Also known as: Plott Hound
Breed origin: Germany
Original purpose: Hunting dog.
AKC recognized: 2006
AKC group: Hound
Weight: males 50 to 60 lbs;
females 40 to 55 lbs
Size: Height: males 20 to 25 inches;
females 20 to 23 inches
Color: Any shade of brindle, solid black, any shade of brindle with black saddle, or black with brindle trim. A rare buckskin, devoid of any brindle, sometimes appears among litters; ranging from red fawn, sandy red, light cream, and yellow ochre, to dark fawn and golden tan.
General characteristics/temperament: The Plott Hound is eager to please, loyal, intelligent, alert, agile, and confident. They are bold and fearless hunters, and possess great stamina and determination. They are quick learners and
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Other websites for additional information:
American Kennel Club breed page
Wikipedia breed information page
Page Last Updated: February 1, 2018