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Black and Tan Coonhound

Black and Tan Coonhound dog breed guide

Black and Tan Coonhound
origin:United States of America
date origin:18th century
life expectancy:11 to 12 years
classification:Hound
height:58 to 69 cm
weight:23 to 34 kg
exercise: Demandingtraining: Reasonableclimate: Temperatesize: Large
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History [ edit ]

The Black and Tan Coonhound is a north-American breed developed in the 18th century. The Virginia Foxhound, from which he supposedly got its colors, and the ancient Talbot Hound are thought to be its ancestors. Other bloodhounds and foxhounds may be in his bloodline.

The Black and Tan Coonhound is mostly a hunting dog, being able to track a trail in very difficult conditions. He is a valuable help in hunting mammals, even bears and deer, however he is especially good in tracking raccoons, which he can do very swiftly. When this dog trees the prey, he usuall