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Treeing Walker Breed Information

This breed was originally developed in Virginia, around in 1800s. This breed was used as hunters in the earlier days. This breed is well known for its swiftness. They were mainly used to hunt racoons and also possums. They are also good at climbing trees. This breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in the year 1946. This breed is powerfully built, and muscular in its appearance. They have an oval shaped head and also a medium sized muzzle. The body of this breed is medium in size. The ears of this breed are large and also hanging. The teeth of this breed are set in scissor bite. Like all other hunting dogs this breed ls has powerful jaw. Their legs are lean bur strong, which helps them to climb trees, to catch the game. They have wide nostrils, which contributes to their excellent sense of smell. The coat covering the body of this breed is very smooth and fine in texture. This breed is available in a combination of tan white and black. This breed is generally very calm and also gentle. They become easily attached to the family and also their master. This breed is basically, hunters and also working dogs. Hence they are very energetic and active all the time. This breed is intelligent and smart. They are keen to please their master, which makes them easy to train they should be trained by a firm and also calm trainer. They are perfect companion for children, as this breed is gentle and friendly with them. They love to stay close with the family. They might act aggressively towards strangers and also other animals. This should be avoided with proper socialization. They are generally friendly towards other animals, but should be kept away from small animals like rabbits and also possums. They rarely bark, but howl more frequently. The average height of a healthy Treeing Walker is 51 cm to 69 cm, and the average weight of this breed is 23 kg to 32 kg. This breed is not suitable to live in apartments, as they at least require a hard to be happy and sufficiently exercised. As mentioned this breed is very energetic and active hence they should be taken out on walks. They should never be put off the leash unless it is a safe area. This breed is usually very healthy, and the average life span of a healthy Treeing walker is 12 years to 13 years.

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