15 Historical Facts About Coonhounds You Might Not Know

When the sun goes down and the sounds and smells of the evening begin to fly in the air, it is then that the feelings of the Coonhound are heightened. When a few hours remain until dusk, then the coonhounds and their owners begin their favorite pastime. There is a hint in the name of the breed. Who can these dogs hunt? On creatures that love the night – raccoons.

#1 European aristocrats loved to hunt predators (boar or wolf) with hounds.

#2 During the colonization of North America by England, settlers brought the breed with them.

#3 The American climate is significantly different from the English one, so not all dogs survived.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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