Table of Contents
- 1 How big does a black and Tan Coonhound get?
- 2 What does a black and tan coon dog sound like?
- 3 Why do black and Tan Coonhounds have floppy ears?
- 4 Why do black and Tan Coonhounds hunt raccoons?
- 5 When did the black and Tan Coonhound breed?
- 6 What should I do with my black and Tan Coonhound?
- 7 What kind of dog is black and Tan?
- 8 What kind of coat does a coon dog have?
How big does a black and Tan Coonhound get?
A female black and tan Coonhound can grow to be between 23 and 25 inches. A black and tan Coonhound weight can vary as well. Some black and tan Coonhounds weigh anywhere from 65 pounds to a whopping 110 pounds. What Does a Black and Tan Coonhound Look Like?
What does a black and tan coon dog sound like?
One thing hounds are known for is their loud “baying” and Black and Tan Coonhounds are no different. “Baying” is best described as a deep howl and can sound almost mournful, as if they’re crying or wailing. They also have a loud and deep bark.
Why do black and Tan Coonhounds have floppy ears?
One distinct feature of the Black and Tan Coonhound are its big, long, velvety ears. Their floppy ears make the Coonhound even more adorable, but they can also cause some issues. Ear infections are one of the major issues. To try and prevent infection, their ears should be checked and cleaned regularly.
Why do black and Tan Coonhounds hunt raccoons?
The Black and Tan Coonhound came about by crossbreeding the Bloodhound with the Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound for the purpose of hunting raccoons. This makes them scent hounds, so they use their scent to track and hunt. Their strong hunting instinct can take over when they’re outside, which means lots of sniffing on walks.
When did the black and Tan Coonhound breed?
This breed was first recognised by the AKC in 1945. The Black and Tan Coonhound has decidedly American roots.
What should I do with my black and Tan Coonhound?
Black and Tan Coonhounds are a typical hound and love nothing more than to follow a good scent, so a securely fenced yard is essential to keep him from wandering. It is advisable to keep him on a leash when going for a walk for the same reason – one whiff of a scent and he could be gone following the trail.
What kind of dog is black and Tan?
As the breed’s name implies, they are black in color with tan markings. They were officially recognized by the American Kennel club in 1945. The Black and Tan Coonhound is a large, dedicated hunting hound. They have an amazingly sensitive nose, long velvety ears and a friendly gentle disposition.
What kind of coat does a coon dog have?
The coat is coal black with a slightly oily feel, and has rich tan accents including the distinctive dashes above the eyes. The eyes are very expressive and eager, and are hazel to dark brown in color.