Treeing Walker Coonhound
This offshoot of the English Coonhound is famous for his ability to hustle a raccoon or possum right up a tree.
Height: 20 to 27 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 80 pounds
Coat: smooth and shiny
Life span: 12 to 13 years
Breed Group: Hounds
The Treeing Walker has a short, clear bark and a passion for the hunt. Some are shy, some are confident, but they're all hounds--meaning, they need patient training and plenty of exercise.
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General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Cold tolerance
Drooling potential
Ease of training
Need for exercise
Tendency to bark or howl
Potential for weight gain
Affectionate with family
Compatible with kids
Easy to groom
Energy level