|Lifespan: 9-15 years
||Litter Size: 7-8 pups
||Weight: 65-90 lbs
||Hair Length: Short
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 65 lbs that can reach 90 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NZKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Rhodesian Ridgeback breed has a typical lifespan of 9 to 15 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Rhodesian Ridgeback should know that the average litter size is between 7 to 8 puppies.
Rhodesian Ridgeback Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
Rhodesian Ridgeback Temperament
Originally bred for fighting lions, the courageous Rhodesian Ridgeback can withstand a harsh desert climate and is unaffected by insect bites. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is extremely loyal and obedient and makes a good guard dog.
hip dysplasia, dermoid sinus, and cysts
Rhodesian Ridgeback Coat
Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Colors
Wheaten-colored dog (degrees of brown or tan ranging in shades from light fawn to mahogany red).
CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NZKC
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