14+ Historical Facts About Coonhounds You Might Not Know

When the sun goes down and the sounds and smells of the evening begin to fly in the air, it is then that the feelings of the Coonhound are heightened. When a few hours remain until dusk, then the coonhounds and their owners begin their favorite pastime. There is a hint in the name of the breed. Who can these dogs hunt? On creatures that love the night – raccoons.

#2 During the colonization of North America by England, settlers brought the breed with them.

#3 The American climate is significantly different from the English one, so not all dogs survived.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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