Owner/Publisher, Theresa M. Lyons,

with her faithful companions:

Rhodesian Ridgeback Aussie

(GCH Kimani's Aires Down Under, RN, CA, CGC, TKN),

French Bulldog Wally

(CH Floresta Ramnes and Justice for All, CGC, CA, TKN)

and Pointer Gunner

(CH Tahari's Full Metal Jacket, JH, RN, NA, NAJ, NF,


Theresa M. Lyons has been involved in the sport of dogs since 1990 and has bred, owned, co-owned, shown and championed multiple Ridgebacks as well as co-owned multiple Top Ten, Westminster and Best in National Specialty Show winners. Currently she is co-breeding, owning and showing Ridgebacks under the Lyonnese prefix. She competes in conformation, coursing, dock diving, agility, obedience and rally.


Over the years, she has attended many Hound, Sporting and Working dog seminars and National Specialties. Theresa enjoys researching pedigrees, health and breed cultures. She has judged multiple Sweepstakes in the U.S., including regional specialties.


A professional graphic artist and talented dog photographer, Theresa founded the award-winning* Ridgeback Register magazine in 1995, and made it synonymous with eye-catching design, stunning photography and quality journalism. She published her final issue in 2018 in an effort to pursue judging status.


Theresa is also the creator and designer of the 365-day Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue Calendar, which has been produced since 2000. She is the Art Director for Sighthound Review and Whippet Review, past Editor and Art Director for Pointer Points, and a freelance canine photographer and graphic designer.  All have been recognized by the DWAA*.


Proudly serving four-years active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, Theresa lives in Bridgewater, NJ, is married with three adult children and is a member of many organizations, including: the Princeton Dog Training Club, Western Hound Association of Southern California, Plainfield Kennel Club, Pointer Club of America as well as the Dog Writers Association of America and the Alliance of Pure Breed Dog Writers. She is currently serving a second term as a Board of Director for the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States.


*Dog Writers Association of America: Ridgeback Register – Best Breed Publication Winner  / Sighthound Review – Best Breed Publication Winner / Pointer Points – Best Club Publication Nomination / 365 Ridgeback Resuce Calendar – Best Calendar Winner



The Ridgeback Register is for anyone who cherishes this majestic hound breed,

whether you are a prospective puppy buyer or a long-time fancier.

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