A.K.A. :African lion dog, African lion hound
Good with other dogs
Good with other pets
Good with children
Good with strangers
|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.|
|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.|
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Female Rhodesian Ridgeback
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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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Jake - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption
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...
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