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Rhodesian Ridgeback

An adotable dog in Westville, NJ

  • Baby
  • Large
  • Female

Are you my mommy? Hi! My name is Lina, and I am looking for my forever family. My story is not a great one, but I will share it with you. I was born about 6 months ago and I had lots of brothers and sisters. My mom was a pure bred Rhodesian Ridgeback and my dad was a Doberman. We all lived with a man, a very bad man. He wanted my siblings and I to be mean dogs so we could go out and hunt for him. He was so mean and scary and he tried to make us mean and scary. But I am just not brave enough to be mean, and I didn't want to go out and hunt. So, I was able to convince one of my brothers and one of my sisters to stick with me and be good dogs. The bad man decided that the three of us were useless and one day he dumped us at a shelter. The shelter was very crowded and my brother, sister and I were very scared. Then one day someone from Ridgeback Rescue came and said they would take my brother and sister, but not me. You see my brother and sister look a lot like my mom, and I take after my dad. I was so sad and afraid to be left all alone in the shelter, but the next day rescue came back and said they were taking me too! We all went to foster care and we were all taken care of so well, but very quickly my brother and sister found their forever home and I found myself all alone. I am happy for them, but I will admit, I am a little jealous too. How come my family has not come yet? I want to find my forever family. Here are some things you should know about me. I love to snuggle and give kisses, but it takes me a bit to trust people. I do not want my forever family to be like that bad man, I want a family that is kind and patient. I need a family that will teach me how to be the best dog I can be. I need someone who will help build my confidence. I would love to live with another dog because I feel safe around other dogs that I know, but that is not necessary. Most of all I want a family that will love me forever, I just know that with the right family I will grow up to be a happy, confident and well behaved dog! So, the big question is, are YOU that family?


Contact Info


Ridgeback Rescue of the US

Muskegon, MI


Email: [email protected]

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