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Black and tan coonhound
Estados Unidos FCI 300 - Large-sized Hounds

Perro negro y fuego para la caza del mapache

The Black and tan coonhound they are very vocal and ladradores and, they tend to howl frequently.

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History

The black and tan dog for raccoon hunting is a breed of dog used especially to track raccoons. It is a cross between Bloodhound and the Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound (“Large-sized Hounds”).

The Black and tan coonhound It is one of the oldest breeds that exist in America. It is considered that its origin is in the old packs of Fox Hound Cross with Bloodhound they were imported from England in the 17TH century.

The Black and tan coonhound is a descendant of dog Talbot (extinct race), It was in medieval England from the 11th century. His ancestry is, years. At that time, drawn through the Bloodhound and the Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound.

The Black and tan coonhound it is the only one of the six races of the group “Coonhound” (hunting dog breed belonging to hounds) officially recognized by the American Kennel Club.

In 1945 the Black and tan coonhound was recognized by the American Kennel Club.

The Redbone Coonhound and the Plott Hound since then they have been recognized in the miscellaneous class. The other three varieties of Coonhound are the Bluetick Coonhound, the American English Coonhound, and the Treeing Walker Coonhound.

Physical characteristics

The standard of the Black and tan coonhound mark that your weight is 29 to 59 Kg. Y, the height at the cross of 58 to 69 cm..
Its pelage is short, dense and glossy. Their brand of black colour and fire are similar to the Dobermann and the Rottweiler, but with key differences that, It doesn't help to distinguish it from other races. The most prominent are the ears and long tails, and his strong bark, like no other. The eyes are Hazel color, throwing more dark in some cases.

The legs are long in proportion to the length of the body, that is very muscular and thin, males tend to be more bony than females.

The size of the litter of a Black and Tan Coonhound dog round the 8 Puppies. Y, the life expectancy of this breed is of 10 to 12 years.

Generally healthy, but there is some risk of the Hip Dysplasia, ear cancer and other ear infections and eye problems.

Character and skills

The Black and tan coonhound achieves its objective by guiding itself only by smell, What makes it also efficient to find deer, bears, Pumas and other pieces of hunting, although in many countries this type of hunting with dogs is restricted.

The general impression is the of the power, agility and alertness, with the ability to quickly drop to the ground and move down with powerful rhythmic strides. It also, every dog has his own voice, recognisable for their owners from a great distance.

The Black and tan coonhound he is a gentle dog, adaptable and worthy to be loved. While adapt very well to different environments of life, This dog will be very happy when you can do the work for which has been raised.

Thanks to its amazing sense of smell, is a dog that easily distracted, he is obedient but if any trail crosses his path he will go after him… Reason why, they are dogs that require a constant and patient training.

Although most of the Black and tan coonhound they are dogs trust, balanced and sweet temperament, puppies need a fair amount of encouragement to build their confidence, especially, When living in the interior of a home as pets. You can have despanzurrado and happy on the sofa, If and when, It gives you a lot of exercise, years. At that time, they enjoy the company of their human family.

The Black and tan coonhound, It may seem cautious or nervous in the presence of strangers or unfamiliar dogs, but if they are well socialized from puppies there will be no problem, they are dogs bred for hunting and working group.

The Black and tan coonhound he is better known as "raccoon hunter", but she has also been used successfully for hunting other animals such as the bear, the deer, the Fox and the mountain lion – even on difficult terrain. Since, It is a dog that supports well the rigors of winter, as well as intense heat.

The Black and tan coonhound it is a breed that tends to drool a lot, This is a feature that can be problematic. This race is not very appropriate for someone who is looking for a quiet dog, like all Coonhound, they are very vocal and ladradores and, as well, they tend to howl frequently. They are effective in warning their owners when a stranger enters the courtyard, the appearance of the dog at that time may seem threatening, but it is not likely to bite or attack unless smell the real danger or feel threatened.

Despite being a dog that is not often seen in urban areas, they enjoyed much popularity in rural areas. It is said that a Coonhound they are found on the porch of most rural homes in the United States, more than any other race. While it is not a statistical fact, his place in the AKC registered breeds list that ranks as one of the most popular races.

It is the image that has inspired the character of Pluto, the companion of Mickey Mouse.

Characteristics "Black and tan coonhound"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Black and tan coonhound" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, you must take into account his character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, their care and if you have small children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Images Black and tan coonhound

Videos of the black and tan dog for raccoon hunting

Type and recognitions:

  • FCI CLASSIFICATION: 300
  • Group 6: Scent hounds, and related breeds
  • Section 1.1: Large-sized hound-type dogs.. Without working trial..

Federations:

  • FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , UKC

  • FCI standard of the breed "Black and tan coonhound"

    FCIFCI - Black and tan coonhound
    Dog

    Alternative names:

      1. American Black and Tan Coonhound (English).
      2. Chien noir et feu pour la chasse au raton laveur (French).
      3. Schwarz-lohfarbene Waschbärenhund (German).
      4. Coonhound preto e castanho (Portuguese).
      5. Black and tan coonhound, perro negro y fuego para la caza del mapache (español).
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