South Africa

There is compelling evidence in the form of image data of rocks (dating from 4500 BC. Er.) Are also found in Egypt. Shows different breed dogs, including lop-eared beagle with a distinct Ridge on the back. The most plausible is the assumption that the dog was domesticated tribes of the Hottentots. Over the centuries, the Hottentots moved everything to the south, in the district of Tanzania, Zambia and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), until they reached the Cape Peninsula, just in time for the time when the Dutch established their settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652. Go to Professor Roy Taylor for more information. Among the animals, who traveled with Hottentots were and their hunting dogs ridged on the back. The first conclusive evidence of the Hottentot dogs are cave paintings at 30 km north of Rusape in Zimbabwe.

Hottentot dogs were significantly less than modern Ridgebacks – a little more than 46 cm at the withers. The dog was described as a terrible establishment with jackal and the body hair on his back, growing in the opposite direction, but at the same time, selflessly devoted person. In what external data Dogs have been improved by crossbreeding with dogs tribe bakalahari having type greyhaunda.Rodeziysky ridzhbekkak breed was officially recognized by the South African Kennel Union in September 1924. The first Ridgebacks outside South Africa have appeared in England in 1928. First fame Ridgeback as a fearless and selfless hunter, but the closer you get acquainted with the owners of this wonderful breed, the more useful qualities they found.