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Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Rhodesian Ridgeback Information
Name Rhodesian Ridgeback
Other names African Lion Boy, African Lion Girl
Origin Rhodesia & Southern Rhodesia (Now Zimbabwe)
Size Type Large dog breeds
Breed Group Hound Dog Breeds (AKC)
Sighthounds & Pariahs (UKC)
Life span 10 - 12 years
Temperament Dignified, Sensitive, Intelligent, Loyal, Mischievous, Strong Willed
Height Female: 61–66 cm
Male: 63–69 cm
Weight Female: 29–34 kg
Male: 36–41 kg
Colors Light Wheaten, Red Wheaten, Wheaten
Puppy Price Average $900 - $1200 USD
Rhodesian Ridgeback Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Trainability
Shedding
Watchdog
Intelligence Ranking:52
Grooming
Popularity No.41 (2012) No.44 (2011)
Adaptability
Hypoallergenic No
Overview
Rhodesian Ridgeback body symmetry, color is light brown or red, limbs strong and powerful, muscular tail down, action. A stable personality wise, people close to the friendly, bark loud, personality stubborn, body smooth clean, is now very popular family dogs. Shape characteristics of the dog, the most prominent is the hair on the back and other parts of the body hair growth direction along the spine, with short hair, and reverse the growth of. Rhodesian Ridgeback brave struggle of good, strong tolerance, 24 hours of anhydrous could endure, in the interior of Africa to extreme temperatures in hunting can withstand, is a very good hunting dogs. In addition because it can hunt lion, also called lion dog.
Body type
Mature Rhodesian Ridgeback shape symmetry, slightly longer than the height at the withers, but rather coordination. Height: male height of about 25~27 inches 24~26 inches; females. Reasonable weight: male about 85 pounds; bitches 70 pounds.
Coat
Short and thick, smooth and shiny, but neither is woolly, nor filamentous.
Color
Shallow wheat color to red wheaten. On the chest and toes with a small amount of white is allowed, but in the abdomen or above the toes have extra white undesirable.
Temperament
Smart, friendly, stable, little noise, anger when personality stubborn, dogs can become popular family. Be good at hunting lions, also called Rhodesia lion hound this so-called "backs such as sinusoidal breed" is not afraid of fierce beasts hunting, usually three groups together, even five lions can hold. This dog is universal, can be used as hunting dogs, guard dogs, companion dogs and living environment needs to be spacious, active and lively. In 1922, Zimbabwe brava kiln breeding conference, made the robust standards, at the time the largest tendency is to five existing such dogs and form a variety of cooperation. South Africa's hunting large animals the hunter took the dog to the "lion" Zimbabwe. Contrary to the hunter nickname, never use this dog attack large animals the lion, but they are really smell hound hunting large game. The dog bark by attract attention of the hunter, their large size and strength to make it from attack. Because they are loyal and rich feelings, therefore, has not the hound hunting, and only used for dogs and companion dog.
Gait
Trot, the back remains level and pace of high efficiency and big stride, openness and freedom. Forequarters and hindquarters drive coordination, shows power and grace. At chase, rhodesian ridgeback shows high speed running power and endurance.
More info
Rhodesian Ridgeback wiki , Rhodesian Ridgeback AKC , Rhodesian Ridgeback UKC
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