The English Coonhound is a breed of dog of the coonhound type. These are typically bred in the Southern United States. They are also called as the American English Coonhound or Redtick Coonhound. Their coats come in predominantly three types: redtick, bluetick and a tricolor tick pattern.
These dogs are known for their speed and endurance. They have hunting capabilities that they can do it all night long chasing after a fox or a raccoon. They have the effortless trot which shows off their endurance. In spite of their fierce hunting instincts, the English Coonhound are gentle and relaxed at home with their families. They are very patient and playful with children while they can be friendly even with strangers. On the other hand, they are also alert and watchful. They can, without a doubt, protect their home and family. With the right amount of training, proper socialization and proper leadership, the dog can be well-behaved, sociable and lifelong pal.