Black and Tan Coonhound
A persistent, determined hunter, the Black and Tan Coonhound was developed primarily in the Blue Ridge, Appalachian, Smokey and Ozark mountains for hunting bears and raccoons. Known for their strong sense of smell, Black and Tan Coonhounds trail game much like a Bloodhound (by scent entirely) and will stay on a track no matter what the conditions are, according to Peterson. Outgoing, friendly and relatively quiet in the home, the hunting instincts of a Black and Tan Coonhound will often take control outdoors, making them unwilling to let go of a trail they may pick up on an afternoon walk.
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