Rhodesian ridgeback

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Rhodesian ridgeback

a large, very muscular dog with a short, light to red wheaten coat. The distinctive feature of the breed is a band (ridge) of hair over the spine, between the neck and hips, in which the hairs grow in the reverse direction. Called also African lion hound. The breed is predisposed to the occurrence of dermoid sinuses associated with the ridge.
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David Ridley, sitting at Salisbury Coroner's Court, recorded a narrative verdict, but said he would write a report to help prevent future deaths, raising seven points of concern which came to light during the six-day inquest, including the front suspension, lighting, tyre pressures and bolts in Ridgeback vehicles and the wider Cougar fleet.
The Ridgeback Project has been an exciting project for both myself and our marketing department.
The 17 homes, along with 291 finished lots, were acquired from a consortium of banks by Ridgeback Partners.
We are careful that the Ridgeback is not overbred like the German Shepherd, Doberman, and other popular breeds.
Their vehicle, a 20-tonne Ridgeback protected patrol vehicle (PPV), driven by Lce Cpl Ramsden, collided with a 2-tonne Afghan National Police car by the Nahr-e Bughra canal.
Based on the ample size of his brow and the unique feel of his coat, he is probably a mix of the Mastiff and Rhodesian ridgeback breeds.
WRITE TO PETS, SEVEN DAYS, SUNDAY MAIL, ONE CENTRAL QUAY,GLASGOW, G3 8DA (SORRY BUT VIVIAN CAN'T REPLY TO EVERYONE) Someone suggested that I feed my ridgeback from a higher position, instead of the floor, to prevent him from getting bloat.
The bikes area yellow and blue Barracuda, a women's dark purple Ridgeback and a silver and blue Edge mountain bike.
Sergeant Lee Davidson, 32, of The Light Dragoons, died on Sunday after his Ridgeback vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb while patrolling with the Afghan Uniformed Police in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.
Flying instructor Debbie Spalton has spent pounds 6,000 looking for the 11-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback, even calling in video vans used in hunts for missing people.
The client's Rhodesian Ridgeback was purchased from South Side Dogs and has now become a notable participant within agility competitions throughout Connecticut and New York State.
As the Rhodesian Ridgeback, named Tyson, attacked Erfan, last September, at their former Bacton Road home, he and his mother tried to escape into the house.