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Plott Hound Info

Plott Hound Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 20-24" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 0-0 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 45-55 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Plott Hound is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 45 lbs that can reach 55 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the UKC, NKC, AKC, CKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Plott Hound breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Plott Hound should know that the average litter size is between [LitterMin] to [LitterMax] puppies.

Plott Hound Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler yes
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin United States Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Plott Hound Temperament

intelligent, quick to learn and love, good with children, large game hunter, courageous and proud, tend to drool and slobber

Health Problems

gastric torsion and life-threatening twisting of the stomach

Plott Hound Coat

Plott Hound Dog Colors

Saddled brindle (primarily black with brindle legs), and smokey blue.

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