The following are Rhodesian Ridgebacks FAQ also know as frequently asked questions about Rhodesian ridgebacks.
Many Rhodesian Ridgeback Breeders will not provide stud service for fear of losing control over their brand however we provide Rhodesian Ridgeback Stud Services to vetted individuals who are looking to continue this great privilege of owning and breeding Rhodesian Ridgebacks.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks of Texas has Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppies for sale and other Rhodesian Ridgeback Breeders are some of the best places to find Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies. Although it is also important to check Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescues and shelters for adoption.
males range in height from 25 to 27″ at the shoulder, 85 pounds, and females from 24 to 26 inches at the shoulder, 70 pounds, however, we breed our Rhodesians to be on the taller, muscular but lean side.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are good family dogs and this is a well-documented fact. Rhodesian Ridgebacks get along well with other family members of all ages; We have babies, children, adults, and elderly people all under one roof and these Rhodesians are gentle, loving, and interested in all human interaction.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are noted as being one of the smartest large breeds of dogs and are even used as service dogs for the special forces and law enforcement.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are great guard dogs and seem to have an increased level of discernment between what is a threat and what is for example the neighborhood postal services worker.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are noted as having short hair, low dander, and therefore are less likely to cause allergies.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks can be good with cats especially if properly socialized Rhodesians can even befriend cats and protect them.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are good with other animals that are a part of their own family unit. This means they are good with animals they have been socialized with whether that is a cat, dog, rat, turtle, or any other animal in your family.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are noted as being extremely gentle, loving, and inquisitive about children and babies.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks coexist well with other family dogs as well as will protect them from danger.
Like any dog Rhodesian Ridgebacks could be aggressive but are not noted as being predisposed to aggression. In fact Rhodesian Ridgebacks are not naturally aggressive and their temperament usually defaults towards docile and curious.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are extremely easy to train and quick learners. I trained my 12 week old male Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy to ring a doorbell within 10 minutes when he wanted to go outside before we installed a dog door.
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are noted as lion hunters due to the breed being utilized in Africa for assisting hunters in hunting lions. I would not go as far as to say that Rhodesian Ridgebacks are Lion hunters as much as I would say humans are lion hunters and Rhodesian Ridgebacks aim to please their masters.
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