Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound

Redbone Coonhound


The Redbone Coonhound is from Georgia and is an excellent working dog for farm labor and hunting animals. They are a very adept breed and can hunt and track through many different terrains and weathers. This dog is a great companion for farmers and hunters, as well as being a good family pet.


It is recommended that if you are to keep Redbone Coonhounds as pets, to keep them outdoors in a fenced in area. They do well on farm lands and in large backyards due to their high levels of energy. They also enjoy the company of other dogs, so other large canine companions are welcome.


The Redbone Coonhound is a fairly healthy one, as they have no known weaknesses to any particular illnesses. What you will want to do to ensure these dogs are in peak physical condition is let them remain active, brush and bathe them when necessary. Also, be sure to check their ears for parasites.


The Redbone Coonhounds are built for work. They are sizable and strong with the natural inclination to defend and obey their owners. They also have a good build for swimming as their paws are webbed. This breed has large ears that droop beside the head. Their stance is one of power and alertness.


The Redbone Coonhound rarely sheds, and their fur always comes off lightly, because there is so little of it to begin with. Not that they have problems with mange, their coats are just very short and fine. Their fur is always an orange reddish color, and their coat is always soft when properly cared for.


The Redbone Coonhound has a slightly more serious nature than some, but to their family, they are a proud, happy, and well energized dog. They love to run around and be active, but just as well, they also enjoy being praised for their good deeds. They are a strong and noble breed.


Redbone Coonhounds are relatively easy to train at any age by using standard training methods of fairness and reward. This breed learns quickly due to their quick mind, and will most often gladly obey their owner's commands. The Redbone Coonhound is one of the most eager to satisfy their owner's instructions.