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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Until last year's tragic events, Koutoujian would bring her eight-year-old Redbone Coonhound to the store only sporadically.
The versatile Boykin Spaniel, the official state dog of South Caroline, joins the Sporting Group; the athletic Bluetick Coonhound and the courageous Redbone Coonhound join the Hound Group; the robust Cane Corso, an ancient Italian Breed and the elegant Leonberger join the Working Group; and the agile Icelandic Sheepdog joins the Herding Group.
Six new AKC-recognized breeds will make their television dog show debut during the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship broadcast - the Bluetick Coonhound, Boykin Spaniel, Cane Corso, Icelandic Sheepdog, Leonberger, Redbone Coonhound.
Debuting at the event are some of the newest breeds recognized by the AKC - the Bluetick Coonhound, Cane Corso, Leonberger and Redbone Coonhound.
Hound breeds (413): Afghan Hounds 25, American English Coonhounds 2, American Foxhounds 2, Basenjis 19, Basset Hounds 8, Beagles (13") 12, Beagles (15") 19, Black and Tan Coonhounds 5, Bloodhounds 9, Bluetick Coonhounds 2, Borzoi 29, Dachshunds (Longhaired) 26, Dachshunds (Smooth) 27, Dachshunds (Wirehaired) 20, English Foxhounds 4, Greyhounds 9, Harriers 5, Ibizan Hounds 12, Irish Wolfhounds 11, Norwegian Elkhounds 12, Otterhounds 7, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 9, Pharaoh Hounds 16, Plotts 1, Redbone Coonhounds 7, Rhodesian Ridgebacks 50, Salukis 20, Scottish Deerhounds 5, Treeing Walker Coonhounds 13, Whippets 27.