Treeing Walker Coonhound

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Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
50-70 lbs
20-27 inches
Solid golden rust
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2022

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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 $495.00. 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 $1,800 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: $495.00
Average Price: $400.00
Top Quality: $1,800.00 to $6,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 168 Treeing Walker Coonhound puppies across the United States on

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.

Most Popular Treeing Walker Coonhound Names for 2022

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 168 Treeing Walker Coonhound dogs.
  • 1. Hound
  • 2. Bernard
  • 3. Annabella
  • 4. Copper
  • 5. Ida
  • 6. Igor
  • 7. Inky
  • 8. Ira
  • 9. Iris
  • 10. Itsy
  • 11. Lovely
  • 12. Lucy
  • 13. Spots
  • 14. Star
  • 15. Tiger
  • 16. Irene
  • 17. Ipup
  • 18. Iowa
  • 19. Insane
  • 20. Ink

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Anonymous asked:
Are Treeing Walker Coonhound dogs notorious for waking up barking at 5am daily? She doesn't miss a beat and is 6 months old. This was by far the hardest dog to crate train. Everything else is spot on as far as personality. We love her, just don't like that she wakes the entire household up that early. Thanks for any input.

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Ever a pack breed, the Treeing Walker Coonhound loves to be with its family or pack at all times. It sounds like she has you trained. She barks at 5am, wakes the house up and gets some attention. Whether it is negative or positive attention, it is still attention and she loves it. Unless she needs to go outside to do her business urgently, there really should be no reason for her barking so early, other than she gets something out of it. You'll need to do one of two things. Either completely and utterly ignore the barking and only give her attention when you get up to break her of that bad habit. Or, make sure she is dog-tired by the time she goes to bed, has done her business, hasn't had any water a minimum of 2 hours before bed, and she has a great chew-toy, antler, bone, ect. with her to keep her occupied when she wakes up before the rest of the family does. At 6 months old, she should be able to hold it over-night roughly 6-7 hours. Make sure she is not being asked to hold it longer than that, as her barking may be her way of telling you she needs to go so she doesn't go in the crate.

Anonymous asked:
My two year old male Treeing Walker likes to carry his tail in a loop a top his back. At times will let it hang but not very much. Kevin...

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Your dog is holding his tail like his breed was meant too. Since this breed was bred to work in a pack; their tails having the white tip allow other dogs and the hunter to see them more clearly and easily. That is why the dog carries his tail in a loop a top of his back. When a dog lets his tail hang it just means that the dog is in a restful state and not stimulated. However, if the dog lets his tail hang for longer than a few hours at a time (more than 24 hours); then it may be time to have a vet visit. It could be that the dog is ill.

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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.

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



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


Our 12 month old measures 21 inches.

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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Updated: 6/30/2022