Thinking about purchasing an Treeing Tennessee Brindle? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Treeing Tennessee Brindle breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.
Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis. Fundamental requirements for a being a good Treeing Tennessee Brindle owner;
Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Treeing Tennessee Brindle and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.
Questions you may want to ask an Treeing Tennessee Brindle Breeder:
It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Treeing Tennessee Brindle and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Profile
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is another variation of the coonhounds of America. They are smaller than other coonhounds, however, and only range from around 16 to 24 inches. They have catlike paws, and a choppy bawl for a bark. With small ears and a brindle body, this breed is discouraged from changing size, ear length, tail, or colors so that it doesn't also change category. Treeing Tennessee Brindles are good at open trailing and locating prey. Courageous hunters and companions, the Treeing Tennessee Brindle is said to have an abundance of "heart and try." They are a sensitive breed, however, and owners warn never to mistreat the breed. This breed can be more sensitive than normal toward neglect or abuse, and it is thought that once you mistreat them they will never treat you the same again. They are good natured and friendly dogs, getting along with anyone and everyone. This breed is intelligent, alert, and vocal. They love to bark because it is usually their job. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is a an American breed with a strong work drive and friendly demeanor.
Height: 16 - 24
or black with a brindle trim. They can also have small white markings on the
chest and feet.
Tennessee Brindles are friendly and active dogs. They get along well with other
dogs, as they are usually used to hunt with other dogs. They are also friendly
almost any person. Easygoing and good-natured, this breed is also a very hard
worker. They are intelligent, alert, and affectionate. This breed is more sensitive
to treatment than most other dogs. It is believed of their hearts that, "You
can take it out, but you can never put it back." When choosing a puppy, the
best personality would be a pup who is bold, happy, confident, and inquisitive.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is also very vocal.
Watch-dog: High. The breed
standard for the Treeing Tennessee Brindle describes it as alert.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle
Care and Exercise: The
Treeing Tennessee Brindle should be occasionally brushed and
bathed in order to remove dead hair and dirt. Low maintenance is all this breed
requires. This breed should be exercised regularly to keep them in shape for
hunting, as they have a strong desire to hunt.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Health Issues: There are no known health problems particular to this breed.
Life Span: 12 - 13 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
FSS (Foundation Stock Service - not yet eligible for the AKC)
Treeing Tennessee Brindles
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