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Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback
Origin South Africa
Classification Hound
Height 61-67cm / 24-26in
Weight 30-39kg / 66-86lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Challenging
Watchdog Excellent
Good with Children Yes
Good with Other Animals Medium
Indoor / Outdoor Living Indoor
Grooming Weekly
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Medium

Rhodesian Ridgeback Description

A large, muscular breed of dog with a broad skull and powerful muzzle. Their ears are heart shaped and pendent styled. The tail is strong and tapering. The coat is short and sleek with a distinctive ridge of hair running along the back. They are a wheaten colour.

Rhodesian Ridgeback Character

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a strong, powerful and bold breed of dog. They are a very friendly dog and make an ideal family companion. They are difficult to train due to their independent streak and they do have a tendency to be dominant. The Rhodesian Ridgeback makes an excellent watchdog as they are naturally suspicious of strangers.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.