Do Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs Get Along with Other Dogs?
Looking to get a Rhodesian Ridgeback and need to know if Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog can be aggressive towards other dogs?
According to pet experts, Rhodesian Ridgeback Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of dog breeds that get along with other dogs.
Already have a canine? If you are aiming to bring in another dog to your existing family, you'll like to get a dog that mixes well with others.
There are pet dogs that are friendly with humans but that does not always imply that they are friendly with other pet dogs. Hence, it is important to learn more about the breed's personality and traits when picking the perfect addition to the family.
It makes sense - if you want several dogs in your household (and we can't condemn you if you do!), of course, you would want them to harmonize.
Here are a few breeds that are known to mesh with other dogs and considered dog friendly breeds.
Top 5 Dog Friendly Breeds
2. Bernese Mountain Dog - A dog breed that is calm, sensitive, and is good with other family pets. They are also exceptionally good with young children and strangers.
3. Golden Retriever - With their glossy golden-colored coat and their lovely nature, the Golden Retriever is one of the most sought-after breeds and they are very friendly with everyone and that includes dogs, cats and other animals.
4. Havenese - These dogs are very lively and affectionate towards well, pretty much everyone which does include other dogs and non-canine pets.
5. Beagle - This sturdy little hound dog with its love for great outdoors is more than happy to be around people and just about everyone. It loves companionship of both humans and other dogs. When socialized early, beagles are fantastic around other non-canine pets too.
Rhodesian Ridgeback Information
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is the hound group's answer to a somewhat protective dog. Not only is it a keen and versatile hunter, but it is a loyal guardian. It is good with children, especially protective of those in its family, but it is sometimes overly boisterous in play for small children. It is strong-willed and powerful; some can become domineering. It is reserved with strangers and can be aggressive toward strange dogs and animals.
What to do if you lose your Rhodesian Ridgeback
If your Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Contact the local vets to see if someone has handed in your missing pet.
4. Telephone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Rhodesian Ridgeback
If you find a Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must contact your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.