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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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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA. ADN-329770. Max

Max

$1,800

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

Max is the biggest in our litter! He has a red coat with a perfect ridge and zero white on his chest. The most handsome boy ever! All our dogs are AKC registered and vet checked...

Max
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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA. ADN-327513. Green girl

Green girl

$1,800

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

Female Rhodesian Ridgeback with beautiful ridge and red coat. AKC full registration with vet health check and first vaccines. She will be ready for her furever home first week of...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA. ADN-327512. Purple girl

Purple girl

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

Purple girl is so sweet with a beautiful ridge. She does have some excess white on her chest which is reflected in the price. She will be ready to go home in a couple weeks....

Purple girl
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Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter of Puppies for Sale near TRINITY, NC, USA. ADN-325512. blueridgebacks

blueridgebacks

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in TRINITY, NC, USA

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA. ADN-323963. Ridgeback pups

Ridgeback pups

$1,400*

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

Rhodesian ridgebacks with perfect ridges! AKC fully registered with red coats. Check out our website for more photos!

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near TRYON, OK, USA. ADN-323298. AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback

AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback

$1,250

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in TRYON, OK, USA

Absolutely beautiful litter of AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies. Sire and dam are both lovely dark red wheaten. Sire is the son of an African import, dam has multiple siblings...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near NEW CANEY, TX, USA. ADN-318374. AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback Pups Champion Bloodlines

AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback Pups Champion Bloodlines

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in NEW CANEY, TX, USA

Our puppies were whelped 12/29/2021 and will be available to go to their new homes on February 26th. We will post individual puppy pictures in 2 weeks. Both parents have...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Rosenberg, TX, USA. ADN-886032. BOGO - Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

BOGO - Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat).

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Pampa, TX, USA. ADN-906453. Rusty Billy Bong 49064 - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound (short coat) Dog For Adoption

Rusty Billy Bong 49064 - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Pampa, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound (short coat). Shhhh, I don’t come from the land down under but it sounds good! Actually, I’m a homie. It just sounds...

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Member since: 08/04/2021

Desert Oaks Rhodesians

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HESPERIA, CA, USA

New breeder with first litter of Puppies from Liliana and Bruiser coming this week. Both parents are AKC registered and from good bloodlines. Pedigrees available upon request.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

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Member since: 10/26/2021

River Roc Ranch Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near NEW CANEY, TX, USA

Our breeding program was designed to produce a happy, healthy bloodline that excels in field events while ensuring to maintain the AKC breed standard and temperament. We offer...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA NEW CANEY, TX, USA

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Member since: 04/16/2017

RHODESIAN RIDGEBACKS FORT MYERS FL

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near FORT MYERS, FL, USA

I have a litter of Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies born MAY 14TH-2020-3-males-and-2-females-ARE AVAILABLE-BLACK MASK AND RED WHEATEN and the puppies will be ready for their new homes...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA FORT MYERS, FL, USA

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Member since: 05/11/2020

Hungry Hearts Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HESPERIA, CA, USA

Extremely charismatic, big beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies coming very soon. AKC Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy's are expected to arrive 11/13/2021. This litter will be SirGood...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

Tags: Rhodesian Ridgeback California

Member since: 11/07/2021

RioVerde Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

We raise our Ridgebacks in the outskirts of North Scottsdale on horse property. We have three small children that love and play with our furry family. All our dogs are fully...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA

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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

Tags: tsridgebacks NC SC Rhodesian Ridgebacks Ridgeback Puppies rhodesian ridgeback lion hound

Member since: 12/09/2020

Rainier Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near ROY, WA, USA

Raising Rhodesian Ridgebacks in the Shadow of Mt. Rainier in Washington State.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA ROY, WA, USA

Tags: rhodesian ridgebacks washington

Member since: 10/19/2020

Hoyland Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near BOERNE, TX, USA

Litter of 8. 6 Female / 2 Male. Born 10/17. Will be ready 12/12. $1,200. Taking deposits now.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA BOERNE, TX, USA

Tags: Boerne TX

Member since: 08/25/2020

Matriarch Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near THREE RIVERS, CA, USA

Matriarch breeds Rhodesian Ridgebacks for disposition and standard conformation.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA THREE RIVERS, CA, USA

Tags: Rhodesian Ridgeback Ridgeback

Member since: 04/20/2020

Hiwaga Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near POWDER SPGS, GA, USA

We got a surprise litter! and want to find great homes

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA POWDER SPGS, GA, USA

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