Thai Ridgeback Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Thai Ridgeback Puppies and Dogs

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Thai Ridgeback Guide and Fact File

Height: Average male Thai Ridgeback 22-24 inches / Female 20-22 inches

Weight: Average male Thai Ridgeback 40-60 pounds / Female 35-55 pounds

Size of Dog: The Thai Ridgeback is a medium sized breed of dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: FCI Classification Group 5. Not recognized by the AKC.

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Thai Ridgeback originated from Thailand

Exercise Needs: The Thai Ridgeback requires moderate to high amounts of daily exercise

Coat Type: The Thai Ridgeback has a very short coat, most have a ridge running down the back

Shedding hairs: The Thai Ridgeback is a low shedder and sheds hair once or twice per year

Grooming needs: The grooming requirements for this breed are minimal

Training a Thai Ridgeback (Trainability): This breed can be a little difficult to train


Other Names of Thai Ridgeback: Thai Lang-An, The Cart Following Dog, Mah Thai Lang Ahn

Thai Ridgeback Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 12 - 13 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average Thai Ridgeback litter size is five puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Independent, Protective, Energetic, Intelligent, Loving & Confident

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Thai Ridgeback puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Thai Ridgeback dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Thai Ridgeback Puppies and Dogs

Thai Ridgeback puppies and dogs have courageous and independent temperaments. This is a strong, confident dog that should be provided with obedience training from a young puppy. Due to the independent temperament of this breed, training can sometimes be a little slow. The Thai Ridgeback is better owned by an experienced handler who will provide it with consistently firm but gentle training. Once this dog has received adequate training, it will be very loving and affectionate. This breed is very loyal, sociable and dedicated towards its family, and it has a naturally protective temperament and will be eager to guard and protect its family. This breed should be socialized heavily from a young puppy as it can sometimes become overly curious or suspicious of strangers. This is an alert and watchful dog with a bright personality. It makes a good guard dog and a nice family pet when trained accordingly.

Choosing Thai Ridgeback Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Thai Ridgeback puppies grow into medium sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Thai Ridgeback puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. This particular breed is very healthy and doesn't develop major health diseases, illnesses or conditions very often. Many Thai Ridgebacks have a ridge running down their backs, the hair on the ridge grows in the opposite direction to the main hair growth on the rest of the dog or puppy's back. The shape of the ridge can vary between eight different recognized ridge patterns which are saddleback, leaf, bowling pin, violin, lute, arrow, feather and needle. It's through the ridge and the country of origin that the name of the breed developed! This short haired breed requires just minimal grooming.

Thai Ridgeback Puppies and Dogs

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