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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 HENDERSON, TX, USA. ADN-416747. 10 Rhodesian Ridge back puppies

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10 Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies 6males and 4females 6weeks on 06/30/22 -3precious puppies have no ridge&will be discounted! liver nose puppies available! All...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near SAN ANTONIO, TX, USA. ADN-411542. Daisy

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Female pup ready for a new home. She’s 5 months old and about 50lbs.

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Born in the Adirondack Mountains, these ridgebacks are 'old school' style of the breed. I have owned both the Sire and Dam since puppies. OFA excellent hips/Elbows, DNA tests....

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At FreeWill Rhodesiains our focus in on producing quality Ridgebacks true to type and standard that can preform the original duties the breed was originally bred to preform. Our...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter of Puppies for Sale near OAK GLEN, CA, USA. ADN-395334. Beautiful and Well Socialized Rhodesian Ridgebacks

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Our dam successfully whelped 10 puppies 5/13/22! Everyone is beautiful and healthy. 6 boys and 4 girls. Pups adult coat color will be medium to dark red wheaten. Pups will be...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near The Woodlands, TX, USA. ADN-1023729. Coby - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). Please contact Cullum for more information about this pet. Coby is a purebred Rhodesian Ridgeback with all the typical traits;...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Rosenberg, TX, USA. ADN-1022475. BOGO - Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat). Bogo is going to make somebody the best friend ever someday! He loves attention and likes to stay right by your side to give you...

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat). Please contact Ed (edmstcweb), (562) 716-9878 for more information about this pet. Beautiful and really sweet young girl about...

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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! Our sire has a beautiful red coat and weighs about 90lbs. He’s a bit more stocky than the average Rhodesian...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near LANDRUM, SC, USA

Reserve one of our 15 beautiful AKC Ridgeback puppies today. International championship bloodline, deep red wheaten, with well whorled sharp ridges. Twin Springs Ridgebacks are...

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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...

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USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

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West Kentucky Ridgeback Kennel

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near MAYFIELD, KY, USA

At West Kentucky Ridge these puppies and dogs, alike, are born to the most loving home any dog could ask for. Our dogs, live with us, eat with, travel with us, and work alongside...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA MAYFIELD, KY, USA

Tags: RR Rhodesian

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

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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...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HENDERSON, TX, USA

We have two grown Rhodesian Ridgebacks that have been raised with and in our family of 3girls!:) We love and trust these dogs!

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA HENDERSON, TX, USA

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Located on the beautiful Central Coast of California, we have loved Rhodesian Ridgebacks all our lives. We have been ridgeback owners for years and have recently decided to share...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Sycamore Ridge Kennels

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near CHOUDRANT, LA, USA

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Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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