Different Types Of Coonhounds

Explore the fascinating world of Coonhounds. Learn about the six distinct breeds, their characteristics, and what makes each one special.

Introduction to Coonhounds

Coonhounds, known for their hunting prowess and loyalty, come in six unique breeds, each with its own charm.

American English Coonhound

American English Coonhounds are lean, muscular hunters known for their speed, endurance, and friendly nature.

Bluetick Coonhound

The oldest Coonhound breed, Blueticks are well-muscled, friendly, and excel in hunting with a strong prey drive.

Black and Tan Coonhound

Spirited and affectionate, Black and Tan Coonhounds are sociable hunters with long, drooping ears and a sleek coat.

Treeing Walker Coonhound

Descendants of the English Foxhound, these dogs are loyal, brave, and require regular exercise and mental engagement.

Redbone Coonhound

Known for their athleticism and quickness, Redbone Coonhounds are smart, active, and have a distinct red coat.

Plott Coonhound

Unique for their German origins, Plott Hounds are intelligent, friendly, and excel in bear and large game hunting.

Coonhound Care

Coonhounds require regular exercise, grooming, and ear care to maintain their health and happiness.

Exercise Needs

These scent hounds need 60-90 minutes of daily exercise, making them ideal for active families.