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Majestic Tree Hound

Size: Large

Weight: 75 - 110 lbs.

Height: 24" - 30"

Life Span: 12 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: United States (1900s)

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

Due to its hunting nature, the Majestic Tree Hound requires daily walks, jogs, romps or play sessions.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

Affectionate, good-natured and easy to train, the Majestic Tree Hound aims to please. The breed tends to get along well with other dogs, as well as cats and other small pets (if raised with them from an early age). While this breed is loving toward its family, it is a fierce hunter and has been known to track bears, lions and other large cats without fear.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

A fairly recent breed, the Majestic Tree Hound was developed by American breeders by crossing European-type bloodhounds and St. Huberts with big game hounds from the American West. These dogs make great pets, but are best suited to households with hunters that will take them on regular trips.

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