BREEDING OLD SOUTH AFRICAN BLOODLINES The proper and only 'true type' of any breed is that which most exactly subserves the purposes for which the breed is designed. Any malformation which is likely to unfit the dog for its "uses" is fatal to its being true to type." - The Onlooker 1891 Our breeding program is to keep them TRUE to the African "CHARACTER" and "TYPE" with great temperaments. We only do outcross breeding, with low Coefficient Inbreeding percentages which has proven to give better health.
Ridgebacks are great guardians of farms, they are known to herd cattle and other farm animals. They are excellent for bloodtracking wounded large game.
When trained and socialized from a young age, they have been found to do above average in a number of therapeutic surroundings and search and rescue.
They make great companions, and will prove themselves as loyal, faithful and protective of their people!