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
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.
2020 Calendar Call for Entries
Are you an amateur photographer and love hounds? Enter our annual 2020 contest!
FREE TO ENTER!! Our annual fundraiser calendar is super high-quality and so very cool to display and to give as gifts. If you have high resolution images of coonhounds and foxhounds that you would like to enter into our contest, look at the guidelines sheet. Click here, or click on the 2019 calendar cover above, to open and download a PDF file with lots of information. DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1. You can enter up to 6 photos! So get started!!
These are our beloved coonhound breeds and the foxhound, a near cousin. Have you ever seen more handsome dogs?
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