Category: Hound Dogs
Facts about Redbone Coonhound Dogs, "Scientific name for Redbone Coonhound Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris".
The Redbone Coonhound Dog was first owned by the coon hunters. The Redbone Coonhound Dog were red in color and were used by the coon hunters in tracking and treeing raccoons. Breeders came from the United States that were Georgia and Tennessee, to produce a hound which was very fast and had great sniffing ability. The first breed that was produced was named the 'Saddlebacks'. The dogs had a red background color with saddle markings which were red in color. The Saddleback dogs were further bred with several breeds including the Foxhound to produce a solid red-colored dog which was named the Redbone Coonhound Dog after an early breeder Peter Redbone who was native to Tennessee.
A Redbone 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.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Redbone Coonhound Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Redbone Coonhound Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Redbone Coonhound Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Redbone 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 Redbone Coonhound Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
The Redbone Coonhound Dog is a robust, strong and handsome dog. the Redbone Coonhound Dog males average height stand at the shoulders at 22 to 27 inches (55.9 to 68.9 cm) and the females average height is 21 to 25 inches (54.3 to 63.5 cm). The Redbone Coonhounds average weigh 45 to 70 pounds (20.4 to 31.7 kg). The dog has a medium sized, well modeled and clean head, with a medium stop between the nose and the brows. Redbone Coonhound Dog ears are long and hang from above its head extending to the tip of its nose. Redbone Coonhound Dogs tail is upright and the paws are cat-like, have thick pads and are compact. The dog has a red colored skin with a low level, smooth, shiny and short like coat which comes in several different colors including, red with a little white and pure solid red.
The Redbone Coonhound Dog is an even-tempered, happy and a friendly dog. It can be affectionate and loves company. Redbone Coonhound Dog has a pleasant, sounding bark. The dog is also an instinct hunter and has a strong smelling ability and agility. Redbone Coonhound Dogs is fast, active and alert and responds to training very quickly and positively. Redbone Coonhound Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Redbone Coonhound Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Redbone 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. Redbone 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 Redbone Coonhound can do well in apartments. However, it requires regular exercise daily. It is relatively inactive indoors. Redbone Coonhound Dog can live and work in all kinds of weather and terrain due to their coat which can tolerate these conditions. The Redbone Coonhound Dog breed is also usually healthy. However, it can be prone to hip dysplasia. Its life expectancy is about eleven to twelve years.
When purchasing a Redbone 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.
The Redbone Coonhound Dog belongs in the Hound Dog Group and in 2009 the dog breed was recognized (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Redbone Coonhound Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. A Redbone 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.
Average body temperature for a dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A 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 Redbone Coonhound Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Redbone Coonhound Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Redbone 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.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Redbone Coonhound Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Redbone 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.