Category: Hound Dogs
Facts about Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs, "Scientific name for Black and Tan Coonhound Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Black and Tan Coonhound is a variety of dog that hails from the United States. The Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed is mainly used for tracking and treeing raccoons. This dog is a hybrid variety that was created as a result of crosses between the Black and Tan Virginia Foxhound and the Bloodhound. The Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed runs its game completely by smell. Black and Tan Coonhound Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Black and Tan Coonhound Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Black and Tan Coonhound Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed attains the maximum height, ranging between 23 and 27 inches (58.4 to 68.5 cm), with the body weight that ranges from 65 to 75 pounds (29.5 to 34 kg). The fur of this dog breed is short, thick and shiny. Usually, the male breeds are heavier than the female ones. The eyes of the Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed are hazel to brown in color, with elongated ears and they are broad, and thin. The ears are positioned low and far back on the head of the dog, and they suspend well down the neck. The tan and black markings are like that of the Rottweiler and the Doberman dogs. The bark of the Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed is noisy and baying that is similar to that of the deep howl. This dog breed appears with well-built legs, which are long in proportion to the length of the body. The tail of the Black and Tan Coonhound Dog is set somewhat underneath the natural black line. If the dog is excited or alerted, it carries its tail in a perpendicular direction.
Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Black and Tan Coonhound Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals
The Black and Tan Coonhound dog is not the prototypical home dog, but it makes an excellent pet. It is calm, friendly, serene, and inconspicuous indoors. Outdoors, its physically powerful hunting characters take over, and it can be hard to twist it from a path after it starts tracking. As a suitable dog with its inheritance, it is sturdy, self-governing, and obstinate. The Black and Tan Coonhound Dog breed is mild and forbearing with kids, but the Black and Tan Coonhound Dog may be excessively independent to please a playful kid. It is aloof with unfamiliar people and in their existence may bay and howl. This breed of dog can sprint for miles even though it is generally happy with a long walk or a reasonable jog, with an infrequent tour in the field. Black and Tan Coonhound Dog can stroll if it catches a smell, so a safe region is obligatory.
Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. A Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The average lifespan of the Black and Tan Coonhound dog ranges from 10 years to 12 years.
When purchasing a Black and Tan Coonhound Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
In 1945, the Black and Tan Coonhound Dog was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Black and Tan Coonhound Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Black and Tan Coonhound Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Average body temperature for a Black and Tan Coonhound Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Black and Tan Coonhound Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Black and Tan Coonhound Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
A Black and Tan Coonhound Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.