Redbone coonhound


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Redbone coonhound

a medium-sized, sturdy dog, with a short, rich red coat, large, pendulous ears and a long, tapered tail. The dog is derived from bloodhounds and foxhounds and originated in the Ozark Mountains of central USA. It is used for tracking bear, mountain lions and raccoons.
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Q We have a 11/2-year old, 75-pound Redbone Coonhound, RJ, who is a delight but very active.
Mattie came home with a coat that is vizsla-short; with her dark nose and long tail she looks more like a redbone coonhound than an Irish setter.
Until last year's tragic events, Koutoujian would bring her eight-year-old Redbone Coonhound to the store only sporadically.