Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Treeing Tennessee Brindle Hound Dog, "Scientific name for Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog is excellent at “treeing” or trapping hunted animals in trees. It is descended from the Old Brindle Cur dog, a fancy name for the mongrel hound dogs of the Appalachians. (“Cur” means mongrel dog.) The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog breed is an American invention, primarily found around Tennessee.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Treeing Tennessee Brindle Hound 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 Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs eye protected and moist. Treeing Tennessee Brindle 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.
About the Treeing Tennessee Brindle Hound Dog Breed
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog is a hunting dog from its inception. It has been bred as a hunting dog in the Appalachians for at least a century but was only officially recognized as a breed in 1967 due to the efforts of Reverend Earl Phillips. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog been tracked by the AKC’s Foundation Flock Service since 1995. There are no absolute standards for the Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog breed at this time except for its brindle coat.
Most of the foundation stock is from the Ozark and Appalachian Mountains.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs have an excellent sense of smell. This was essential in its use as an open tracking dog.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog have a short, dense, smooth coat. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog breed has dark eyes set wide apart. Their coloring ranges from brindle (deep brown) to black. The “Brindle” name refers to the brown coat or red with the black tiger-like stripes. A few of the Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs have white markings on their chests or feet and they have lean muscles. Their skin is slightly loose and the tail is always straight.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Hound Dog have a broad chests and they have heavy muzzles. They grow sixteen to twenty four inches (40.6 to 60.9 cm) tall and weigh thirty to forty five pounds (30.6 to 20.4 kg). Males are up to two feet (60.9 cm) tall while females are up to 22 inches (55.8 cm) tall. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog were bred to be smaller than the Plott but with similar hunting skills. They look like many other coonhounds except smaller.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs are outdoor animals and they are not suited to apartment living. They readily bray like other hounds when they have trapped prey.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs live ten to twelve years.
Th Treeing Tennessee Brindle hound dog will want to tree the squirrels and cats it finds in your yard. These active dogs need a lot of run around time and they have a friendly, laid-back disposition. TheTreeing Tennessee Brindle Hound Dog readily lay down at someone’s feet at the end of the day.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog is prone to baying at the moon. It is best suited to hunters, families with an active outdoor life and country dwellers. They get along with children and other dogs. However, the Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog will not tolerate cats and pets like gerbils and hamsters. They rarely bite unless they think the critter is dinner.
These dogs need an owner who is a strong alpha or leader to behave. They need obedience training.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Treeing Tennessee Brindle Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When Treeing Tennessee Brindle hound puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Treeing Tennessee Brindle 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 Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs require little grooming like brushing and bathing unless covered in mud. However, as hunting dogs, they are prone to catching ticks and fleas.
This is a healthy hound dog breed, in part because it is so new and thus not inbred. Treeing Tennessee Brindle hound Dogs have no significant inherited health problems. The number one heath problems amongst Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. They sometimes suffer from hip dysplasia and bloat.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs are prone to nosing around garbage out of curiosity and chase rats that may be in the trash.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog 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. Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle Hound Dog is being tracked as a foundation breed with the American Kennel Club but isn’t yet eligible for AKC registration.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle 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 and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Treeing Tennessee Brindle 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.
A Treeing Tennessee Brindle 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.
Average body temperature for a Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Treeing Tennessee Brindle Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.