This sturdy, muscular dog with outstanding stamina has a symmetrical silhouette with a distinctive ridge on the back. Fast and lively, the Rhodesian Ridgeback is a very harmonious looking dog.
Between 63 and 69 cm (24.80 to 27.17 inches) for the male
Between 61 and 66 cm (24.02 to 25.98 inches) for the female
Between 36 and 41 kg (79.37 to 90.39 pounds) for the male
Between 29 and 34 kg (63.93 to 74.96 pounds) for the female
His coat is light to red fawn and white on toes and chest is allowed.
His short, thick coat is very shiny.
His bright eyes are round and of a color varying according to the color of the coat. His ears are of medium size. His nose is black or brown. His tail is never curled and is slightly tucked up.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 3 and is #146