Dogs 101 - REDBONE COONHOUND - Top Dog Facts About the Redbone Coonhound
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Dogs 101 - REDBONE COONHOUND Top Dog Facts About the Redbone Coonhound
Descendant of the red Foxhound, the Harrier, the Grand Bleu Gascogne, the Welsh Hound, the Beagle and the Hound, this breed is known for its ability to hunt, to swim and its excellent development in the mountains. Originating and very popular in Scotland and Ireland, they arrived into the United States at the beginning of the 18th century, where breeders such as Peter Redbone from Tennesse, developed their strength and speed to hunt raccoons, lynxes, opossums, pumas and even bears. This gave rise to a new hunting style completely different from the traditional European and for the Redbone Coonhound hunting is just a very natural way of live.
Time for some Ruff Trivia: Very popular in the United States, the Redbone Coonhound has its own Disney movie released in 1960. What was its name?
A: The Fox and the Hound B: 101 Dalmatas C: The Hound that thought he was a Raccoon
What do you think, give it your best guess in the comments below before we get to the answer! Hang on tight and we’ll get back to this Ruff Trivia Question toward the end of the video.
The Redbone Coonhound dog has a robust body, strong limbs and a dense, rough, short and red skin with some white spots on the legs and chest. It’s a large breed that can measure between 22 to 27 inches and weigh 45 to 70 pounds. This pet has an elegant and proud posture, eyes dark brown with a kind expression. His ears are long, low and drooping upon his face and the nose is black and prominent. Grooming: In order to keep his coat in excellent condition and prevent several diseases, we need to brush it twice a week. Thus, dead hair is removed and the natural oils of the skin are distributed in the hair, keeping it soft and shiny. The cleaning and caring for nails, teeth and ears, it should be frequent to avoid future infections. You can now visit BrooklynsCorner.com and find best ways to keep your dogs coat looking healthy. Temperament: Raised not only to be a good hunter, but also a good pet, the Redbone Coonhound dog is docile, easy to please, with a stable, independent and very affectionate character. Distrustful with strangers, but patient and playful with children, this breed is often misunderstood and even have been considered as fools and stupid due to their independent, stubborn, funny and sometimes childish attitude. Training: Energetic and active the Redbone Coonhound is a dog that needs to perform daily exercises and outdoor activities that help channel their energy. Their upbringing designed them to be independent, stubborn and insatiable hunters, for this reason it’s important to educate them patiently and teach them to obey and please the orders of their owner.
Health: Strong and resistant, the Redbone Coonhound is generally a healthy dog, susceptible to certain common diseases in any other breed just like infections, metabolic diseases, cardiac and thyroid problems, hip displeasure, traumatisms and eye problems.
Always kind to all kind of people, the Redbone Coonhound must be part of families that understand their character and personality. If you decide to have it as a pet you will gain an excellent playmate, and an unconditional and tolerant friend for life. Check out here in BrooklynsCorner.com to know more about what makes the Redbone Coonhound so great.
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