When does a Rhodesian Ridgeback shed the most?
The amount of Rhodesian Ridgeback shedding can vary depending on whether the dog lives inside or outside; drooling isn’t an issue. These dogs have short-haired, glossy coats. “Indoor” RRs will shed a little bit all year long–while RRs that live outside will have heavier shedding periods in the spring and fall.
Is the Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog a clean dog?
The Ridgeback is an extremely clean dog with little odor and minimal shedding. Its short, dense coat sheds little. In general, a Ridgeback kept indoors sheds a little all year round, whereas an outside one will experience seasonal shedding.
Why does my Rhodesian Ridgeback keep drooling?
And a RR almost never drools. If your Rhodesian Ridgeback is drooling excessively, it may be a sign of a medical issue, in which case a veterinarian’s care is needed.
What kind of eyes does a Rhodesian Ridgeback have?
The head of the Rhodesian Ridgeback is broad, with a long and powerful muzzle. Eyes should be round, bright, and of a color that complements the coat of the dog. Dogs with black noses should have darker eyes, while dogs with liver or brown noses are permitted to have amber-colored eyes.
Do you know the habits of a Rhodesian Ridgeback?
Teaching them early on that guests and other dogs are welcome will help them be more welcoming later on in life. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is particularly noted for aggression towards other dogs, and it’s never to early to help them overcome this. Ask your breeder if your puppies will get an chances to meet other dogs before they come home with you.
Where did the Rhodesian Ridgeback get its name?
Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a breed of dog known for the line of fur that trails down their spine, giving them their name. Perhaps lesser known about them is that they originated in Africa to be hunting dogs used for hunting lions and other large prey.
Who is the author of the Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog?
About the author: Michele Welton has over 40 years of experience as a Dog Trainer, Dog Breed Consultant, and founder of three Dog Training Centers. An expert researcher and author of 15 books about dogs, she loves helping people choose]
When to start training a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy?
When you bring your Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy home, give them a few days to settle, then leap straight in with teaching them good behavior. Our Puppy Training Guides include lots of helpful information to get you started.