Treeing Walker Coonhound
With their signature long ears and medium square muzzle that is slightly tapered with flews, the Treeing Walker Coonhound somewhat resembles a Basset Hound. With straight forelegs and sloping muscular body, this elegant hound is agile and keeps its tail held high.
Country of Origin:
The Treeing Walker Coonhound originated in the USA.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are 20-27 inches (51-69 cm.)
Treeing Walker Coonhounds weigh 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg.)
Treeing Walker Coonhounds come in tri-color(black white and red) or bi-color.
An average shedder, the Treeing Walker Coonhound requires brushing only as necessary. This breed's ears should be checked regularly for any signs of infection.
High strung and anxious but excellent with children and at tracking, this breed is highly trainable and thrives on pleasing its owner. Though primarily a hunting dog, the Treeing Walker Coonhound makes an excellent family companion and gets along well with everyone. For a Treeing Walker Coonhound, working is more like sport and they enjoy it thoroughly.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are generally healthy with no major hereditary problems.
The expected life span of the Treeing Walker Coonhound is about 12-13 years.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not suited for indoor life; they are too anxious to sit around indoors all day. This dog breed loves sunny climates and is a natural born hunter that might roam. Treeing Walker Coonhounds have no traffic sense and should therefore be kept in a safe enclosure.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not recognized (Hound)