american english coonhoundA descendant of the English Foxhound, this dog breed that is renowned for his hunting, endurance, speed and loud voice in the field. The American English Coonhound is going to bark a lot and also inlet at home; if you have nearby neighbors, make him a poor choice. He does need a great deal of exercise.


Important Stats

Dog Breed Group: Hound Dogs

Height: From 1 foot, 11 inches to 2 feet, 2 inches tall at the shoulder

Life Span: 10 to 12 years


Once well known as the Virginia Hound and adjusted to pursuit the tricky racoons and rough terrain of the American colonies, the American English Coonhound is popular for his endurance and speed.

He undertook as a versatile dog who hunted fox during the day and racoon at night. He takes interest in seeking his quarry, as he hunts, he sings out and a trait that goes along into home life and of course this hound will bark too. On the plus side, he is pleasant towards the other dogs and the people. You must have plans to give this competitive, swift and punctual dog enough exercise daily in other ways to prevent him from getting destructive and frustrated if you won’t be hunting him. For a runner, he would make a good companion.



Male: Stands 24 to 26 inches at the shoulder

Female: Stands 23 to 25 inches

Their weight ought to be in proportion to height.