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Rhodesian Ridgeback Information

Rhodesian Ridgeback breedA native of South Africa, the Rhodesian Ridgeback was bred as a hunting dog in the wilds. With this pedigree, this dog is an excellent hunter and also a fierce protector of family. He is even tempered and dignified, and while he is reserved with strangers, you’ll find he is quite affectionate toward those he loves.

As far as appearances goes, the Rhodesian Ridgeback is a strong, muscular breed with a glossy fur ranging from light to red wheaten. He does well with positive, firm training and gets along great with children and other pets.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 0in - 2ft 3in     Weight: 70-85lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 13 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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