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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 Litter of Puppies for Sale near CORDELL, OK, USA. ADN-275202. Best of the Bunch

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in CORDELL, OK, USA

These three are from a litter of eight AKC registered Rhodesian Ridgebacks. They were born April 19th and are fully vaccinated and looking for forever homes. They are highly...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in FORT MEADE, FL, USA

We have 12 beautiful puppies that were born June 16th. There are 6 males and 6 females. Puppies will be registered with the AKC and come from great parents who were bred for...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for Sale near LEESBURG, FL, USA. ADN-268477. Rhodesian Ridgeback Male Puppy

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$1,600

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in LEESBURG, FL, USA

AKC Registered male puppy available. Born May7th, will be 8 weeks on July 2nd. He is independent and loves cuddles, raised in our home with lots of couch time. This one wont last...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in GENEVA, AL, USA

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog for Adoption near Texas City, TX, USA. ADN-681427. SAKURA - Rhodesian Ridgeback (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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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...

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

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USA HESPERIA, CA, USA

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Member since: 07/05/2021

Kandarin Kennels

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near FORT MEADE, FL, USA

We are a small in-home breeder of purebred Rhodesian Ridgebacks located in central Florida. Our mission is to produce a great representation of the Rhodesian Ridgeback and focus...

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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: 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

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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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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

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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

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USA POWDER SPGS, GA, USA

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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.

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