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coonhound

a term loosely applied to a number of varieties of hunting dogs in the southern United States, few of which are recognized as specific breeds. See black and tan coonhound, bluetick coonhound, english coonhound, redbone coonhound, treeing walker coonhound.

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In the Deep South, you're also talking about coonhounds, hog dogs and deerhounds.
I was an avid hunter, preferring to hunt raccoons with coonhounds.
The sport attracts many of the "bully" breeds, but Dawes has seen, among others, Great Danes, Rat Terriers, Cattle Dogs, Black and Tan Coonhounds, Basenjis, Patterdale Terriers, Boston Terriers, Shelties, and even an Italian Greyhound.
With apologies to vizsla owners every where, I relay that the animal shelter had the two strays listed as redbone coonhounds.
In searching the American Kennel Club and other websites, coonhounds seemed to be the best candidate.
When he wasn't managing the grove, he was trailing coonhounds, fishing for bass, brewing grapefruit champagne or teaching me how to shoot.
The guy training a pair of coonhounds on the weekend to clear his lungs of the reek of furniture stain, and a matron walking in the woods with a cell phone and a mushroom guide--who has a chalet down on the lake but winters in Arizona--act gingerly when they meet at a footlog across my stream.