List of Popular Rhodesian Ridgeback Mixes

The Rhodesian Ridgeback, alternately known as the African Lion Dog, has a muscular, well-built distinguished appearance alongside a loyal, intelligent, confident and strong-willed disposition. This fierce, bold breed has been mixed with a whole lot of purebreds to create several designer breeds.

Rhodesian Labrador

1. Rhodesian Labrador (Labrador Retriever x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

The gentle, loving nature of the Lab, in combination with the headstrong demeanor of the Rhodesian Ridgeback makes it a loyal, protective and affectionate companion pet.

Rhodesian Boxer

2. Rhodesian Boxer (Boxer x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

An intelligent breed, the Rhodesian Boxer is obedient, loving, loyal, gentle and protective. Having two hunting breeds as its parents, it has a strong chasing instinct, also suited for experienced owners only.

Rhodesian Shepherd

3. Rhodesian Shepherd (German Shepherd x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

Coming from two brave and ferocious dogs, the Rhodesian Shepherd is noted for its immense courage, protective nature and strong guarding instincts.

Rhodesian Beagle

4. Rhodesian Beagle (Beagle x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

A medium sized breed, the Rhodesian Beagle could have the erect ears of the Rhodesian or the cute, floppy ears of the Beagle. Its temperament would be gentle, friendly and merry as the Beagle, while it might even inherit the Rhodesian’s protective instinct ands guarding skills.

Mastiff Rhodesian Ridgeback

5. Mastiff Rhodesian Ridgeback (Mastiff x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

They would be courageous, loyal and protective as both their parents, thus excelling to the stratus of a wonderful guard dog.


6. Ridgebacksky (Husky x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

This adorable dog is loyal and intelligent, with a streak of stubbornness like both its parents.

Doberman Ridgeback

7. Doberman Ridgeback (Doberman x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

Sleek and sturdy, the Doberman Ridgeback takes after the boldness and guarding instincts of its parents, making for a perfect guardian dog.

Rhodesian Bernard

8. Rhodesian Bernard

The Rhodesian Bernard is large in size, marked with a gentle demeanor, alongside traits like loyalty, sweetness, and intelligence.

Border Collie Rhodesian Ridgeback

9. Border Collie Rhodesian Ridgeback (Border Collie x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

Highly active and energetic, the Border Collie Rhodesian Ridgeback has a strong chasing instinct like both its parents, also emerging as an efficient guard dog.

Rhodesian Basenji

10. Rhodesian Basenji (Basenji x Rhodesian Ridgeback)

Alert, energetic, curious, loyal and intelligent the Rhodesian Basenji is a perfect companion dog sharing a close bond with its family.

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is also mixed with several other purebreds like Pharaoh Hound, Pitbull, Rottweiler, Golden Retriever, Poodle, Black Mouth Cur, Belgian Malinois, Chow Chow, Redbone Coonhound, Dachshund and Bloodhound to produce interesting crosses.

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