Dogs - Rhodesian
The Rhodesian Ridgeback originated in South Africa, but is
credited to Rhodesian breeders who developed and protected the purity of the
breed. When the breed was first registered with the Kennel Union of Southern
Africa, Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia.
Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppies available.
Situated in Bloemfontein, South Africa. shipped nationally at additional cost.
Inoculated and Dewormed. KUSA registration certificate will be posted. No
breeding restrictions or contract. Microchipped. E-mail or phone Hanna-Mari De
Kock, Breeder, firstname.lastname@example.org
or 0722296662 Posted 19.08.15
Corrie Brown and Erica van der Linde 0164291486, 0824623106 email: email@example.com,
Joubert 0823326294, e-mail:
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Afrikaans folk sometimes call the breed
Early history of dogs
Ridgebacks have a ridge of hair along the top of their
backs that seems to grow in the wrong direction. They are short-coated. Sometimes
a ridgeback is born with no ridge. These puppies should not be bred from as they
don't conform to the breed standard. They make lovely pets though!
A Rhodesian Ridgeback needs a big garden and
lots of exercise. Remember puppies grow quickly! Ridgebacks are hounds
and like to hunt. They have been used to hunt lion and have been called,
"Lion Dogs." A hound will go hunting by himself and disappear, so a strong,
high fence is a must. Training is essential as this is a large, strong
Colour: light wheaten or red wheaten, sometimes with a touch of
white on the feet or chest.
Height: dogs 63 - 39 cms at shoulder, bitches 62 - 66
Luma Zuma belongs to Mr & Mrs J Hennings of South Africa. Check the ridge along the back.
This ridgeback puppy is Luma's son.
don't find many lions to hunt nowadays, so it's important that they get
enough exercise and go for long runs so they stay in peak condition.
Lions used to roam the land in Bible times. Samson
could have done with a ridgeback dog to kill the lion he met, but God gave
him the strength to kill it with his bare hands. Do you know what happened
next? Guess the meaning of Samson's riddle, "Out of the eater came
forth meat, Out of the strong came something sweet."
Answer: A swarm of bees made honey inside the
Judges 14, 5 - 18
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