This graceful athlete is descended from English Foxhounds.

Vital Stats

Height: 23 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: in proportion to height
Coat: medium-length and tough
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

Summary
A descendent of the English Foxhound, this hunting dog is known for his speed, endurance, and loud voice in the field.

The American English Coonhound will bark and bay at home, too, making him a poor choice if you’ve got nearby neighbors. He needs lots of exercise. Full American English Coonhound profile on DogTime.com

Tendency to bark or howl:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)