How much does a coon dog cost?

How much does a coon dog cost?

The average price for a Redbone Coonhound puppy is between $500.00 – $800.00 per puppy. However some breeders may charge more or less.

Are coonhounds still used today?

The coonhound was originally bred as a hunting dog, known for its ability to track raccoons, bears, mountain lions, and other animals. However, coonhounds are now kept as pets by many people, and few are still used as hunting dogs.

Where did coon dog come from?

Many of today’s coonhounds can trace their origins to the French Blue Gascon Hounds. There is evidence that George Washington was one of the first people in North America to own an American English Coonhound.

How tall is a redbone coonhound?

Male: 22–27 inches56–68 cm
Female: 21–26 inches53–66 cm
Redbone Coonhound/Height

What kind of dog is a coon hound?

The official Coonhound breeds include the Black and Tan Coonhound, Bluetick Coonhound, Redtick Coonhound or American English Coonhound, English Treeing Walker Coonhound, Redbone Coonhound, and Plott Hound. Each is considered a different breed in the American Kennel Club (AKC) registry.

Where can I find a black and Tan Coonhound?

These hound dogs are often found in animal shelters, especially the ones who follow scents and find themselves lost. Rescue groups specifically include American Black and Tan Coonhound Rescue that focuses on Coonhounds in Bloodhounds in shelters across America.

When did the Coonhound breed become AKC registered?

Breeds. The Black and Tan Coonhound was the first to be recognized by the American Kennel Club, in 1946. The other coonhound breeds were not able to be AKC-registered until the 2000s; the Redbone and Bluetick Coonhounds were both recognized in 2009, the English in 2011, and the Treeing Walker in 2012.

Where did the Bluetick Coonhounds come from?

Where Bluetick Coonhounds Came From According to the American Bluetick Coonhound Association, Bluetick Coonhounds came about when Gen. George Washington received 5 French hounds from the Marquis de Lafayette. The dogs were believed to be a mix of white and blue hounds (Grand Gascon Saintongeois and Grand Bleu de Gascogne).