Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks High Maintenance?

Rhodesian ridgebacks are known for their loyalty, affection but they can be high maintenance. They are large dogs that require a lot of exercise and attention. They are highly devoted to their families and love to be with their owners all the time. They like to be indoors with you and outdoors to you. This … Read more

Do Rhodesian Ridgebacks Smell? | What You Need to Know

Ridgebacks do not normally smell and are usually clean dogs. If you do notice a strong smell coming from your Rhodesian Ridgeback it is usually because they have rolled in something. Regular grooming, including brushing and bathing, can help keep your dog smelling fresh and clean. It’s important to ensure that your dog’s ears are … Read more

Are Rhodesian ridgebacks velcro dogs?

Rhodesian ridgebacks are loving dogs that like to be close to their owners. Ridgebacks are not velcro dogs because they like their independent space. They will want to spend as much time with you as possible, wanting to know where you are and where you are going. They are also independent and will follow their … Read more

Are Rhodesian ridgebacks good guard dogs?

Rhodesian ridgebacks are fantastic guard dogs. They are highly protective of their property and family and will bark when strangers approach. They are alert, confident, independent and will quickly react if something sees out of place. They are large dogs that can physically intimidate intruders. My ridgeback is incredibly protective of any house we move … Read more

Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks Smart?

Rhodesian ridgebacks are highly intelligent dogs that are adaptable, can problem solve and have high levels of emotional intelligence. They are highly attuned to the emotions of their family members and can be sensitive if they are in trouble. I have had 14 years of experience caring for my ridgeback and can tell you that … Read more