(Redtick Coonhound) The English Coonhound is a breed with a strong, well-proportioned, muscular build. They have a deep chest and their muscles are well-defined. Their loin is comparatively broad and their back is strong and slopes gracefully into the neck. Their broad head features a square-shaped muzzle that is well in proportion to the skull. They have a black nose and their teeth close in a scissors bite. The English Coonhound has a hard, short-haired coat. Coat colors for this breed include blue and white ticked, red and white ticked, tri-colored with ticking, white and black, and red and white. They have a moderately long, high-set tail.
The English Coonhound is an energetic, lively breed. They have incredible stamina and speed, and they are outstanding hunting dogs. As a companion, the English Coonhound is very loyal and devoted to its family. The breed is alert, self-assured, and generally sociable. They are very rarely timid or shy. They are a competitive breed by nature, and while they are almost always good with children, they are often leery of strangers and aggressive towards other dogs. For this reason, the English Coonhound should be socialized at an early age. Because of their propensity to chase after things and follow interesting scents, the English Coonhound shouldn’t be let off its leash in an unsafe area.
There are no recorded health issues or concerns for the English Coonhound. This breed typically lives for 11 to 12 years.
The English Coonhound is said to share the same history as all other coonhound breeds. Most coonhounds (with the exception of the Plott Hound) are descendants of the English Foxhound. The English Coonhound was first registered by the UKC under the name “English Fox and Coonhound”. During that time, the breed was heavily used as a fox hunter. Two coonhound breeds within the English Coonhound category, the Redbone and the Black and Tan, were given separate breed status. All other treeing coonhounds were called “English” after the turn of the century. All of these breeds, including the Bluetick Coonhound and the Treeing Walker Coonhound, were considered the same breed. The only characteristic that separated them was the color of their coat. In 1945, dogs with heavily ticked coats were separated from the English Coonhounds, thus the creation of the Bluetick Coonhound breed. In 1946, the tri-colored hounds earned the name “Treeing Walker Coonhounds”. Although red-ticked dogs are most predominate, tri-colored and blue-ticked English Coonhounds still exist.
The short-haired coat of the English Coonhound is easy to groom and maintain. The coat should be brushed with a firm bristle brush and dry shampooed only as necessary. This breed is a moderate shedder.
The English Coonhound is not suitable for life in a small household or apartment. They are a very active breed indoors, and they are happiest with acreage. This breed needs extensive amounts of running on a daily basis. Without sufficient daily exercise, this breed will become destructive. Because of their propensity to chase and follow scents, this breed shouldn’t be kept off a leash.
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