Treeing Walker Coonhound

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Treeing Walker Coonhound
Treeing Walker Coonhound
Not from the FCI recognized
Origin :

United States

Withers height:

Male: 56–69 cm.
Bitch: 51–64 cm


Proportional to size

Breeding standards:


List of domestic dogs

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is not from the FCI recognized dog breed in the United States belonging to the Coonhounds is counted. The breed is recognized by the AKC and UKC and is part of the Hound Group by both clubs .

The Treeing Walker Coonhound, a descendant of the English Foxhound that Thomas Walker introduced to Virginia in 1742 , was not recognized as a separate breed until 1945. He kept the appearance of the progenitor Bloodhound . He is a medium to large (up to 69 cm, 32 kg) dog for raccoon hunting. A legacy of the Bloodhound, its ears are large, pendulous, and lobed. The fur is short, smooth, dense, two- and three-colored. The dog is a hunting dog on raccoons (raccoons) and possums used.

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