Is Rhodesian Ridgeback Right For You?

Is Rhodesian Ridgeback Right For You?

The Ridgeback, singly or in a pack, will silently track the lion to its lair and only on discovery of its quarry will it give tongue; tanatlising, feinting, darting in and out, just beyond the reach of those fearful slashing claws, with the nonchalance of a matador;...
Time to Spay a Bitch

Time to Spay a Bitch

Your neutered Ridgeback bitch suddenly starts ripping at skirting boards and carpets, especially at night. She does this to the point of exhaustion and you have to physically stop her. She shows all the signs of nesting. Occasionally, she is aggressive towards you if...
“Power Steering” for Rhodesian Ridgeback?

“Power Steering” for Rhodesian Ridgeback?

For a very long time now people have used some form of headcollar to lead animals of all shapes and sizes. Often these animals, from horses to cattle, were stronger and larger than those leading them and the headcollars gave people a greater degree of control. Today...
All About the Ridge

All About the Ridge

The defining physical characteristic of the Rhodesian Ridgeback is – what else? – its ridge, which runs down the dog’s spine from just below the shoulders to the hip bone.  The interesting feature about this strip of fur is that it grows in the...

Things To Know About Rhodesian Ridgeback

As the Ridgeback is a special dog, he also requires a bit of special care and training. Here are a few important things to keep in mind when raising a Ridgeback. Personality and Training What works with ordinary sporting or working dogs isn’t right for the...