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Thai Ridgeback

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 50 - 75 lbs.

Height: 22" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Eastern Thailand

Also Known As: Mah Thai

Group: Hunting

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting, Watchdog

Exercise Needs

The Thai Ridgeback needs plenty of exercise. These dogs are extremely active and have great jumping ability.

Grooming Needs

Little grooming is needed for this breed. The Thai Ridgeback only needs occasional brushing.


The Thai Ridgeback is an alert, active breed that needs a dominant owner. This breed can be aggressive if not properly raised.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with older children.

Pet Facts

Thai Ridgebacks prefer warm climates. The breed does not tolerate cold weather.