Treeing Walker Coonhound

Published: Last updated: by Kyle J. Larson

Average size and lifespan

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Height: 1ft 8in - 2ft 3in
Weight: 45-70lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 14 Years

Behavior

  • Affection4/5
  • Kid-Friendly4/5
  • Stranger-Friendly3/5
  • Dog-Friendly4/5
  • Barking Amount4/5

Care

  • Grooming Difficulty1/5
  • Shedding Amount3/5
  • Easy to Train3/5
  • Can Be Alone2/5
  • Exercise Need4/5

Environment

  • Cold Tolerance3/5
  • Heat Tolerance3/5
  • Apartment-Friendly1/5

Treeing Walker Coonhound Information

Treeing Walker CoonhoundIf you love hounds, the Treeing Walker Coonhound is considered a fan favorite. This breed is smart, sensible and very considerate to others, not to mention completely adorable with his beautiful tri-colored coat and adorably oversized ears.

The Treeing Walker Coonhound was breed for one clear purpose: tracking and treeing wild raccoons. Breeders used a mix of English and American Foxhounds to create this dog. He is a dependable, fast hunter with a keen nose and a distinct howl. If you don’t use the Treeing Walker Coonhound for hunting, just make sure he gets plenty of exercise in some other form.

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Breed FAQs

Can Treeing Walker Coonhounds be apartment dogs?

Treeing Walker Coonhounds don't do very well in apartments. It's recommended to look at another breed better suited to apartment-living.

Can Treeing Walker Coonhounds be left alone?

Treeing Walker Coonhounds don't like being left alone for too long. They tend to show some symptoms of seperation anxiety when left apart from their owners for long periods of time.

Are Treeing Walker Coonhounds good with kids?

Treeing Walker Coonhounds do well with kids. As with any dog they should be monitored closely, they're unlikely to become aggressive.

Are Treeing Walker Coonhounds friendly with strangers?

Although Treeing Walker Coonhounds can take a bit to warm up to a stranger, they are mostly friendly with others.

Do Treeing Walker Coonhounds get along with other dogs?

Typically, Treeing Walker Coonhounds get along well with other dogs or are easy to socialize with them. It's uncommon that they're overly agressive.

Do Treeing Walker Coonhounds bark a lot?

Most Treeing Walker Coonhounds bark fairly often, which can be a nuisance. Some steps can be taken to limit this, but is part of their nature.

Do Treeing Walker Coonhounds shed a lot?

Treeing Walker Coonhounds shed a medium amount. They will have seasonal shedding, but aren't terrible to clean up after.

Do Treeing Walker Coonhounds need a lot of grooming?

With a Treeing Walker Coonhound you won't need to dedicate any extra time to special grooming. Their coats are easy to deal with.

Do Treeing Walker Coonhounds need a lot of exercise?

The Treeing Walker Coonhound has a good amount of energy and will need to be exercised with some walks and play to keep them happy.

Are Treeing Walker Coonhounds easy to train?

Although Treeing Walker Coonhounds can be a challenge to train, they can be taught with some dedicated work or by hiring some training help.

Can Treeing Walker Coonhounds handle cold weather?

Although Treeing Walker Coonhounds can handle the cold weather when out with you, they may not want to stay out for long periods of time.

Can Treeing Walker Coonhounds handle hot weather?

Although Treeing Walker Coonhounds can tolerate hot conditions, be careful not to expose them for too long.

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