Dog Breed Profiles

Plott Hound

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Dog Breed Group
Other 
Origin of Breed
USA, hunting bears. 
Color
brindle usual colouring. 
Coat
Smooth, fine, glossy, but thick enough to provide protection from wind and water. rare specimens are double coated, with a short 
Temperament
responsive, active. Eager to please, loyal, intelligent, alert. Aggressive, bold, and fearless hunter. Disposition generally eve 
Average Size - Male (in)
20-24 
Average Size - Female (in)
20-23 
Average Weight - Male (lbs)
50-60 
Average Weight - Female (lbs)
40-55 

Breed Description

A hunting hound of striking color that traditionally brings big game to bay. The Plott Hound is intelligent, alert and confident. Noted for stamina, endurance, agility, determination and aggressiveness when hunting, the powerful, well muscled, yet streamlined Plott combines courage with athletic ability.

Breed Infobits

The Plott Hound is still used in America as a hunter of bear.

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