English Coonhound
Redtick Coonhound

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English Coonhound
Redtick Coonhound
American English Coonhound

United States, 1800s.
They were selectively bred in Virginia, Tennesee and Kentucky.
Said to be decended from English Foxhounds
The Coonhounds were bred for rougher terrain to hunt Foxes and Raccoons.

Companion, Racoon Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 11 -12 years of age

Weight & Height
40 to 65 pounds & 21 to 27 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems

Physical Description
Medium to large dog with a deep broad chest, skull is slightly domed with ears being hung low. Muzzle is square and of good length.. The eyes are wide apart and dark in color. Tail is set high

Alert, Social with people and other dogs. Usually good with children but may prefer older children to younger ones. They are excellent energetic hunters and love to please.

The English Coonhound needs firm consistant training to prevent future behavioral problems.

Living Conditions
No recommended for apartment living. They should be kept at a home with lots of space.

Fairly easy to maintain. Brush as needed as they do shed and only bathe when necessary.

Needs regular exercise or acitivy , these dogs can become destructive if not exercised properly. They should never be allowed off leash as they will follow their nose and run off.

Coat Texture
Short to Medium hard coat.

Coat Colors

Red tick

Blue tick

Tricolor tick

Black White

Red White

7-10 pups are usually born per litter.
Need to be socialized while young or they could be reserved with strangers as adults.

United Kennel Club


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English Coonhound Breeders

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