Today, fans of dog breeding is harder than ever to surprise. This concerns, first of all, the most significant range of different breeds of dogs. Dogs the size of a man and a small, easily fits in a jacket pocket, covered with dense and falling to the floor fur or no – for now the dogs in the state is virtually what you want. And many of them fairly long history of occurrence. Yet the Rhodesian Ridgeback – it's an amazing story.
Long since the dogs were companions of the human race, could accompany him on what you want moving and action. And for nations roamed southern Africa became a dog First of all guards and companions in the hunt for wild animals. Guards – because when moving the tribes own dog, but due to our own wonderful sense of smell and hearing, become able to effectively before members of the tribe, to sense the enemy. Assistants – because of their amazing physiological characteristics allowed to enter into battle, even with the leopard. Including the point made in ancient Egypt, wall paintings can be see the dogs with a visible Ridge, through which their own name and lion dogs. PCRM addresses the importance of the matter here.
In general, the only proper because a highly cultural life of ancient Egypt to date, you can let the pure theoretically study the inception of the variety. In general, in the middle of the V millennium bc hunting dogs with a distinct so-called Ridge at mid-back were well known. Continue to learn more with: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Although, understand today's Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies look just is not so, as their distant ancestors who lived in Africa. And all thanks to the long history of confusing crossing of dogs since the mid-17 century, when the African Cape of Good Hope, the Dutch settled. Actually the early emigrants to describe the use of hunting dogs, the local tribes, most of all – Hottentot – always including a description of the band on their backs. The earliest description of a professional breed of lion dogs prepared by a scholar and historian George MakKoulhil in the 19 century. However, its detailed description is not particularly flattering. He imagined that this nightmare on the outer shape of an animal in which some hair on the back of increases in the opposite direction. Average growth data MakKoulhil animals could be described as 45-46 centimeters, that is to say, ancestors of modern Ridgeback were much shorter. Subsequently lvinopodobnye dogs were crossed with , who lived in South Africa, as well as arrive from to rock. Official recognition of this breed acquired a 1900 and the first standard was established in 1922. Today, the club Ridgeback really find in any Western, in principle, and not exclusively European, country, and in addition at the beginning of last century, this breed is said to be very rare, and All, without exception, individuals in Europe, it was possible to count on the fingers of even one hand. For example, the first Ridgeback in Europe came only in 1914, the second – not earlier than 1927. Ridgeback is considered one of the most attractive for breeding. And it can touch as well as rural residents and urban residents. Rhodesian Ridgebacks almost do not get sick, very cushy love seats, and with the – multi-kilometer walk.