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Other Names
African Lion Hound, Ridgeback Lion Dog

South Africa, 1800's
Developed South Africa and Zimbabwe by European Settlers. It is descended from the native dogs kept by the Hottentot tribe and were used for an all purpose farm dog. They wer first imported to the United States after WWII.

Guard Dog & Companion Animal

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12 years of age

Weight & Height
64 to 85 pounds & 24 to 27 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Dermoid Sinus

Physical Description
Large, muscular dog that has a poweful back and loins, a deep chest and a long, tapering tail. The head is broad . The ears are drop and the eyes are large, the nose is black

Intelligent & Loyal but must be properly obedienced train as they may be nervous around strangers. This breed does not usually do well with other animals.

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment

Minumum grooming needed

Moderate amount of exercise needed daily

Coat Texture
Short, harsh coat with a distinguished ridge going down the back.

Coat Colors
Red, Wheaten

7-8 pups per litter

Continental Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
National Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
Canadian Kennel Club


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Rhodesian Ridgeback Breeders

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Hillbilly Rhodesians HBR
Location: Plant City, FL
Phone: (813)967-0905

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