Treeing Tennessee Brindle
Breed origin: USA
Original purpose: To tree all kinds of game.
AKC recognized: No
AKC group: Foundation Stock Service
Weight: males 35 to 50 lbs;
females 30 to 40 lbs
Size: Height: males 18 to 24 inches;
females 16 to 22 inches
Color: Brindle, or black with brindle trim.
General characteristics/temperament: The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is intelligent, courageous, alert, fast, and affectionate. They have great scenting power, a good voice, and a strong instinct to tree all kinds of game. They get along well with other dogs and with older, well-behaved children. Because of their strong hunting instinct, they might view smaller pets as prey. They are quick learners and respond well to positive training, but do not tolerate harsh treatment. They are very energetic and require a lot of strenuous exercise. They make loving and loyal companions.
Good with children? Yes with older children.
Good with other dogs? Yes
OK in apartments? No
Energy/Activity Level: High
Exercise requirement: They require strenuous exercise on a daily basis. Daily walks are not enough.
Other websites for additional information:
American Kennel Club breed page
Treeing Tennessee Brindle Breeders Association
Page Last Updated: February 1, 2018