At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 50 - 75 lbs.

Height: 23" - 27"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Black and Tan Coonhound

Also know as: American Black and Tan Coonhound

Group: Hound

Origin: France

Today's Role: Hunting, Tracking

History and Facts: This extremely rare breed is named for the Chateau Billy in Poitou, France. The breed was nearly extinct after WWII.

Temperament / Behavior
The Black and Tan Coonhound is good-natured, intelligent, loyal and mellow.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
CHD; hip dysplasia; ectropion; hemophilia

Special Needs
Exercise: The Black and Tan Coonhound requires regular vigorous exercise. This dog is not suited for apartments, city life or kennels.

Grooming: The Black and Tan Coonhound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


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