How to Discipline a Rhodesian Ridgeback | Tips and Techniques

Positive reinforcement is one of the most effective methods for disciplining a Rhodesian Ridgeback. This involves rewarding good behavior with treats, praise, and attention and ignoring any unwanted behaviour. When your Rhodesian sits on command, reward them with a treat and lots of praise. When they whine, jump or bark, ignore the behaviour. When they … Read more

Are Rhodesian Ridgebacks Good Off Leash? | Insights and Tips

Ridgebacks can be trained to be good off leash after they are 2 years old. They have a strong pray drive and an independent personality so can often choose to ignore you if something more interesting is happening. Ridgebacks can run towards other dogs, smells and animals if they are not well trained. Obedience is … Read more

Are Rhodesian ridgebacks good for first time owners? (My advice)

Ridgebacks are fantastic dogs and I have owned mine for over 14 years. They are known for their loyalty to their family and protective nature but these dogs are not for everyone. They are high energy, need consistent training and regular socialization with people and other dogs. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a large and muscular breed … Read more

How to stop a ridgeback puppy from biting | 7 Simple ways

Ridgeback puppies are busy, excited, fun and happy pups. Like all puppies they will go through a phase of biting when they play. They will eventually grow out of this phase if you set the right boundaries, train them in basic obedience and socialize them well. This article will explore how to stop a ridgeback … Read more

Are Rhodesian ridgebacks easy to train?

Rhodesian ridgebacks can be challenging to train as they are independent, strong willed and like to follow their instincts. Training them from when they are a puppy to learn basic obedience and commands is essential. They thrive on positive reinforcement so lots of treats and toys will help you to train them. I have found … Read more