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Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breed FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breed

This FAQ about Rhodesian Ridgebacks is currently maintained by Richard Gordon, (richard@inte.net) Cindy Tittle Moore, (tittle@netcom.com) Last Update: Jan. 16, 1997

Authors and Sources for This Document:
* Richard Gordon, January 29, 1993, (richard@hounddog.us.udel.edu)
* Cindy Tittle Moore, February 15, 1993, (tittle@netcom.com)
* David Prager, March 15, 1993, (prager@mdd.comm.mot.com)
* Handouts from the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the U.S.

This article is Copyright 1996 by the Author(s) listed above. It may be freely distributed on the Internet in its entirety without alteration provided that this copyright notice is not removed. It may NOT reside at another website (use links, please) other than the URL listed above without the permission of the Author(s). This article may not be sold for profit nor incorporated in other documents without he Author(s)'s permission and is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

-01 Rhodesian Ridgeback: Characteristics and Temperament
The Rhodesian Ridgeback, sometimes referred to as the African ...
-02 How is the Ridgeback around children? Other pets? As a watchdog?
The Ridgeback is an extremely tolerant, excellent companion ...
-03 Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks noisy? Do they have any bad habits?
Ridgebacks tend to bark only when there is something worthwhile ...
-04 Is the Ridgeback a good house-dog?
The Ridgeback is an extremely clean dog with little odor, ...
-05 Are there any special feeding problems with Rhodesian Ridgebacks?
Most Ridgebacks would have to be dead before refusing to eat! ...
-06 How much exercise does a Ridgeback need?
Like any medium-large dog, Ridgebacks need exercise--a daily ...
-07 Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks energetic or hyper?
A young Ridgeback is a very energetic fellow. But as ...
-08 Rhodesian Ridgebacks: Where does that ridge on their back come from?
The Rhodesian Ridgeback's ancestry includes a dog native ...
-09 Were Rhodesian Ridgebacks really used to hunt lions?
Yes, when the breed was imported to Rhodesia, the big game ...
-10 Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks good for general hunting?
Yes. The Ridgeback has been used successfully in hunting bobcat,...
-11 Official Standard For The Rhodesian Ridgeback
The Ridgeback represents a strong, muscular and active dog,...
-12 Rhodesian Ridgebacks History
The Dutch, German, and Hugenout people who emigrated to South ...
-13 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Special Medical Problems: Hip Dysplasia
Ridgebacks can come down with hip dysplasia. As in many breeds,...
-14 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Special Medical Problems: Dermoid Sinus
This condition occurs when the skin is not completely closed along ...
-15 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Special Medical Problems: Ridgelessness
Ridgelessness is not a medical problem per se, but a genetic fault....
-16 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Books
Guide to the Rhodesian Ridgeback. Published by the RRC of ...
-17 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Publications
The RRCUS Annual of Champions_ (a club sanctioned publication). ...
-18 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breed Rescue Organizations
Your best bet is to contact the regional Rescue coordinator for ...
-19 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breeders
* _RRCUS Breeders_: Write to RRCUS, 25198 E. 19th Street, ...
-20 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Breed Clubs
Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United ...
-21 Rhodesian Ridgebacks Selected Other WWW Links of Interest
* Tom Baker's The Visual Ridgeback:...









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