Plott Hound Breed Profile
The Plott Hound is a very loyal and intelligent breed of dog. Among its other qualities are that its a quick learner, courageous, and loves to play chicken with animals bigger than they are.
This breed of dog is very good with children and family.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 14 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 45 to 55 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog are gastric torsion and twisting of the stomach. Because of this it is very important that you do NOT exercise this breed of dog immediately after eating!
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking is out of the question, as these dogs prefer the outdoors. Shedding is average, brush every other day.
Best Owner Compatibility
Not for the apartment or condo dweller. Not for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
Loves to howl and bark.
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