Why Not Visit A Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue For Your New Pet?

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Finding the right dog can be difficult if you are looking for a rare breed.  One of the dogs that are often sought after but hard to locate is the Rhodesian Ridgeback.  While these dogs have been around for hundreds of years many people simply don’t breed them.

Originating in South Africa, these powerful animals have been used for many different purposes.  But finding one that you can call your very own can be a difficult task.  While there are hundreds of dog breeders that produce Doberman’s, Rottweiler’s, and other working breeds.  There are not as many breeding the Ridgeback.

But a great alternative to using a breeder for locating one of these very loyal dogs is a Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue.  These groups are located in almost every state in the U.S. and often have a wide range of dogs with different ages.

So if you are looking for a puppy, these groups can be the perfect place.  There are also many adult dogs that can be found and they too make great pets.  So no matter what size you are looking for, you can probably find the dog of your dreams.

But you might have to be willing to work with the rescue group if you live far away.  They will be able to provide you with pictures of the animal and all the information on your new pooch via the telephone and the internet.

These groups will also work with you in order to have your new pet shipped to you.  While you might have to pay for a plane ticket, this is actually one of the best ways to get your dog.  Driving for long distances with a new dog isn’t something that I would recommend to anyone.  But with a plane ticket in hand you can have your dog zipped to an airport near you in a fraction of the time.

So if you are looking to add a Rhodesian Ridgeback to your family this year, why not look for a rescue group that’s closest to you?  You will find lots of loving dogs that are looking for new and loving homes.

Image via haroldmeerveld at Flickr.com

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