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Colkeririn Rhodesian Ridgebacks 

See us featured in the May 2023 edition of Derbyshire Life Magazine.  

Kxoxo I'm Old Fashioned for Colkeririn "Major" bred by Kati Ketonen of Kxoxo Rhodesian Ridgebacks in Finland

Kim and Major - February 2023. Photo: Ruth Downing Rural Pictures

Our website is designed for visitors wishing to learn more about the Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, and for us to share our dedication to our beautiful dogs, past and present. 

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BEST IN SHOW Winner - Gloucester & District Canine Society Open Show 2024 Kxoxo I'm Old Fashioned for Colkeririn JW (Imp Fin) - Major (19 months)


Breed Judge: Bridgette Bodle (Lionsridge)

Group Judge: Helen Mansfield (Shingwidsi)

Best In Show Judge: Jenny Miller (Feorlig)

Colkeririn Rhodesian Ridgebacks

BEST IN SHOW Winner - RRCGB Open Show 2023
Judge Denise Garratt, Caryna

Colkeririn The Sun Runhr - Skye



Bakewell Agricultural & Horticultural Society 2019

Judge Delphine Richards

Ch. Colkeririn Face To The Sun JW ShCM - Seré

Crufts 2018 Junior Warrant Competition Finalist

Colkeririn Face To The Sun JW ShCM - Seré


Colkeririn's Sunlight - Kamba

UK's TOP RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK 2012 and 2011 (joint)

UK CH/AM Grand CH Veldtkammer Assle Me Litely - Rio

We are family focussed Rhodesian Ridgeback breeders who breed occasionally, selectively, and only when we want to add to our family of dogs.  

We health check our dogs for hip and elbow dysplasia, degenerative myelopathy (DM) and juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME), and our foundation has also been tested and cleared for eyes, heart and thyroid. We supported the excellent work and assisted in the research for Early Onset Adult Deafness (EOAD) in the Rhodesian Ridgeback breed submitting results which all came back High Confidence Clear. Good health and exceptional temperament are of paramount importance to us and we only breed dogs who have been health tested with good results and dogs who are exceptional ambassadors for our breed.

Since our move from the USA in March 2011 (where we were known as Blue Sky Ridgebacks) we are proud to announce our UK kennel name Colkeririn Rhodesian Ridgebacks, our affix granted by The Kennel Club, England on June 24, 2011.

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