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Treeing Walker Coonhound

WEIGHT: 50 to 70 lbs
HEIGHT: 20 to 27 inches
COLOR(S): Golden rust.
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The Treeing Walker Coonhound is an exceptionally intelligent breed of coonhound that has an excellent nose and strong desire to hunt. They are a medium to large sized dog that almost looks like a large Beagle. They come in tricolors of white, tan and black or brown. They have catlike feet, a deep chest and a long tail. With medium length ears and dark eyes, the Treeing Walker Coonhound charms its way into the hearts of owners all over the U.S. They are very intelligent dogs, and are known for manipulating the environment to serve their needs. Treeing Walker Coonhounds are also very loving and greatly enjoy being near you. Outside or anywhere, however, they are very energetic and outgoing - always ready for a hunt or a scent. When on a scent, they don't bat an eyelash to their owners and simply follow their nose. But they are easy to train, when they listen to the training. Confident, gentle and friendly, the Treeing Walker Coonhound is a breed one won't soon likely forget.


The Treeing Walker Coonhound is excellent at hunting and has great scenting abilities. They have a choppy voice. They are intelligent, loving, eager to please but high strung. They may be very energetic. The Treeing Walker Coonhound is confident and brave, having speed and drive for the hunt. They are outgoing, energetic, and they get along with almost anyone. They are also very gentle, and they like to sleep in bed with you if they can! They are relatively easy to train but stubborn once on a trail. They have been known to manipulate their surroundings in order to accomplish something, such as arranging furniture in order to jump up on something. They are an intelligent breed with excellent problem solving skills. They like to dig if they have something to bury.


The Treeing Walker Coonhound should be occasionally brushed and bathed in order to remove dead hair and dirt. Low maintenance is all this breed requires.


There are no known health conditions particular to this breed.


This breed should be exercised regularly to keep them in shape for hunting, as they have a strong desire to hunt and need the exercise.


When training a Treeing Walker Coonhound one should be very to help them avoid every loophole possible. These dogs can be particularly intelligent when it comes to undermining your command. Learning Rate: High. Obedience - Medium. They are easily trained, yet like any hound, they lose all response to their owners when on a scent. Problem Solving - High.

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