Striving for correct, healthy, performance-driven, versatility

Useful Links

Ridgeback Related Links

The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States
Rhodesian Ridgeback Health and Genetics
Rhodesian Ridgeback Health Survey  ~~  Extremely Important for anyone who owns a Rhodesian Ridgeback
Fit or FAT? Is your Ridgeback overweight?

Is the Ridgeback the Right Dog for your family?

Rescue Information

Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue Inc  ~~~  Application for Adoption

Canine Activities/Events

American Kennel Club
AKC Lure Coursing 
Rally Obedience
Canine Good Citizen
STAR Puppy Program
American Sighthound Field Association  ~~  ASFA Official Entry Form
Large Gazehound Racing Association  ~~  Official Entry Forms
Barn Hunt Association

Training Links

Academy of Dog Training, Newark, DE  ~~  Accredited trainers
Dog Owner's Training Club of Maryland
Maui Meadow Farm (Canine/Equine Swim Therapy)

Polite Pooches ~~ Accredited Trainers, Forest Hill, MD

Health Links

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Canine Health Information Center
AKC Canine Health Foundation
Penn Hip
MSU Thyroid Testing
Degenerative Myelopathy Information
Spay and Neuter Information

Importance of Trimming Dos Nails

Lure Coursing / Clubs - Northeast Region

Coursing Hounds Association of the Mid-Potomac
Sight Hound Organization of Tidewater
Hanover Lure Coursing Clubs
Lehigh Valley Coursing Club
Greater Valley Forge Rhodesian Ridgeback Club
Jersey Rag Racers Whippet Association


Springtime Inc (Dog, Horse and Human supplements)
The Honest Kitchen (Freeze Dried Raw Food)
Raw Feeding ~~ Myths Debunked
VetriScience Canine Multivitamin  ~~ Vetriscience for Seniors
Sources for Finding Raw Dog Food

Raw Feeding Miami (great variety of raw meat shipped to your door)

Primal Pooch - List of Raw Dog Food Suppliers and getting started feeding raw

My Personal Favorites for Canine Gear

Collar Addict - Quality handmade leather collars and slip leads (Made in the USA!)

Chilly Dogs - Canadian Company that makes coats that fit our Ridgebacks

RuffWear - Performance outdoor gear including shoes, collars and packs

J&J Dog supplies - Equipment for agility, obedience and outdoors

Big Barker Dog Beds - Hands Down some of the best beds on the Market!

Orvis - Hunting & outdoor gear, personalized collars, gates, beds and furniture. High quality!

Other Links

Pet Edge
Revival Animal Health  ~~  Canine Single Dose Vaccines

Thank You!

I have come into contact with many folks on my journey of the Ridgeback breed, and the dog-show world. So this section is reserved for those who have helped me along my way... in no particular order...


Bonnie Johnson, Shabani Ridgebacks, Massachusetts

Deb and Tom Adams, Orangewood Ridgebacks in California

Susan and Chris Morrill, Intrigue Ridgebacks, NC

Lyn Valvivia, Manzanita Ridgebacks, California

Edith Mrak, Keniba Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Texas

Marie Glowdowski, Zareba Ridgebacks, Michigan

Elaine Hudson, Cynara Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Oklahoma

Desiree Beauchamp, Horizon Dog Training, Greenville, SC

Matthew Valdivia, TX

Mary Phelps, California
Darcy Willson, NC

Bonita Snodgrass, Bwana Kennels, Alabama

Mary Powell, Majuna Ridgebacks, South Carolina
Sue Campeau, Suddanly Basenjis, North Carolina

Donna Richards, TnT Whippets, North Carolina

Karen Gamble, RRRI, Southern Region

Nicole Tate, Ridgeback Rescue

Amy, Jean, Skip, & Terry from Canine Playtime, NC

Robert & Catherine LeBlond, Highveld Ridgebacks, South Carolina

Donna & Carl Lawson, for letting the HRA use their land, Michigan

Barbara Turpin, Of Course Rhodesian Ridgebacks, BC, Canada

Cammay Jones, Regiment Ridgebacks of Colorado

Bonnie Louden, Pennsylvania

Jennifer Price, Mwenjie Ridgebacks, New Jersey

Julie Cramer, Benridge Ridgebacks, New Jersey

Karen Calabrese, Cobriza Ridgebacks, New Jersey

The staff at Academy of Dog Training, Newark, DE

Kathy Worley at 4Paws Training Center, Forrest Hill, MD

Kathy Forthman of Polite Pooches

The members of the Northeastern Maryland Kennel Club

Lisa Hoffman, County Line Ridgebacks