Also known as: Plott Hound

Breed origin: Germany
Original purpose: Hunting dog.

AKC recognized: 2006
AKC group: Hound

Size: 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

Intelligent? Yes

Recommended books for further reading:

The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay
By Bob Plott
Published in 2007
192 pages

Other websites for additional information:

American Kennel Club breed page
Wikipedia breed information page

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