appearance. The hallmark of the breed is the ridge on the back which is formed by the hair growing in the oppositedirection to the rest of th coat, it should be tapering and symmetrical.
Character: Rhodesian Ridgebacks are intelligent and independent. Known for their bravery, they are cautious around strangers and make great watch dogs.
Temperament: This breed requires early socialization with cats and other dogs to prevent later problems. They do well with children, as long as the kids are not too rough. These dogs are reserved around strangers.
Care: The Rhodesian Ridgeback requires occasional brushing. Use a rubber brush to remove dead hairs during times of shedding.
Training: This breed can be somewhat stubborn, so requires a firm and consistent training approach.
Activity: The Rhodesian Ridgeback has a lot of stamina, so he needs a good deal of exercise. Regular long walks are required along with some other outdoor activities.
Health Issue: This breed is hardy and able to withstand dramatic changes in temperature. They may be susceptible to heart disease, dermoid sinus, and cysts.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

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Female Rhodesian Ridgeback

$1,250

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in GREENBRIER, AR, USA

6 Month old show quality female. We are the breeders. We have both the mom and dad. She was the pick of the litter we gave to our daughter. Our daughter moved to New York and...

Merdia
Rhodesian Ridgeback

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$1,500

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in DIVIDE, CO, USA

Beautiful girl. Black nose...Black mask. Sire is Sired by SAF Imports. If at all possible, we prefer you pick your puppy up in person. If that’s not an option, we ship to the...

Ridgeback Girl
Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgebacks

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in BELLEVILLE, IL, USA

Willow is the mom and she is sweet in nature and so are the puppies. These pups are kind, cuddly and loves kiddos. We socialize every pup with other dogs and kids to help...

Litter of 8
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Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies

$1,500

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in CASPER, WY, USA

Family dogs bred for disposition. The puppies in this litter are from AKC registered parents and can also be registered with the AKC. The puppies are gorgeous and enjoy...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback

Litter of 10

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in LEFORS, TX, USA

Litter of 10. 7 girls and 3 boys. Will supply picture upon request. pups will be registered with vet check and first set of shots. We will have a delivery service available but...

Litter of 10
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Jake - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Amherst, MA, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). Jake is a very sweet older dog. He gets along great with other dogs as well as cats but is typically more of a cuddling dog than a...

Jake
Rhodesian Ridgeback

Logan - Rhodesian Ridgeback / German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Long Beach, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / German Shepherd Dog. Logan is lucky to be a #FosterThe4th pup from Long Beach Animal Care Services and Live Love Animal Rescue! My, what big...

Logan
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Chole - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Mexia, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). Chole was brought to LARAS by the local animal control officer, along with her sister Ariel. She is friendly but a little shy....

Chole
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Ariel - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Mexia, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). Ariel was brought into the shelter from Animal Control, along with her sister Chole. She loves to play and does well with other...

Ariel
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Member since: 03/26/2019

Twin Springs Ridgebacks 5 Male 6 Female

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near LANDRUM, SC, USA

Reserve one of our 11 beautiful AKC Ridgeback puppies today. Various colors of wheaten from light to red, with well whorled sharp ridges. Twin Springs Ridgebacks are bred from a...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA LANDRUM, SC, USA

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Member since: 04/12/2019

Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near GREENBRIER, AR, USA

We have Rhodesian ridgeback puppies. AKC, 2 vet visits, dewormed and 1st round of shots. They are socialized and we will ship the puppies. We are located in Central Arkansas

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA GREENBRIER, AR, USA

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Member since: 07/06/2019

Soto039s Ridgies

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near LEFORS, TX, USA

Got some ridgies that are 8 weeks as of 9-10-19 call for more pics or details 806-662-0130

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA LEFORS, TX, USA

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Member since: 10/15/2018

Calidan

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, WA, USA

8408 59th Avenue Southwest

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, WA, USA

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Member since: 11/02/2017

Ridgeback Valley Ranch

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near DIVIDE, CO, USA

We breed Rhodesian Ridgebacks in Divide, CO.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA DIVIDE, CO, USA

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Member since: 09/11/2017

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near NEW MILFORD, CT, USA

We have a litter born August 25, 2017. The puppies will be AKC registered and will have their first puppy shots and be up to date on their worming. AKC Full Reg. Crate and health...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA NEW MILFORD, CT, USA

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Member since: 07/27/2016

RS Ridgebacks in Geneva Alabama

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near GENEVA, AL, USA

I am here a beautiful Ridgeback male or female puppy born Saturday, July 29th and we are ready to go.. Males $800 and females $600.00 each

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA GENEVA, AL, USA

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Member since: 07/19/2017

Pistol Packin Puppies

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near CHARLESTON, AR, USA

Our puppies are home raised meaning they are born and stay in a spare bedroom. They are handled daily and are around other animals and small children. Both the parents are our...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA CHARLESTON, AR, USA

Tags: Ridgeback Arkansas Hunting Dogs Lion Hound Rhodesian Ridgebacks Rhodesian Ridgebacks Arkansas

Member since: 02/12/2016

Shefaf Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near AUGUSTA, GA, USA

Shefaf Ridgebacks, based in Augusta GA. Carefully selected genetic lines imported directly from South Africa, producing active, 1920's standards Rhodesian Ridgebacks.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA AUGUSTA, GA, USA

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