TREEING WALKER COONHOUND PUPPIES AND DOGS
- Nickname: Walker, TWC
- Breed Group: Hound
- Height: 20-27 inches
- Weight: 50-70 lbs
- Life Span: 12-13 years
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND INFORMATION
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND BASICS
WHERE ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS FROM?
The English Foxhound served as the inspiration for the Treeing Walker Coonhound. By the 1950s, raccoons were tracked and trapped using the Treeing Walker Coonhound, designed initially to chase the swift red fox.
HOW MANY TYPES OF TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS ARE THERE?
The Black and Tan Coonhound, Bluetick Coonhound, American-English Coonhound, and the Treeing Walker Coonhound, the most well-known, are the four varieties of coonhounds by the AKC.
WHICH BREEDS MIX WITH TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS?
Labrador Treeing Walker (Labrador Retriever + Treeing Walker Coonhound)
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND LIFESPAN
The lifespan of a Treeing Walker Coonhound is around 12-13 years.
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND SIZE (HEIGHT & WEIGHT)
Most Treeing Walker Coonhounds weigh between 50 and 70 lbs. and are between 20 and 27 inches tall.
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND APPEARANCE
WHAT COLORS DO TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS COME IN?
Nearly often tricolour (black, white, and tan), the Treeing Walker Coonhound can be just black and white or occasionally tan and white.
HOW MUCH DO TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS SHED?
The Treeing Walker Coonhound sheds moderately.
DO YOU NEED TO GROOM A TREEING WALKER COONHOUND?
Routine brushing will keep this dog’s coat looking smooth and shiny and help reduce shedding, making grooming a Treeing Walker Coonhound relatively uncomplicated.
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND TEMPERAMENT, PERSONALITY & TRAINING
HOW MUCH DO TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS BARK?
This breed was created expressly to utilize his voice to warn his owners about raccoons; this trait is still there whether or not he chases animals up trees. The Treeing Walker Coonhound loves to hear their voice. Therefore owners should be aware of this. As with any dog, they may be deterred from barking as frequently with proper training and exercise.\
ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS GOOD WITH KIDS?
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are well-known for being friendly, kind, and playful among children.
For the safety of both the kid and the dog, it is advised that an adult handle your Treeing Walker Coonhound when your child is around.
ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS GOOD FAMILY DOGS?
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are friendly, amiable, clever, and gregarious dogs that may make ideal family companions. They are pretty active. Therefore a family that can provide them with the mental and physical stimulation they require is essential for a healthy symbiosis.
ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS GOOD WITH CATS?
Since Treeing Walker Coonhounds were raised to hunt tiny animals, your family cat would probably exhibit the same instinct. Because of this, they probably won’t go in well in a home where there are cats. However, each dog (and cat) has his preferences and temperament.
ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS EASY TO TRAIN?
Due to their high level of intelligence, Treeing Walker Coonhounds learn quickly and easily.
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND HEALTH
DO TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS HAVE A LOT OF HEALTH PROBLEMS?
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have extremely few genetic disorders and are a very healthy breed.
WHAT DISEASES ARE TREEING WALKER COONHOUNDS PRONE TO?
- Hip or Elbow Dysplasia: Hip and elbow dysplasia are two of the most prevalent skeletal disorders in dogs. Both conditions cause aberrant growth or malformed elbow or hip joints and are related disorders. The joints and sockets can’t effectively connect because of the irregular form, so they rub and grind instead of moving quickly. Although joint instability is the primary symptom of hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia frequently results in bone or cartilage fragments coming free and irritating the joint tissues. Dysplasia-related rubbing can lead to several problems, including pain, lameness, and secondary osteoarthritis. If discovered before the beginning of arthritis, surgery can be performed to repair the joint. If you are rescuing a Treeing Walker Coonhound, have her examined by a veterinarian to see whether she has dysplasia or is susceptible to developing it. This can help you determine what kinds of activities and exercises she can do.
- Others: The Treeing Walker Coonhound is vulnerable to ear infections due to her floppy ears. A vet could advise hip, eye, and ear exams to spot any of these problems.
PURCHASING VS ADOPTING A TREEING WALKER COONHOUND
HOW MUCH DOES A TREEING WALKER COONHOUND COST?
A Treeing Walker Coonhound may be adopted for much less money than one would pay to purchase one. For example, to cover the costs of caring for the dog before adoption, a Treeing Walker Coonhound adoption costs about $300. On the other hand, purchasing a Treeing Walker Coonhound from a breeder may be unaffordable. They often range in price from $600-$6,000 depending on their breeding.
WHERE CAN I ADOPT A TREEING WALKER COONHOUND
The easiest way to adopt a Treeing Walker Coonhound would be through a rescue specializing in Treeing Walker Coonhounds.
TREEING WALKER COONHOUND SHELTERS AND RESCUES
Some organizations specialize in finding beautiful homes for Treeing Walker Coonhound puppies, such as animal shelters and rescues.
WHERE CAN I FIND A TREEING WALKER COONHOUND BREEDER?
Before purchasing a puppy from a breeder, we advise you to rescue a Treeing Walker Coonhound (or any other dog). In need of homes are the millions of purebred dogs who are homeless around the nation. A Treeing Walker Coonhound adoption may change both the adopter’s and the dog’s life.
It is safest to buy a puppy from a reputable breeder if you still have doubts and want to buy a Treeing Walker Coonhound from a breeder. When working with a breeder, be sure that the breeder you’re buying from genetically tests their animals. You should also double-check the puppy’s health records. Finally, ensure the breeder will return any animals they sell if they cannot keep them in their home for whatever reason. Confirm they are dedicated to finding those animals’ new homes if necessary.