Phu Quoc Ridgeback
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|Phu Quoc Ridgeback|
|Breed status||Not recognised as a breed by any major kennel club.|
|Dog (domestic dog)|
The Phu Quoc Ridgeback is a breed of dog from the island of Phú Quốc in Kiên Giang Province in southern Vietnam. It is one of three ridgebacked breeds,:195 the others being the Rhodesian Ridgeback and the Thai Ridgeback. It is not recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale or any major kennel club.:195
It runs fast, swims well, and can follow either a hot or a cold trail.:195
- Tamsin Pickeral (2014). Dogs Unleashed. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press. ISBN 9781626860681.
- Dog show winner
- "Phu Quoc dog breed selected mascot of 2018 Ho Chi Minh City flower show", Tuoi Tre News, December 14, 2017
- Anusorn Supmannue (transl. by P. Praditbatuga), 1998, Visiting Vietnam's Phu Quoc Island, Rare Insight, March/April 1998; vol 1 no 2, page 12–13.
- Mersmann, R.Ch.E., 1996, In search of the Phu Quoc dog, R.Ch.E. Mersmann, Schardam-Holland 1996, page 33–55.