This true American breed was created 300 years ago by combining the Bloodhound with the Foxhound. Originally used as a hunting dog, the Black and Tan Coonhound is a quick, active dog with impressive scenting skills. This dog’s long, floppy ears, beautiful black & tan coat, and droopy jowls give it a distinctive, charming look. The Black and Tan Coonhound makes a sweet, loyal family pet and would do well in Large Living Spaces with plenty of room for activity.
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This breed is labeled as “Made in America”. He is a very handsome dog with a dark, rich, and mahogany-red colored coat. Redbone Coonhound’s personality is merry and gentle; he can be the child’s best friend. They usually also get along well with other pets and animals. This breed requires patience and positive reinforcement during training time. They need lots of attention and activities to make them happy because they have a high energy level. They can be stubborn and loud as well, so you can sometimes expect a high barking level. The average weight of the Redbone Coonhound is 45 to 80 pounds, and its size is about 21 to 27 inches.
Coonhound was originally bred in the United States. Their ancestry can be traced back to the Virginia foxhound and the American foxhound. This breed is well-known as a raccoon hunter, but it is also adept in opossum, mountain lion, deer, and bear hunting. Coonhound is very loyal, passionate, and intelligent. They are also well-known as being a friendly breed; however, they can be reserved with strangers. The training with the Coonhound might be challenging because they were bred to work independently, and they seem to be really headstrong. This breed has a high energy level; they require lots of daily exercise. Coonhound’s size is 24 to 26 inches and weighs 55 to 75 pounds.
Mountain Cur is the true All-American Pioneer Dog. This is a fast, extremely intelligent, and great hunting dog with good training instincts. They usually love having a job, and that’s why they are excellent in dog sports. This breed is very friendly with other people, dogs, and animals in general. They make excellent guard dogs; they tend to protect their human family. This breed has a high energy level; they require daily physical and mental activities because they can become bored quickly. The average weight is 30 to 60 pounds, and the height is about 16 to 26 inches.
The Basenji is one of the few breeds in the world that does not bark! Bred in Central Africa to hunt lions, the Basenji makes a sound more similar to a yodel, because of its uniquely shaped larynx. Basenjis have independent and aloof personalities, and make calm, loyal companions. They are a very intelligent breed and are easily recognized because of their tightly coiled tails, wrinkled foreheads, and large, erect ears. Basenjis would do well living in a variety of environments.