Redbone Coonhounds

Zachary Carter

Where The Red Fern Grows

By : Wilson Rawls

In the book "Where The Red Fern Grows", a boy named Billy comes across a breed of dog called a Redbone Coonhound. There are a lot of interesting facts about Redbone Coonhounds, such as the ones listed below.

What is a Redbone Coonhound?

A Redbone Coonhound is a breed of dog that is known for its flashy red coat, and its ability to hunt or swim over a variety of different terrains. they can track a scent of animals as small as raccoons, all the way up to animals as big as cougars.

What are the General Statistics of Redbones?

Height: 1ft. 9in. - 2 ft.

Shoulder Height: 3in.

Weight: 45lbs - 70lbs

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Tracking Machines

Redbones have long, hanging ears that extend onto the dogs nose whenever they are following a scent. They are very good at protecting areas and can smell danger, literally. They track things very small like rabbits, and they can track big things too such as forest animals.

A Family Dog

The Redbone Coonhound is known for its family loving personality. They are extremely good with children, and are very gentle dogs overall. Redbones don't really let much bother them, and they just want to be happy and be with the people that they love most.

Redbones Overall

Overall, Redbone Coonhounds are very gentle and easygoing dogs. They love children and tracking, and love to defend their loved ones. They aren't clingy dogs, but still they will stay by your side in times of need.

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