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Name: Leif
ID: 5525
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 1 yr
Color: Dark red wheaten
Weight: 55 lb/25 kg
Leif is a perfect young male Ridgeback, but on the smaller size. He came from a local shelter as a stray pick-up, but he is very well behaved and seems familiar with being a house dog. He also does well in a crate for a reasonable length of time. Outside, his recall is good. He also does well with other dogs. His only fault is he does not like car travel so he does not need a go, go home. Leif wou  MORE...
Name: Buzz
ID: 5515
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 1 yr
Color: Dark red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Actual DOB: 6/13/2018 Hi there! We are two gorgeous one-year-old Ridgie boys named Woody and Buzz. And just like Toy Story, we want to be friends until the end! Our foster momma said she's never tried to place two pups together before but we *love* each other so much that she wanted to try to see if she could find us a forever home together. Who's looking for an instant Ridgeback family? We are ve  MORE...
Name: Woody
ID: 5514
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 1 yr
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Actual DOB: 6/13/2018 Hi there! We are two gorgeous one-year-old Ridgie boys named Woody and Buzz. And just like Toy Story, we want to be friends until the end! Our foster momma said she's never tried to place two pups together before but we *love* each other so much that she wanted to try to see if she could find us a forever home together. Who's looking for an instant Ridgeback family? We are ve  MORE...
Name: Saber
ID: 5508
Location: OK
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Yellow wheaten, black nose
Weight: 118 lb/54 kg
DOB: 08/07/14 Saber is a neutered 5 year old male. He has had an easy spoiled life filled with soft beds, toys and food...lots and lots of food. Saber was given to Rescue, like so many other Ridgebacks are, when the family's first child arrived. Although, the family said he had always been gentle with the baby. It seemed to be more a concern that a big dog would knock a toddler down. Saber is cu  MORE...
Name: Missy
ID: 5427
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 3 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: 07/14/2015 Missy is sweet but feisty. She is people friendly and does well with both males and females, but a home with a male or no other dogs would be best. Missy is crate trained and learns routines quickly. Missy likes toys and will make a great playmate for children older tha 8 years. As with most of our rescues, Missy needs to complete a group obedience class in order to be th  MORE...
Name: Laney
ID: 5223
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 2 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: 11/06/15 Laney was found as a stray in the country and was in danger of being shot. A kind lady contacted rescue for help. Although not a purebred Ridgeback, Laney's foster thinks this sweet girl is one of the most interesting dogs she has had the opportunity to help. Laney is precious with a great ridge, but her unique feature is that she is a talker. She is still working on her En  MORE...
Name: Woody
ID: 5172
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 6-9 mos
Color: Wheaten, liver nose
Weight: 55 lb/25 kg
DOB: 07/15/2017 For those of you who saw sweet Rascal on the website, Woody is Rascal's brother. Woody is a sweetheart like Rascal. He is a Ridgeback mix puppy with a beautiful ridge down his back to prove his Ridgeback heritage. His looks are stunning with his beautiful eyes and brown nose that blend with his coat. Of course, his foster mom who has had him since he weighed about 7 pounds thinks   MORE...
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Name: Ruby
ID: 5090
Location: LA
Sex: Female
Age: 13 yrs
Color: Dk red/ gray
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Ruby was running with Bennie and found in a park in New Orleans. She is spry for an old dog, and very loving and expressive. Ruby likes to stay outside a lot and makes good use of the dog door. She loves being near people, but does not get overly anxious being alone. This is a grand old lady with a lot of life still in her.  MORE...
Name: Daisy
ID: 4989
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, liver nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
DOB: 09/29/2012 Daisy is a lovely elegant Livernose Ridgeback. She is very athletic and loves to run. She also likes to crash in her crate for a peaceful nap. Daisy is social with people and other dogs. Children must be 11 years or older. Daisy is housetrained and knows some basic commands. However, an obedience class will benefit her behavior and socialization. For more information, complete the   MORE...
Name: Kayla
ID: 4884
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 10 yrs
Color: wheaten with black nose
Weight: 72.7 lb/33 kg
Estimated DOB: 02/03/2008 Kayla is a big girl with sweetness to match her size. She is social and affectionate with people. Kayla is also very friendly and playful with other dogs. She enjoys the outdoors and likes to explore. Kayla has easily learned the routines in her foster home and is now crate trained. She came from a home with older children (7 to 10 years). No Cats please. Anyone who love  MORE...
Name: Annie
ID: 4771
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 70 lb/32 kg
Estimated DOB: 01/15/2014 Meet Miss Annie. She is a beautiful athlete with a sweet temperament to match. Annie is shy at first, but once she gets to know you, she is your best friend and likes to keep you in her eye sight. She does best with women, but she does well with her current foster dad. She loves to run and play with the other dogs. Annie needs an adopter that can provide a very active lif  MORE...
Name: Roger
ID: 4750
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 5 yrs
Color: Wheaten with black nose
Weight: 88 lb/40 kg
Estimated DOB 06/08/12 Roger is a tall (shoulder height about 27 inches)handsome Ridgeback that was found as a stray. He was scavenging garbage cans for food. Roger is initially shy with new people but warms up. He is good with the other dogs at his foster home. I love his playful nature! Roger is crate trained. He does need basic obedience training which is an adoption requirement. Roger would   MORE...
Name: Romeo
ID: 4676
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Red wheaten, black nose
Weight: 60 lb/27 kg
Estimated DOB: 08/11/13 Romeo, Oh Romeo can be heard frequently at his foster home. Romeo is a shy lover, but once he knows you, he enjoys human attention. He does well with other dogs. He really likes playing with other young dogs. Romeo is athletic so he will do well as a running partner. Romeo does need to complete an obedience class which is an adoption requirement. He also needs additional s  MORE...
Name: KayDee
ID: 4492
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 7 yrs
Color: Wheaten with black nose
Weight: 55 lb/25 kg
Actual DOB 11/11/11 Hi! My name is KayDee and I'm looking for a good walking buddy. I'll help keep you fit if you help keep me fit and trim. More than anything I'm looking for a very loving human or humans to adopt me and make me a true part of the family. I come in a small size - about 55 lbs. My feelings are tender, but I can sure do a happy dance when someone gets the leash out for a walk  MORE...
Name: Bear
ID: 3527
Location: TX
Sex: Male
Age: 8 yrs
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 50 lb/23 kg
Estimated DOB: 8/28/2010 Bear is an "Original". He appears to be a Malinois/RR mix. He came into rescue with his mother Winnie who was a Ridgeback. He is small at about 20 inches at the shoulders. Bear is always very busy. He only rests when he is in his crate otherwise he is going full speed. He loves toys and plays non-stop. He loves playing with the bigger dogs, and he thinks he is big. Bear w  MORE...
Name: Sonoma
ID: 2468
Location: TX
Sex: Female
Age: 11 yrs
Color: Wheaten, black nose
Weight: 65 lb/29 kg
Estimated DOB: 12/16/2006 Sonoma is a sweet Ridgeless girl. She looks very Ridgeback, but she came from a shelter so her exact background is unknown. She can be seen in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Sonoma needs to be an only dog. For more information, complete the online adoption application and express interest in Sonoma #2468.   MORE...
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