Treeing Walker Coonhound

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Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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Overview
Originating in the United States, this hunting and working breed was developed in the 1800's. The Treeing Walker Coonhound is the most prominent of the walker hounds. Their distinctive melodic howl and ability to virtually climb a tree to get their prey makes them favored by walking hunters.
Character
Built for power and speed the Treeing Walker Coonhound has an over abundance of endurance and stamina. Their long ears and square muzzle give this breed a somewhat similar appearance to a Basset Hound. They are extremely agile and elegant in movement. This breed is a free spirit who thrives outdoors in any climate.
Temperament
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is highly skilled, intelligent, and courageous. First and foremost they are hunting and working dogs, and yet, they also make a terrific companion. They thrive on attention, are loving, and eager to please. They get along well with older children and other dogs. However, their instinct to hunt small or moving prey does not make them suitable for homes with cats or other small household pets. The Treeing Walker Coonhound is typically high-strung and exuberant. They do not do well if left alone for extended periods of time. Without attention and stimulation they will become bored and destructive.
Care
This breed requires minimal grooming and only needs to be combed and brushed occasionally. Bathing should only be done when necessary. It is important to keep their ears cleaned and checked regularly for any sign of infection. The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a relatively healthy breed. With their keen sense of smell and strong hunting instinct this breed will track with total abandon. This will often lead them into perilous danger.
Coat
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has a short, smooth, fine and glossy coat that is dense enough to provide protection. The coat is black, white, and tan, and may be bi-colored or tri-colored. Breeders and Show registries typically prefer the tri-color variation. This breed is a heavy shedder.
Training
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has a tendency to be stubborn, but is generally easy to train. Early socialization and obedience training is highly recommended. This breed does not respond to harshness or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with patience, consistency, firmness, and fairness. They excel in coonhound field trials.
Activity
This breed is extremely energetic and requires an inordinate amount of exercise. The Treeing Coonhound is not recommended for apartment or city dwelling. They must be in a country setting or a home with a large securely fenced yard to give them ample opportunity to romp and run. They benefit from hunting and working with their master and family play sessions.
Weight
50-70 lbs
Height
20-27 inches
Color(s)
Solid golden rust
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

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How much do Treeing Walker Coonhound puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Treeing Walker Coonhound varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Treeing Walker Coonhound puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Treeing Walker Coonhounds sold is $375.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Treeing Walker Coonhound with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,000 upwards to $6,000 or even more for a Treeing Walker Coonhound with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Treeing Walker Coonhounds sold is $400.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $375.00
Average Price: $400.00
Top Quality: $2,000.00 to $6,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 152 Treeing Walker Coonhound puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Treeing Walker Coonhound puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Treeing Walker Coonhounds true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Treeing Walker Coonhound Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 152 Treeing Walker Coonhound dogs.
  • 1. Bernard
  • 2. Ida
  • 3. Annabella
  • 4. Copper
  • 5. Inky
  • 6. Igor
  • 7. Ira
  • 8. Iris
  • 9. Itsy
  • 10. Lovely
  • 11. Lucy
  • 12. Tiger
  • 13. Item
  • 14. Irene
  • 15. Ipup
  • 16. Iowa
  • 17. Igloo
  • 18. Iggy
  • 19. Ink
  • 20. Ingra

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What would be the average height of a full grown Walker Coonhound

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The average height of the Walker Coonhound at the shoulder is 20 - 27 inches depending on if the dog is male or female. Females tend to be on the shorter side compared to males.

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What is typical neck size of an adult Treeing Walker Coonhound?

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There is no average neck size of the Treeing Walker Coonhound.

Anonymous asked:
How tall and how much should my puppy weigh at 4 months old? I have a male and a female Treeing Walker Coonhound.

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There is not average weight or height for a Treeing Walker Coonhound pup. But if you are concerned, worried or curious, contact your breeder. He/She will be able to tell you if your dogs are in the normal range or not.

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What does it mean when a Coonhound hunts alone?

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It means that your Treeing Walker Coonhound has natural leader instincts.

Anonymous asked:
At what age does a Treeing Walker Coonhound female have her first heat?

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The average age would be between 6 - 8 months. But unless you are a reputable breeder or are under the study of one, you shouldn't be breeding. Breeding dogs is very dangerous for the dam, sire and the puppies. Unless your dog is of impeccable breeding, has passed all temperament and health checks and has titles in confirmation and/or has shown he/she is capable of doing what the breed was made for, the dog should be spayed/neutered.

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Updated: 8/22/2017