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Types of Coonhounds

Afghan ​Hound​
Afghan ​Hound​

The Afghan Hound has been identified as a basal breed that predates the emergence of the modern breeds in the 19th Century. It is most closely related to the Saluki. Today's modern purebred breed of Afghan Hound descends from dogs brought to Great Britain in the 1920s which King Amanullah of the Afghan Royal Family gave away as gifts.

American ​English Coonhound​
American ​English Coonhound​

The American English Coonhound is American by birth, English by ancestry. They’re one of six AKC coonhound breeds that frontiersmen devised to specialize on trailing and treeing North America’s perfect source of food, fat, and fur: the raccoon. It’s said that English are descended from English Foxhounds brought to America in the early 1800s.

source: akc.org
American ​Foxhound​
American ​Foxhound​

The American Foxhound is a breed of dog that is a cousin of the English Foxhound. They are scent hounds, bred to hunt foxes by scent.

Basenji​
Basenji​

The Basenji is a hunting dog and needs daily exercise. Some Basenjis do fine with a daily walk, while others require more enthusiastic forms of exercise. Basenjis raised with children often will spend their time wearing each other out. The Basenji is not a dog who can be left unattended in the backyard.

source: dogtime.com
Basset Hound​
Basset Hound​

The coonhound is a type of scent hound and a member of the hound group. They are an American type of hunting dog developed for the game animals and working conditions found in the United States, specifically coon hunting. There are six distinct breeds of coonhound.

Beagle​
Beagle​

Beagles are described a "clownish" and "merry," and they are generally good with children, in part because, like children, beagles are playful, curious, affectionate and need to be supervised. Coonhounds also can be good family dogs, and they are playful and interactive companions.

Black and Tan ​Coonhound​
Black and Tan ​Coonhound​

The Black and Tan Coonhound is first and fundamentally a working dog, a trail and tree hound, capable of withstanding the rigors of winter, the heat of summer, and the difficult terrain over which he is called upon to work.

source: akc.org
Bloodhound​
Bloodhound​

· Bloodhound is a single breed but coonhound is a group of breeds. · Bloodhounds are used to tract humans by scent, but coonhounds are used for hunting purposes. · Bloodhounds have a wrinkled neck, but not in coonhounds.

Bluetick ​Coonhound​
Bluetick ​Coonhound​

The Bluetick Coonhound is a breed of Coonhound originating in the United States. The Bluetick Coonhound is known for its friendly persona, cold nose and deep bawl mouth. It is most commonly used as a raccoon hunting dog, but may also be kept as a pet.

Borzoi​
Borzoi​

The coonhound is a type of scent hound and a member of the hound group. They are an American type of hunting dog developed for the game animals and working conditions found in the United States, specifically coon hunting. There are six distinct breeds of coonhound.

Cirneco ​Dell'Etna​
Cirneco ​Dell'Etna​

Cirneco dell'Etna. Sighthound & Pariah Dog Group. The goals and purposes of this breed standard include: to furnish guidelines for breeders who wish to maintain the quality of their breed and to improve it; to advance this breed to a state of similarity throughout the world; and to act as a guide for judges.

source: ukcdogs.com
image: akc.org
Dachshund​
Dachshund​

The coonhound is a type of scent hound and a member of the hound group. They are an American type of hunting dog developed for the game animals and working conditions found in the United States, specifically coon hunting.

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