The Treeing Walker Coonhound, It is a breed of dog American descendant of the English Foxhound What, It was recognized for the first time as a caste separate varieties of Coonhound year 1945.
The race began when a stolen dog of unknown origin, nicknamed “Tennessee Lead “, He crossed with the dog of Mr Thomas Walker in the 19th century, responsible for importing the Foxhound English to Virginia in 1742.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound, they are extremely fast dogs, Agile and tireless in the pursuit of the trail. They are very vocal, they have a special bark that allows their owners to easily identify their dogs at great distances.
Treeing Walker Coonhound has a powerful and agile body. The height of the males is of 56 to 69 cm and the females of 50 to 64 cm., they weigh between 45 and 50 kg. The ears are large compared to the head. The upper lip hangs below the lower jaw. The Forelegs are long, straight and thin. The layer of hair is smooth and glossy and colors can occur in different combinations of cinnamon and white, black and white. Then, It may be bicolor or tricolor (the tricolour is the color preferred by breeders).
To come in color white and cinnamon, It should never be called “Red”, to distinguish them from the Redbone Coonhound.
While it is very affectionate with people, the right thing for a dog of this kind is to have a life open-air, with full freedom of action, as he suffers much still locked.
Although generally not considered suitable to live in apartments, Treeing Walker Coonhound, It can accommodate home life, where are them many opportunities to exercise outdoors.
In general, they are very obedient (If they are well trained) but at the moment in which crossed them an atractivo… smell is like a Beagle or Basset Hound, they do not already recognize borders. It is essential to a dog of this breed, have serious training to include part of it in an open area, without cars or other potential dangers. This strong instinct of monitoring, is that has made them popular as hunting dogs, We must not forget its nature.
They can be very skilled to capture small rodents such as squirrels, roof rats, Skunks and opossums. Also, of course, as a main feature of the Coonhound, in general, He is known for its ability to draw prey hiding in a tree like raccoons, Wildcats, Pumas and osos…
Generally, they are easy to train, excellent and healthy pets if they are well ejercitados. Education must be constant, because the Treeing Walker Coonhound are extremely intelligent and draw the most gaps in the training regime. In various prove who made scholars of race, tested surprised how these dogs have been able to use objects as levers or tools and, in other cases they have changed the environment to perform a task (for example, move a piece of furniture to ride roughshod over a door).
They are very intelligent and independent, If they get bored or even for pure entertainment will try to steal items from the home that they are attractive, and they hide them somewhere, It will be normal to find treasures hidden for any corner of the House.
It is a splendid companion dog for an owner willing to give it an appropriate exercise. Because this breed requires exercise intense to be commensurate with their level of energy, the Treeing Walker Coonhound may not conform to simple walks in the neighborhood, need to run freely.
Most of Walker dogs are able to jump the fences of 1,8 m, so a security system suitable to our yard will be necessary.
Treeing Walker Coonhound, It is very sweet and loves to be with children, but due to his inexhaustible energy at times, they can be a bit brutos…, because a proper education is needed, to learn to control your body. It is a balanced dog is good with other dogs that can live in the House.