Black and Tan Coonhound
Size: Medium / Large
Weight: 50 - 75 lbs.
Height: 23" - 27"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: CHD; hip dysplasia; ectropion; hemophilia
Also Known As: American Black and Tan Coonhound
Category: Hunting, Tracking
The Black and Tan Coonhound requires regular vigorous exercise. This dog is not suited for apartments, city life or kennels.
The Black and Tan Coonhound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.
The Black and Tan Coonhound is good-natured, intelligent, loyal and mellow.
Compatibility with Kids
Generally good with children.
This extremely rare breed is named for the Chateau Billy in Poitou, France. The breed was nearly extinct after WWII.