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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 POWDER SPGS, GA, USA. ADN-206511. Ms Pink

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This is a girl with spirit and definitely has tons of personality. great ridge! She is adventurous and gives great kisses.She will be a great running partner. hiwaga20201gmail

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Gainesville, FL, USA. ADN-470079. BATES - Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat). Healthy. Adoptable. Ready to GO! Bates loves yard time! He enjoys running around and playing with the toys in the yard. He plays...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Morton Grove, IL, USA. ADN-467532. Repeat - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound. Say hello to Pete and Repeat! They are super sweet pups who came to us from a fellow rescue partner in Arkansas after they were found...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Morton Grove, IL, USA. ADN-467531. Pete - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / Hound. Say hello to Pete and Repeat! They are super sweet pups who came to us from a fellow rescue partner in Arkansas after they were found...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Landenberg, PA, USA. ADN-462655. Faith - Rhodesian Ridgeback / Boxer (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / Boxer (short coat). Introducing FAITH! Faith came to us from a multi pet, multi generational household - She has lived with other dogs, cats...

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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...

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USA LANDRUM, SC, 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...

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Hungry Hearts Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near HESPERIA, CA, USA

Extremely charismatic, big beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies coming very soon. Will be expecting the bundle of joy's in August 2020. Mom is 85 lbs red wheaten /blk nose and...

NEW Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter Coming On 08/26/2020

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USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

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Member since: 04/12/2019

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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

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Hiwaga Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near POWDER SPGS, GA, USA

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

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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...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near CHANDLER HEIGHTS, AZ, USA

Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies available for adoption in May 2020.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Calidan

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, WA, USA

8408 59th Avenue Southwest

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Ridgeback Valley Ranch

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near DIVIDE, CO, USA

We breed Rhodesian Ridgebacks in Divide, CO.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA DIVIDE, CO, USA

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Member since: 09/11/2017

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near NEW MILFORD, CT, USA

We have a litter born August 25, 2017. The puppies will be AKC registered and will have their first puppy shots and be up to date on their worming. AKC Full Reg. Crate and health...

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