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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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Good with other dogs

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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 MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA. ADN-256496. Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA

Meet Pippi! Pippi is one of my favorites because when she sees me come home to the ranch, she starts yelping and shaking with joy, anxiously awaiting her routine rundown. She is...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA. ADN-255113. Spunky man

Spunky man

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA

This is Spunky Man! Spunky has a very fun and adventurous little personality. He also has a curious mentality and will follow me up most obstacles when challenged on our morning...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA. ADN-255021. Penny

Penny

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA

Here is Penny! Another very sweet and affectionate girl! Penny is very active and quite curious when it comes to free play on the ranch. She has a funny little way of hanging back...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near TRINITY, NC, USA. ADN-254850. 4 puppys for sale week old

4 puppys for sale week old

$1,500

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in TRINITY, NC, USA

two male and two females 2 weeks old now. good color nice ridge getting big, will be posting more picture.

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA. ADN-254605. Socks

Socks

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA

Meet Socks! This is our 2nd biggest male and a huge sweetheart! He also has a very watchful nature and will ponder about new experiences for a little while before diving in like a...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near KENDALL, FL, USA. ADN-254186. Beauty girl

Beauty girl

$1,800

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in KENDALL, FL, USA

AKC registered Rhodesian Ridgebacks, only 4 puppies in the litter, means huge and strong dogs.

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter of Puppies for Sale near OAK GLEN, CA, USA. ADN-253187. Beautiful and Well Socialized Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Beautiful and Well Socialized Rhodesian Ridgebacks

$1,900

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in OAK GLEN, CA, USA

On April 10th, our dam successfully whelped 12 puppies. The sire is also our family pet. All puppies are Red wheaten in color, black noses, and brown eyes. Rhodesians are...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Austin, TX, USA. ADN-662915. Alonso - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption

Alonso - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Labrador Retriever Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / Labrador Retriever. Alonso's foster mom jokes that she should rent him out as a post-break-up dog. She says he's just what you need if you want...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Texas City, TX, USA. ADN-647521. SAKURA - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

SAKURA - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Texas City, TX, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). More Pictures Available: photos.app.goo.gl/h3m295vW6Ae5V8tRA

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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. Our main photo on here is Siggy. Siggy will be bred by SirGood in December and her litter should...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

Tags: Rhodesian Ridgeback California

Member since: 10/12/2020

Beautiful and Well Socialized Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near OAK GLEN, CA, USA

Our two Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a part of our big family (5 kids). Our sire has beautiful AKC champion bloodlines and our dam has a beautiful physique and is also registered AKC...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA OAK GLEN, CA, USA

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Member since: 07/25/2020

The Bell Family Ranch

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near MORONGO VALLEY, CA, USA

All of our Ridgebacks are Champion AKC Linage and are raised with love on a 28 acre family ranch in Southern California. We have had Ridgebacks in our family for many generations...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA MORONGO VALLEY, CA, 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

Tags: ridgeback rhodesian ridgeback

Member since: 02/19/2020

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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

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