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Animal ID: 14-11-02-00273Brad (male)

Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    My lovable puppy is looking a new loving home. His name is Brad and he is a year old half Rhodesian Ridgeback (African Lion Hound), half American Pit Bull Terrier weighing about 54 lbs. He is extremely gentle, affectionate, and playful. He is also potty trained, obedient and intelligent. He doesn't bark, although he'll whimper if left alone too long. That said; he's a pack animal so needs companionship. This is why he's looking for a new home. My wife and I are away too often. Even though he's so happy to see us when we come home I can tell he was miserable in the home alone waiting for us. He understands boundaries. Upstairs is off-limits ... (Read More)for him and he understands that. African Lion Hounds are too active and energetic to cage up so we don't crate him. Growing up we did keep him in the office at night but he's grown out of his youngster mischievousness. He's neutered and is current on all of his shots and heart-worm medication. He's a perfectly healthy puppy. His favorite toy is a short, knotted rope tied to end of a 6 ft leash. He loves chasing after the rope as the human swings it to and fro trying to keep it away. Brad is extraordinarily acrobatic and will attempt amazing feats of agility to catch that rope (including jumping off nearby fences or trees and even performing aerial twists and back flips!!) He's spoiled. I treat him like a kid, meaning, he's never outside alone for more than 30 minutes or so. He's in the house with the rest of the family until it's time for a walk or park playtime. I'd rather keep him than give him away to someone who will keep him chained up outside alone or caged in a crate. What Brad needs as a new home. 1. Dog loving human companions 2. Active household (like and house-spouse and toddlers or other friendly dogs) 3. His favorite toy (I will provide) 4. A fenced yard is nice but certainly not a deal-breaker if you can commit to frequent walks and occasional park playtime. He likes to chew... big time. He doesn't chew things like furniture, carpeting or walls, just things he can pick up and take back to his bed. So little items within reach like CDS, USB cables, remote controls and shoes could be vulnerable to this little guy, so you would need to 'doggy proof' your apartment until he learns what to chew and what not to chew. This means a bit of patience and understanding is a requirement. He does this only when he is locked in a room or at home too long. Some easy tips to help him with this would be providing him with plenty of exercise, having appropriate chew toys accessible and given lots of attention. Also he learns quickly so prompt yet gentle verbal corrections works like a charm. Brad and I visit the dog park in Springfield Virginia (7550 Reservation Dr.) every Sunday afternoon. If you are interested or know anyone who may be interested in meeting Brad, the dog park is a great way for Brad to show off is interpersonal skills. Spread the word. Reach out to me if you have any questions. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Prince William County Woodbridge, VA MAP IT!

Jared Linder 571-210-0221

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-21-00241Nicholas aka HoneyBear (male)

Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix    Age: Young Adult

    Look at my picture. That was last year. Things have changed. I'm powerful and big and possessed of a soft eye and open heart. I rest on my raised bed and watch time drift by. People come and go '| feeding, watering, cleaning, rubbing my back, petting my head. That's all good. But there's more. I know there has to be more. I'm a year older and wiser. I'm ready for more..

     Animal Location:

Houlagan's Rest
Henrico County Midlothian, VA 23112 MAP IT!

Debbie Jennings (804) 337-1658 (cell)

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Rhodesian Ridgeback in Virginia
    Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs can make good pets in Virginia if they match your IifestyIe. 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.

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    A Rhodesian Ridgeback can keep a lion at bay. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are descended from dogs belonging to indigenous South Africans.

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Loudon County - Middleburg 20118
Middleburg Humane Foundation 540-364-3272

Fairfax County - Centreville, VA 20122
Prevent a Litter Coalition 888-SPAY-4-VA

Arlington County - Arlington 22204
Capital Animal Care 703-486-0303

Arlington County - Arlington VA, Virginia 22206
Animal Welfare League of Arlington 703-931-9241

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Feral Cat Coalition 703-538-1921

Arlington County - Arlington 22207
Metro Ferals 703-528-7782

Arlington County - Arlington 22210
SPAY Inc/SPCA of Northern VA 703-522-7920

Alexandria City - Alexandria, VA 22304
Alexandria Animal Shelter 703-838-4775

Alexandria County - Alexandria, VA 22304
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria 703-838-4774

Winchester County - Winchester, VA 22601
SPCA -- Winchester 540-662-8616

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg 22801
Cat's Cradle 540-438-5222

Harrisonburg County - Harrisonburg 22802
Shenandoah Valley Clinic 540-437-1980

Charlottesville City - Charlottesville 22906
Charlottesville SPCA 804-973-5959

Orange County - Orange 22960
Orange County Animal Shelter 540-672-1124

Fluvanna County - Troy, Virginia 22974
Fluvanna SPCA 434-591-0123

Hanover County - Ashland, VA 23005
Hanover Humane Society 877-463-8837

Goochland County - Crozier 23039
PetFix Coalition 888-PET-FIX1

Louisa County - Louisa, VA 23093
SNAP Louisa (Spay/Neuter All Pets) 540-967-3573

Goochland County - Manakin-Sabot 23103
For the Love of Animals in Goochland 804-342-6975

James City County - Williamsburg, VA 23185
Heritage Humane Society 757-221-0150

Richmond County - Richmond 23220
Richmond SPCA/Robins-Starr Humane 804-521-1300

Chesapeake City - Chesapeake, VA 23321
Meower Power 757-399-0001

Richmond County - Richmond, Virginia 23221
PAL Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond 23221
PreventALitter Veterinary Hospital 804-359-MEOW

Richmond County - Richmond 23231
Richmond HERO 804-788-HERO

Isle of Wight County - Smithfield 23431
Isle of Wight Humane Society 757-357-4214

Virginia Beach County - Virginia Beach 23453
Virginia Beach SPCA 757-739-9306

Roanoke County - Roanoke, VA 24016
Angels of Assisi Spay/Neuter Clinic 540-344-8707

Pulaski County - Dublin 24084
Pulaski County Humane Society 540-674-0089

Floyd County - Floyd, Virginia 24091
Floyd County Humane Society 540-745-7207

Henry County - Martinsville 24112
SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County 276-632-0548

Franklin County - Rocky Mount 24151
Planned Pethood Clinic 540-489-3491

Salem County - Salem, Virginia 24153
Salem Animal Shelter 540-375-3038

Bristol County - Bristol, VA 24202
Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic 276-591-5790

Bristol County - Bristol, Virginia 24203
Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund 276-466-5375

Augusta County - Staunton, VA 24401
Augusta Regional SPCA 540-885-7722

Bedford County - Bedford, Virginia 24523
Bedford Humane Society 540-586-6100

Campbell County - Evington 24550
South Central Spay/Neuter Clinic 434-821-4922

Tazewell County - Falls Mills 24613
Pet Haven Rescue Center 276-326-3483

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