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Phu Quoc Ridgeback Association


Established in 2017, the Phu Quoc Ridgeback Association is an international organization created in an effort to protect, preserve, and promote the Phu Quoc Ridgeback breed as it continues to integrate into North America. As we work towards breed recognition in the West, we strive to consistently uphold high standards of health, temperament, and structure for the benefit of the breed and the passionate individuals with whom they share their lives.

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About The Breed

Phu Quoc Ridgebacks are known for their intelligence, athleticism, and loyalty – traits that helped them develop and thrive alongside island natives. Now, they are capturing the hearts of breed enthusiasts the world over.

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Looking For A Puppy?

Here's what a prospective buyer should know.

Breed Standard

"The Phu Quoc Ridgeback is a medium-sized dog with a square-built body. The body is well-built for speed and endurance. Clean, powerful, and muscular with a ridge on the back, the Phu Quoc Ridgeback is confident with agility, swimming, and climbing."

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