Our beloved "long eared" dogs
Coonhounds and foxhounds are sweet on kids, easy with other dogs, and they are sensitive and social -- real people pleasers. Read more about pet coonhounds on this web site. We want to share our love of coonhounds with the whole continent, with hopes of inspiring dog lovers everywhere to consider adopting a "coonie."
Remember, coonhounds are American dog breeds, worthy of our respect and devotion. If you are thinking about bringing a large sporting breed dog into your life, think about a coonhound or foxhound (or mix).
Blog posts wanted!
Do you have a story to tell about your long eared dog? We'd love to hear it! Check our blog_guidelines.pdf and send us a note on the Contact Us page under the Home menu. Or message our Facebook page. Please allow two weeks for a reply. (We are all volunteers.)
Donate to our Long Ears Alive! vetting microfund to help sick or injured hounds in shelters and pounds get into rescues.
A grateful reader ...
"Thank you for your website - it was the one site that I found when looking up his breed after we adopted him that made me feel like he'd be happy with us; so many other sites stressed how active hounds were and I was so afraid he'd be too much for us, but he's perfect!" ~Christina from NY
2020 Calendar Is Here!
Our popular, beautiful annual calendar is available. Read more here. Use paypal.me/coonhoundcompanions or mail a $20 check made out to Coonhound & Foxhound Companions to Anna Nirva, 1511 Travis St., La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 USA. Thank you for supporting our work to help coonhounds and foxhounds!
These are our beloved coonhound breeds and the foxhound, a near cousin. Have you ever seen more handsome dogs?
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