Black and Tan Coonhound
The Black and Tan Coonhound is a hunting dog by nature and will track his prey until it is found. Always eager to please his owner, the Black and Tan Coonhound is obedient and a hard worker. This breed can handle a wide variety of terrains and is a popular hunting dog due largely to this fact.
The Black and Tan Coonhound as his name would suggest is black and tan with a short coat. This dog breed is often used to hunt raccoons, which again, can be appreciated due to the breed name. This large dog stands approximately 23 to 27 inches tall at the shoulder.
When not on the job, the Black and Tan Coonhound is friendly and playful. When having received the right amount of training, this dog will be as obedient in the home as he is on the trail. This is a family dog who loves to have constant companionship. As a hunter, the Black and Tan Coonhound craves daily exercise and likes a good run whenever possible to fit one in. Daily walks are important and appreciated by the Black and Tan Coonhound.
Grooming the Black and Tan Coonhound is not too timely a task. This breed has a short coat which does fine with a brushing each week. The Black and Tan Coonhound is laid back in the home and gets along well with other dogs, especially other hound dogs. This dog breed makes as fine a companion as he does a hunting dog.
Whether you wish to get a Black and Tan Coonhound for hunting purposes or simply as a new addition to the family, you will be choosing a dog with an even temperament and obedient nature.