Black and Tan Coonhound Breed Information
Other Common Names:
American Black and Tan Coonhound
This powerful and muscular breed has the signature coonhound pendant ears. The Black and Tan Coonhound's head is cleanly modeled with an alert and eager expression. The Black and Tan Coonhound's markings are usually symmetrical.
Country of Origin:
The Black and Tan Coonhound originated in the U.S.A.
Black and Tan Coonhounds are 23-27 inches (58-68 cm.)
The Black and Tan Coonhound will weigh 50-75 pounds (45-64 kg.)
Fulfilling their namesake, the Black and Tan Coonhound is black & tan.
The Black and Tan Coonhound's smooth glossy coat requires brushing only as necessary.
Good-natured and determined, the Black and Tan Coonhound is an excellent hunting companion. This breed is better with older children and will be reserved around strangers. The Black and Tan Coonhound will howl if left alone too much; it loves to follow scents and should never be let off a leash in an unsafe area.
Because of its long ears and loose-lidded eyes, Black and Tan Coonhounds may be susceptible to infections. Regular and careful cleaning should be done as a preventative measure. This breed should not be overfed.
The Black and Tan Coonhound's life expectancy is about 10-12 years.
Best suited for country living, the Black and Tan Coonhound requires lots of space for running and roaming and is not suited for apartment life.
The Black and Tan Coonhound is in the Hound Group
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