The Coonhound stands 27 inches tall at the shoulder.
He has a short, sleek black coat with tan markings. There are six types of
Coonhound but only the Black and Tan Coonhound is recognized in Canada and
the United States.
Coonhound is affectionate, good with children, and intelligent. A friendly
and lovable dog, the Coonhound is also powerful, rugged, and tireless when
on the hunt. Because he typically works at night, the Coonhound uses his
voice to attract a hunter's attention once he's treed a raccoon. He has a
loud bark - a quality that may not be appreciated by neighbours! A hunter
at heart, he is not the dog to live with cats. He should also be
socialized and trained early on to discourage a tendency to dig!
a breed for couch potatoes, the Coonhound needs lots of exercise and
attention. He enjoys playing with his people and is unhappy if left alone
for long periods. He makes a great jogging partner and needs an active
owner. The Coonhound is a scent hound and should be kept in a fenced-in
yard to combat a tendency to roam. He is best living on a farm, or in a