The Treeing Walker Coonhound dog breed has got a little, clean and clear bark and a temper for the hunt. Some of the Treeing Walker Coonhounds are shy, some of them are confident, but all of them are hounds — meaning, this dog breed requires training with patience and a lot of exercises.
Dog Breed Group: Hound Dogs
Height: 1 foot, 8 inches to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight: 45 to 80 pounds
Life Span: 12 to 13 years
The Treeing Walker was given his name by trailing game faster than any other coonhounds and then treeing it until the hunter approached. Kentuckian John W. Walker was the person who assisted to develop the breed, and a part of his name “Walker” was added to this dog breed’s name.
This elegant tricolor dog breed has got a racy build, a short, clean, and clear bark, and a strong wish to hunt. His personality range is from extrovert to bold guard. Like any other hounds, the Treeing Walker needs patient, steady training and plenty of exercises every day.
Male: stands 22 to 27 inches at the shoulder
Female: stands 20 to 25 inches at the shoulder
Weight: from 45 to 80 pounds