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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 Puppies

$1,000

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in ALBUQUERQUE, NM, USA

Hello, our family’s RR’s recently had a small, 3 puppy litter. Two of the pups are still available, one female and one male. The female is the smallest of the litter and her...

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppies

$1,000

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in ALBUQUERQUE, NM, USA

Hello, our families RR’s recently had a small, 3 puppy litter. There is one male and one female available. The male is $1400 and the female is $1000 since she is the runt and...

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Lovely Ridgeback Girl Looking for Forever Home

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Monarch is a beautiful, red wheaten liver nose girl with an adorable butterfly shaped patch on her chest. She is very sweet and loving. She has been handled lots from birth and...

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Lovely Ridgeback Girl Looking for Forever Home

$1,100

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Star is a beautiful, red wheaten liver nose girl who is very sweet and loving. She is a stunning red color with a star shaped patch on her chest. She has been handled lots from...

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Gorgeous Ridgeback Girl Looking for Forever Home

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Dawn is a gorgeous, laid back, red wheaten black nose girl who is very sweet and loving. She has been handled lots from birth and has been raised in the home. Both sire and dam...

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Beautiful Strong Boy Looking for Forever Home

$950

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Copper is a big strong boy who is also very sweet. He has had lots of love and attention from birth. He has been handled plenty by children. This sweet has one ear that is...

Copper
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Duma Looking for a Way to Your Heart

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Duma is an incredible sweet boy. He has had lots of love and attention from birth. He has been handled plenty by children. Both sire and dam are on site and are part of our...

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Big Adorable Sweet Boy Looking for Forever Home

$1,200

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Gunner is a big strong boy who is also very sweet. He has had lots of love and attention from birth. He has been handled plenty by children. Both sire and dam are on site and...

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Big Strong Sweet Boy Looking for Forever Home

$1,400

Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy for sale in INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

Tanker is a big strong boy who is also very sweet. He has had lots of love and attention from birth. He has been handled plenty by children. Both sire and dam are on site and...

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6 Males and 2 females still available

$1,000

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter for sale in WILLIS, TX, USA

We have a beautiful litter to offer you. We have a wide range of color from light to dark. Take your pick! We are a large family living in the country who love their dogs. ...

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JASMINE - Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs for adoption in Edmond, OK, USA

Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback (medium coat). All dogs and puppies have: received age-appropriate vaccinations; been dewormed; been spayed or neutered; and if over 6 months...

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Posted Breed: Rhodesian Ridgeback / German Shepherd Dog. My, what big ears you have! The better to listen and connect with you. Our boy Logan loves to respond to language. He...

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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: 04/12/2019

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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

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA GREENBRIER, AR, USA

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Member since: 03/07/2019

Sugar Paws Pups

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

We are dedicated to raising well rounded pups that make excellent pets and companions. Our dogs are a part of our family and get the best of care and plenty of love. We strive...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+1)

USA INDEPENDENCE, MO, USA

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Member since: 10/15/2018

Calidan

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

8408 59th Avenue Southwest

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, WA, USA

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Member since: 11/02/2017

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

Current Ads (1)

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Member since: 09/11/2017

Rhodesian Ridgeback Litter

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...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA NEW MILFORD, CT, USA

Tags: Rhodesian Ridgebacks Connecticut

Member since: 07/27/2016

RS Ridgebacks in Geneva Alabama

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near GENEVA, AL, USA

I am here a beautiful Ridgeback male or female puppy born Saturday, July 29th and we are ready to go.. Males $800 and females $600.00 each

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA GENEVA, AL, USA

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Member since: 07/19/2017

Pistol Packin Puppies

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near CHARLESTON, AR, USA

Our puppies are home raised meaning they are born and stay in a spare bedroom. They are handled daily and are around other animals and small children. Both the parents are our...

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA CHARLESTON, AR, USA

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Member since: 02/12/2016

Shefaf Ridgebacks

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breeder near AUGUSTA, GA, USA

Shefaf Ridgebacks, based in Augusta GA. Carefully selected genetic lines imported directly from South Africa, producing active, 1920's standards Rhodesian Ridgebacks.

Breeds: Rhodesian Ridgeback

USA AUGUSTA, GA, USA

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