Leave them wild. The black and tan Coonhound, and his other Coonhound counterparts, are to thank for this interesting fashion statement. The are forward laying and can be rotated in order to hear even the farthest and faintest of sounds. It is a phenomenally courageous and energetic dog, mostly used for hunting coons. New Guinea Singing Dog may have less litter size than Black and Tan Coonhound. The mix resulted in a well-mannered, lazy dog by day who turns into a fearless, musical hunter by night. They have brown or hazel eyes that are very expressive. In order to carry on a line of Black and Tans that make loyal family pets as well as skilled hunters, I started breeding Black and Tans and began Coonhaven. The coal-black coat features rich tan accents, including the distinctive “pumpkin seeds” above keenly expressive eyes. It is reserved with strangers and in their presence may bay and howl. The ears of the NGSD are lined with fur, pointed and erect. Although it has apparently not been theorized, it is equally possible and likely that the black and tan coloration was actually introduced by crossing Virginia Hounds with a type of German hunting dog, several of which possess black and tan markings. [8] The other breeds, which were not recognized until the 2010s, are the Redbone Coonhound, Plott Hound, Bluetick Coonhound, the American English Coonhound, and the Treeing Walker Coonhound. The Black and Tan Coonhound makes a suitable pet: it is mellow, amiable, calm, and unobtrusive indoors; outdoors, its strong hunting instinct takes over and it can be difficult to turn it from tracking after it starts trailing. They have incredibly strong instincts to hunt and need to hunt. If you get a BTC be ready for that booming voice. His nostrils are always black. The Black and Tan Coonhound is a descendant of the Bloodhound and American Foxhound. His nose is amazingly sensitive as he is scent hound. The American Black and Tan Coonhound is the most popular hunter dog from the hound group. In the wild there is no indication of health issue. However, the small number of domestic companion animals have shown health issues in recent years. They are today as they were a thousand years ago – wild. People who live in a city apartment, who prefer lying on the couch to exploring the woods and who are merely fascinated by this breed's cute lop ears would be best advised to opt for a different dog breed. Meet Mona, a Black and Tan Coonhound Mix Dog for adoption, at SPCA TAMPA BAY in Largo, FL on Petfinder. The black … The Coonhound do not really get along well with other dogs or other pets. In 1957 the New Guinea Singing Dog was “discovered” in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea and he is found no where else. Though the breed is not extinct – it is so wild and secretive that there is no history or record of any health problems. The Black and Tan Coonhound dog breed does not do well in an apartment. Apr 19, 2017 - Like their cousins in the hound family, Black and Tan Coonhounds have an amazingly sensitive nose, long velvety ears, and a sweet disposition. It can wander if it catches a scent, so a safe area is mandatory.[3][4]. Since they have a prey drive, they have a tendency to chase smaller pets. He can run for miles on end when pursuing prey, but he’d also enjoy just jogging along side you or your bike. The Black and Tan coonhound is big, powerful and a tenacious tracker. **** With the right care and enough socialization, they do very well as companion animals living with people. Prior to this the NGSD were never seen in more than pairs. They have brown or hazel eyes that are very expressive. There are dark guard hairs on the spine and back of the ears and tail. Dedicated to the Old Fashion, Long Eared Black and Tans. The color of the eye can be dark brown to dark amber. New Guinea Singing Dog may live 8 years more than Black and Tan Coonhound. They are closely related to other wild dogs, such as Australia’s dingo. A truly unique breed that is confident, happy~go~lucky, loving & despite their large proportions, gentle. Il est bien proportionné et solide. The courage of the Coonhound also makes it proficient on the hunt for deer, bear, wolf, cougar and other big game although many US states have restricted the hunting of antlered animals with dogs. Both New Guinea Singing Dog and Black and Tan Coonhound requires Moderate maintenance. If the dog is alert or excited it carries its tail at a right angle. The breed is one of the many tracking breeds developed in the southern United States. They are about average height and they are very limber and flexible. Historie. However, the primary purpose of the Black and Tan Coonhound is as a raccoon hunting dog. 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