meet theThai Ridgeback


Did You Know?

The Thai Ridgeback has been assigned the Hound Group designation.

The Thai Ridgeback was originated in Thailand, and is considered a primitive breed in it's native country.

Did you know that some Thai Ridgebacks are born ridgeless and or plush coated? Both which are considered pet quality and should be spayed or neutered.

Thai Ridgeback have been recorded in Foundation Stock Service since 1997.

The breed has only four recognizable colors (Red, Blue, Black and Yellow).

Did you know that the Thai Ridgeback was used as a sentry dog, a carting dog, and also used to keep Cobra's at bay? They can and will kill a Cobra.

Thai Ridgebacks have spotted tongues. Some even come with solid black/blue tongues.

From the July 2007 Board Meeting - The Thai Ridgeback was approved to compete in AKC Lure Coursing Events for suffix titles effective January 1, 2008.

Did you know that some Thai Ridgebacks from Northern Thailand are born with dew claws on their back feet?

Did you know that Thai Ridgbacks have been around since antiquity?

Thai Ridgebacks can have up to eight different ridge patterns.

From the May 2007 Board Meeting - The Thai Ridgeback will be eligible to compete in Companion Events effective January 1, 2008.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Blue 037
Red 140
Yellow 232


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code