About Us

Owner/Publisher, Theresa M. Lyons,

with her faithful companions:

Rhodesian Ridgeback Aussie

(GCH Kimani's Aires Down Under, CA),

French Bulldog Wally

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

and Pointer Gunner

(CH Tahari's Full Metal Jacket, JH, DN, CA).

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. She competes in conformation, coursing, dock diving and will soon be seen in the agility ring with her Champion Pointer.


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, Editor and Art Director for Pointer Points, and a freelance canine photographer and graphic designer.  All have recognized by the DWAA*.


She lives in Bridgewater, NJ and is a member of many organizations, including the Morris & Essex Kennel Club, Western Hound Association of Southern California, Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States and the Pointer Club of America.


Proudly serving four-years active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, Theresa prides herself on integrity, loyalty and being fair. She is currently serving 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.

THE RIDGEBACK REGISTER    ∆    4 LEE PLACE    ∆    BRIDGEWATER, NJ 08807    ∆    908.256.9534    ∆

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