American English Coonhound - Dog Breed Characteristics & Care

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Gentle and loyal, careful, at the same time fearless, loyal to its owner, the American Coonhound feels much better in the company of other dogs than if he is the only dog in the house. He gets along well with owners, children and other pets, especially if he was brought up with them. The American Coonhound is a very sensitive, energetic and lively dog.

Brief Information

Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height23 to 26 inches tall at the shoulder
Average weight
Lifespan10 to 12 years