|Country of Origin:||United States|
|Registries:||DRA , NAPR, AKC/FSS|
|Breed Group:||AKC : FSS|
|Occupation:||Hunter and companion|
|Size:||Height: 46 to 61 cm ( 18 to 24 inches) Weight: 16 to 23 kg ( 35 to 50 lbs)|
|Longevity;||10 to 12 years|
|Exercise:||Daily walk, run|
|Colors:||Brindle or black with brindle trim|
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle dog breed developed in the 1960’s. For the efforts of creating such a breed we can thanks to Reverend Earl Phillips. He was writing for a hunting dog magazine and was aware of the brindle curs hunting and treeing dogs, contacted their owners in order to promote and preserve the brindle cur. Later on the Treeing Tennessee Brindle Breeders Association was established in Illinois. Also, the Treeing Tennessee Brindle dog breed records maintained through the American Kennel Club’s Foundation Stock Service Program as of 1995.
Treeing Tennessee Brindle dogs have brindle coat and very strong scenting ability. These dogs are very intelligent, companionable and courageous. The primary characteristic of these dogs is their brindle coat. They are very well known for their good voice.
Male Treeing Tennessee Brindle dogs can grow up to 24 inches and weight up to 50 pounds. Females are smaller and lighter and can grow up to 22 inches and weight up to 40 pounds. They have a short and soft coat. The color of the coat is brindle or black with brindle. They also can have small markings on chest and feet.
As for their temperament, Treeing Tennessee Brindle dogs have a very strong propensity for hunting. These dogs are very intelligent, and have a keen sense of smell. The way they bark is considered a standard for this dog breed.
This dog breed is very sensitive and will never respond to harsh training methods. Because of this, the training of Treeing Tennessee Brindle dogs always must be done with love and respect. These are very affectionate and easy going dogs. They do well with other dogs bit are not very recommended for homes that have non-canine pets. Treeing Tennessee Brindle dogs are cheerful and energetic and make wonderful hunting and family companions.
The Treeing Tennessee Brindle breed requires regular brushing to remove loose and dead hair. Only when absolutely necessary, bathing should be done. Routinely check of their ears for debris is recommended as well as keeping their nails trimmed.