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At A Glance


Size: Medium

Weight: 50 - 70 lbs.

Height: 20" - 27"

Life Span: 12 - 13 years

Walker Hound

Also know as: Treeing Walker Coonhound

Group: Hound

Origin: United States

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Hunting

History and Facts: Descended from English Foxhounds, this breed was used for hunting and extreme exercise.

Temperament / Behavior
The Walker Hound tends to be high-strung, exuberant, anxious, active, courageous, loving and eager-to-please.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions. Does well in hot climates.

Special Needs
Exercise: The Walker Hound needs plenty of exercise and room to roam. This dog benefits from hunting and strenuous activity. This dog is not good for apartment or city living. Walker Hounds may take off if kept in a fenced in area.

Grooming: The Walker Hound is easy to care for. The coat requires occasional brushing. This breed is an average shedding one. Bathe only if necessary. Keep ears clean.

 

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