They bit one of the pets, a large Rhodesian ridgeback, and lunged the other dog along a … *The lower pass rates suggests these breeds are less stable and more reactive. “About five, six coyotes came after the dog. Officials said the two adults killed Sunday had attacked two big dogs on leashes -- extraordinarily rare behavior -- that left a 100-pound Rhodesian ridgeback with wounds that … A breed originally bred to hunt lions, the Rhodesian Ridgeback possesses a bite force of 224 PSI, just slightly beneath the … Would love to hear about your experiences with them in Africa. They use them in Africa to decoy big game such as lions. old Rhodesian Ridgeback female that I am getting ready to start on coyotes. I agree with you totally, I have a 9 mo. Kill coyotes is a best solution so no more coyotes in future. Earlier this month, Tega Cay set out five traps after a man and his two Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs encountered a coyote. The ridgeback lost a … Coyotes killed after S.F. Renet Farthing’s husband had just set out to walk their Rhodesian Ridgeback offleash in Riverbend Tuesday evening when a pack of coyotes appeared. His dogs are big: a Labrador-Chesapeake Bay retriever mix and a Rhodesian ridgeback, a breed developed to hunt lions in Africa. Let’s consider the record of fatalities by dog bite over a 13 year period covering 2005-2017. The Ridgeback fits in a class all his own. Our neighbor’s cats are missing. Our pet dog of 9 years was attacked, killed and dragged off by a coyote within 5 minutes of our dog going out and within 10 feet of our door. Interestingly, 90.9% of Staffordshire Bull Terriers passed this test.. To confuse the issue even further, German Shepherd Dogs passed this test 85% of the time and Rottweilers passed 84% of the time. SIZE: i feel an average dog to be on equal terms with a coyote if the dog is 20-35% heavier, so a 40 lb coyote would be a match with a 48-54 lb dog, but that’s just an average dog, some breeds like a jack russel/labrador mix could be the same weight could give a coyote a run for its money, or a fit dog could weigh the same as the coyote and win. Though the breed is known for being standoffish and aloof, aggression does not run in its nature. Renet Farthing’s husband had just set out to walk their Rhodesian Ridgeback offleash in Riverbend Tuesday evening when a pack of coyotes appeared. She obviously took off, everything happened so fast,” … They are fast, agile, super trackers,with lots of stamina and brains. The "attack" on the Rhodesian ridgeback, whether or not it was really leashed, was a … Ann says: September 18th, 2009 at 1:59 pm. The coyote behavior was absolutely normal for a pair defending a den. “About five, six coyotes came after the dog. _____ One of the dogs was bitten in the back , the dog’s owner said. Any coyotes sighted near homes or in the city should be shot.