Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue Information: The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a fierce hunter that also makes a loyal family pet. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are very smart and obedient with firm training. Rhodesian Ridgebacks do not like to be teased by children. Ridgebacks need to be thoroughly socialized with other pets and humans, and may be dog aggressive. Ridgebacks can live in an apartment but these dogs are very energetic and need lots of daily exercise. This is an excellent dog to take jogging.
Rhodesian Ridgeback Trivia: A Rhodesian Ridgeback can keep a lion at bay. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are native to Zimbabwe. Rhodesian Ridgebacks have distinctive ridges of hair on their backs. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are descended from dogs belonging to indigenous South Africans. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are also called African Lion Hounds.