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

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
[usrlist “Tendency to bark or howl:5” “Vigor:4” “Compatible with kids:4” “Dog friendly:4” “Affectionate with family:4” “Energy Level:4” “Heat Tolerance:3” “Playfulness:3” “Amount of shedding:3” “Cold tolerance:3” “Drooling potential:3” “Ease of training:3”]