American English Coonhound

Hound – AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS)


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The American English Coonhound is an affectionate, alert and pleasant dog that gets along well with humans and other dogs.  They are natural hunters, easy to train, and are not shy or timid.  They need plenty of exercise to include running and swimming.  This breed has a deep voice that likes to bay a lot and will wake any nearby neighbors. They are fearless in pursuits, loyal to their masters, and easy going. They do well with children and other pets. They make an excellent American or English hunting partner.

Average Height(“‘s)
Average Weight (#’s)
Notes for owners
Friendly and loyal
Medium/hard Minimal Needs to be exercised.


Relevant Web Sites


AKC Breed Profile


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