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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 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: 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: 05/11/2020

Hungry Hearts Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HESPERIA, CA, USA

Extremely charismatic, big beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies coming very soon. Our main photo on here is Siggy. Siggy will be bred by SirGood in December and her litter should...

NEW Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter Coming On 02/09/2021

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HESPERIA, CA, 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: 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

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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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Member since: 02/19/2020

Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HOBBS, NM, USA

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppies coming in beginning of March 2020. ready for their new homes in May or June of 2020. they are hear and are looking for there forever home soon . if you...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HOBBS, NM, USA

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Member since: 07/19/2019

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near CHANDLER HEIGHTS, AZ, USA

Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies available for adoption in May 2020.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA CHANDLER HEIGHTS, AZ, USA

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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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