Thai Ridgeback Breed Profile


The Thai Ridgeback has aáloose-skinned, muscular body. Its back is strong, firm, and covered with dense hair.


Coat colors include: chestnut, black, blue, and silver.


This breed is a good watch, guard and hunting dog, but also makes a nice companion. Tough and active with excellent jumping ability. It is a very active and alert dog but also a bit aloof towards strangers. May be difficult to train.


The Thai Ridgebacks originated from Thailand back in the middle ages. They were known to be outstanding guard dogs due to their very protective nature. The Thai Ridgebacks name comes from the ridge of hair along their back running in an opposite direction.

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