Black and Tan Coonhound Dog

Name:

Black and Tan Coonhound

Country of origin: United States

Weight:
Male 65 – 130 pounds (29 – 59 kg)
Female 65 – 130 pounds (29 – 59 kg)

Height:
Male 23 – 27 inches (58 – 69 cm)
Female 23 – 27 inches (58 – 69 cm)

Coat:
Short, dense and glossy.

Coat Colors:
Black and Tan.

Life span:
10 – 12 years.

Health Issues:
Hip Dysplasia

Dog Breed Info

The Black and Tan Coonhound is a good household dog who likes to spend time with his family. He is gentle, affectionate and friendly with people, eventhough at first it might be hard for him to socialize with strangers. It is a good guard dog who barks with a strong hoarse sound to alert that someone is approaching the house.

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He is a great hunter with a great sense of smell. Due to his developed nose , he might quickly lose concentration while in training; therefore, you should be patient and consistent in that aspect. This specific breed of dogs gets along well with children and may even be friends with cats.

The stamina that makes this breed a great hunter also makes him an excellent companion while jogging or running. According to experts on the breed, they can sing. His strong howling sound may be heard from miles away. Some people might like their singing, except for the neighbors.

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