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Plott Hound Breed Information

The only American hound, among the other British descended hounds, the Plott Hound, was initially bred about 200 years ago. This breed was mainly used as hunter dogs, and now, they are also used as guardian dogs and also watch dogs. This breed was mainly used to hunt large games like racoons and also deer. They are also used as family companions. This breed is medium in size. They are well built, powerful, and also muscular in appearance. They have a flat skull, with a long as well as narrow muzzle. Their ears are long and also slightly hanging. They have a long tail, and their feet are webbed, which helps them in swimming. Their teeth are set in scissor bite. The body of this breed is covered with a short as well as smooth coat. This breed is available in brindle and also black colour.This breed is happy and also cheerful. They are generally very calm and also gentle in nature. They are very protective of their master and the family. This breed is loyal and also devoted towards their master. They are intelligent and smart. This breed is very keen to please and also very fast learners, hence they can be easily trained. They should be trained by a calm and also firm leader. This breed belongs to the family scent hounds. This breed is loud barkers, and may also growl occasionally. This breed is usually very friendly towards children and loves playing with them. They get easily attached towards the family. They love the attention and care they receive. This breed can be slightly aggressive towards strangers and also unfamiliar animals. This should be avoided with proper training. They are good with house hold pets, but are better to be kept away from smaller animals like hamster and hares. The average height of a healthy Plott Hound is 61 cm to 63 cm, and the average weight of this breed is 18 kg to 34 kg. This breed is not suitable for apartment life. They are always full of energy and are active; hence they are impossible to be confined in an area. They are best off in country side, where they have lots of space to run around. The average life span of this breed is 13 years to 14 years.

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