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Description

The Treeing Walker Coonhound has an appearance that falls greatly in line with most coonhounds. Its head is wide with a wedge-shaped muzzle that is somewhat long. This breed’s ears are shorter than average and set above eye level. They eyes and nose are dark in color. The breed has a well-defined stop. Its neck is well muscled and average in length. The neck transitions to somewhat sloping shoulders and a long back. Its chest is deep and the rib cage well sprung. The front legs are straight and the back legs angled. Its tail is long and set above its back. The tail is carried slightly upward. Its coat is short, shiny, and close to its body.

Temperament

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is typically a hunting companion, but also makes a great family pet. It has a gentle nature and is a good companion for children. It also does fine with other pets in its home, including dogs. Although it may act willful at times, this breed is very responsive to training. It learns quickly and loves learning new tricks. The Treeing Walker Coonhound is courageous and is effective as a watchdog.

Height and Weight

Male height: 20-27 inches Male weight: 50-70 pounds Female height: 20-25 inches Female weight: 50-70 pounds

Health Problems

There are no major or minor health concerns for the Treeing Walker Coonhound. This is a very healthy breed.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is most suited for large outdoor environments. The breed will become discontent and highly destructive if it resides in small living conditions, such as a condo or apartment. Environments with cooler temperatures are not the best for this breed.

Exercise

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a high-energy breed that must receive daily opportunities of vigorous exercise to remain happy and content.

Life Expectancy

The Treeing Walker Coonhound has an average life expectancy of 12-13 years.

Litter Size

The Treeing Walker Coonhound has typically 7-8 puppies.

Grooming

Very little attention is required of the Treeing Walker Coonhound’s coat. It should have regular brushing to keep the coat smooth. Washing the coat is only recommended when necessary.

Origin

United States

Group

Hound

Color

The three colors of light brown, black, and white are typical for the Treeing Walker Coonhound. With this color combination, either white or black can be more prevalent.