The race began when a stolen dog of unknown origin, apodado «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 search for traces. They are very vocal, they have a special bark that allows their owners to easily identify their dogs at great distances.
The 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, nunca debe ser llamado «rojo», to distinguish them from the Redbone Coonhound.
Character and skills
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, the 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 the moment an attractive smell crosses them... it's 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, possums and skunks. As well, of course, as the main characteristic of the Coonhound, in general, He is known for its ability to draw prey hiding in a tree like raccoons, Wildcats, cougars and bears...
Usually, they are easy to train, excellent and healthy pets if they are well ejercitados. Education must be constant, because the Treeing Walker Coonhound they are extremely intelligent and will make the most of gaps in the training regimen. 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 will hide them somewhere, It will be normal to find treasures hidden for any corner of the House.
He makes a splendid companion dog for an owner willing to give him proper exercise.. Because this breed requires intense exercise to match its energy level, the Treeing Walker Coonhound they can't settle for simple walks in the neighborhood, need to run freely.
most dogs Walker are able to jump the fences of 1,8 m, so a security system suitable to our yard will be necessary.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound, It is very sweet and loves to be with children, but due to his inexhaustible energy sometimes, They can be a bit rough..., 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.
Once attached to the home, it will be very difficult to get our beautiful Treeing Walker Coonhound, out of our beds, the sofa or beside the fireplace. They love to sleep in after a long day, and they are the best companions to watch television.