Tree Walker Coonhound, native to the United States, originated in the 19th century. The ancestor of the breed comes from the English Foxhound. In 1742 and 1770, the state of Virginia imported two batches of foxhounds from Britain, which became the basis for the development of this breed. The main breeders of these varieties are George Washington mabin and W. Walker of Kentucky, USA. in the 19th century, they hybridized and cultivated, which had a far-reaching influence on the development of varieties.
The history of tree Walker Coonhound
Strangely, in addition to the British Foxhound, the other party involved in the cross breed was a dog of unknown origin, named Tennessee lead, stolen from Tennessee. This kind of dog has good hunting consciousness, excellent speed and strength, and has a clear and tidy short mouth. It is used to participate in the crossbreeding to increase its speed and the ability to drive the prey to the tree. This species is still used to hunt raccoons and opossums. It was registered as an independent breed by the federal Kennel Club in 1945. It was originally called tree Walker Coonhound, and later it was called raccoon dog.
Compared with similar hounds, it is smaller in size and faster in speed. Tricolor dogs are the most popular and there are also two colors in the same breed. The white brown tree Walker Coonhound is not generally referred to as "red" to avoid confusion with the redbone raccoon.
Use of tree Walker Coonhound
The dog is not only a specialized raccoon hunting hound, but also can be used to hunt stags, bears and other large animals together. Whether it's a cold winter or a hot sun, the dog can enjoy it. Its courage and fearless hound spirit are its greatest capital to gallop the hunting ground.