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Rhodesian Ridgeback

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Sonstraal Somali
Sire :- Kwekwe Kimoru of Sonstraal     Dam :- Ch Mangwee Messina
BREEDER :- Miss S Rossiter & Mrs A Fox. OWNER :- Miss S Rossiter & Mrs A Fox.

A strong muscular hound, active and capable of great endurance. Original use was to hunt Lion so he likes to work with his master. The distinctive ridge of hair along the back is a feature of the breed. Exercise is a must. The coat should be short dense, sleek and glossy.
Colours are light wheaten to red wheaten

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the show ring The ridge Light - Ch Zougani Zapella
F. Ch Jespah Alekzandr of Janak
M. Zougani Arista

See breeder Zougani

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This breed has Kennel Club Challenge Certificates at most Championship Shows.

UK & Irish Clubs

Update Club Name Contact Phone number Homepage Email
2002 Rhodesian Ridgeback Club
of Great Britain
Mrs J Maitland-Jones 01873 890378 ? ?
2002 Rhodesian Ridgeback Club
of Scotland
Mr R Mason 01577 830233 ? ?
2002 Midlands & Northern
Rhodesian Ridgeback Club
Sheila Firth 01457 872520 yes yes


D. 63-69cms = 25-27"
B. 61-66cms =24-26"

UK & Irish Breeders

AFFIX In Blue means pups available
update Affix Breeder Telephone Area Email Homepage
2002 N'KUNDE Jacqui Cook 0044(0)1482 893322 E. Yorkshire yes yes
2002 MANGWE J.Baldwin 0044(0)01423 564809 Harrogate, England yes yes
2002 JANAK Wilf & Elizabeth Webster 0044(0)1246 854542 Chesterfield ? ?
2002 HARAMBEE Janet Nolan 0044(0)1458 250572 Langport ? ?
2002 ZOUGANI Mrs E Nelson Coign Na Fearn
Mid Barrwood
G65 0EP
No No
2002 SONSTRAAL Miss & Mrs Rossiter
& Fox
Petersmuir House
EH41 4JR
No No
2002 MONDURI Mrs Chris Nuttall 0044(0)1616433108 Manchester yes no
2002 BOYSACK Lorna McAdam 0044(0)1592 722642 Fife, Scotland yes none

Stud dogs

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Interesting Sites, Foreign Clubs and breeders

update Affix Breeder Telephone Area Email Homepage
2002 Rhodesian Ridgeback- Liver Tobias Strandh, ? Sweden yes yes
2004 DATABASE Peter Rost n/a UK no yes


HD risk is low at average score of 12 total (1999)
Dermoid sinus

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