Redbone Coonhounds are medium to large muscular hound dogs with a sleek and stunning red coat. They typically weigh between 45 to 70 pounds. Friendly and loyal, Redbone Coonhounds make good companion dogs as long as they get plenty of exercise. Plan to be patient while training this breed; they often suffer from canine attention deficit disorder and love to ‘sing’ and bark.
Common Health Conditions
- Like many breeds of hound, Redbone Coonhounds were originally kept as pack hunters and often had to compete with many other dogs for food. This means that they will often eat as much as they can, whenever they can. This means it is important to regulate their diet and make sure they are properly exercised, to av
- With their floppy ears, Redbone Coonhounds can be prone to ear infections.
- The pancreas is the organ that produces digestive enzymes and insulin. Some dogs, like your Redbone Coonhound, are prone to developing pancreatitis, which is inflammation of this important organ.