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Weight: 75-110 lbs.
Energy Level: High
The Majestic Tree Hound is found in the following colors:
Health & Longevity
Average Life Span: 10-14 years
The Majestic Tree Hound is a hybrid breed of the Coonhound and the Bloodhound. When these two breeds are mixed together, they yield the beautiful and magnificent Majestic Tree Hound. This breed is considered to be healthy and hardy, but it is important to work with a reputable breeder to ensure the health of your pup.
While no major health concerns are known to this breed, that does not mean they are free from all diseases and conditions. In fact, you still need to keep an eye out for ear infections, bloat, hip dysplasia, obesity, and cancer.
Ear infections are very common in pups that have floppy ears. Since your Majestic Tree Hound will have floppy ears, you need to make sure that you take the necessary precautions to prevent an ear infection.
You should clean your pup’s ears once per week to remove any buildup of earwax and dirt. You do not want to stick any objects into the ear, but merely wipe the inside out. If your pup does develop an ear infection, your veterinarian may prescribe antibiotics to cure it up.
Bloat is a serious and can be a fatal condition. This condition occurs when too much air enters into your pup’s stomach. This causes the stomach to expand and place pressure on the surrounding organs, which means necessary functions are impaired.
Hip dysplasia is a common condition in large breed pups and you need to keep an eye out for it in your Majestic Tree Hound. This condition will affect the hip and back limbs. Hip dysplasia occurs when the hip joint is deformed or when it does not fit into the socket correctly. This is a painful problem for your pup and may hinder the use of his or her limbs.
Obesity is something you need to be proactive about with your Majestic Tree Hound. Naturally, your pup will be active, but if fed the wrong food and not exercised enough, he or she can become obese. This can lead to other conditions such as heart disease.
Lastly, cancer is common in many breeds of dogs and you will need to watch out for cancerous cells in your Majestic Tree Hound. It is important for you to work closely with your veterinarian to ensure screenings are performed regularly to catch any cancerous cells.
Temperament & Train-ability
The Majestic Tree Hound is considered to be a friendly dog that gets along with other people, children, and pets. You will find that this breed does make a good house pup and will provide you with a lot of love and happiness within your home.
Since this breed was bred to be a great hunting dog, you will find that your Majestic Tree Hound does like to become vocal now and again. You should not confuse this loudness and vocalization with your pup being a watch dog because he will not serve as one due to his friendly nature. In fact, your pup will invite strangers in with a lick of the hand and a wag of the tail.
It is easy to understand why anyone would want to have this pup in their home. The Majestic Tree Hound is well-mannered, social, and gentle. You do not have to worry about any aggression from him or her.
You should ensure that you have a yard for your Majestic Tree Hound to run around in because he or she will want to get outside and run. This pup is great to play with and will entertain a game or two of fetch outside.
The Majestic Tree Hound does have a lot of energy, so he or she does need to be stimulated both mentally and physically. If he or she does not receive enough stimulation, you will find that he or she becomes a bit destructive inside your home.
This breed is known to become very close to his or her owner. Your pup will become a companion and will often suffer from separation anxiety when you are away for a long period of time.
The Majestic Tree Hound is easy to train and will respond well to your commands. In fact, he or she is eager to please and will proudly do as you ask. It is important that you remain consistent when it comes to training and that you are firm, yet gentle in your approach. Your Majestic Tree Hound will not respond well to harsh training methods.
Your Majestic Tree Hound does not have a lot of grooming needs and is easy to care for. You should brush your pup’s coat a couple of times per week to remove any hairs that may become loose. You do not have to worry about a lot of shedding either, which is a plus for those who want a low shed dog.
You should only bathe your pup when he or she really needs it. When you do bathe him or her, choose a shampoo that is mild on the skin to prevent any irritation.
You will need to clean out your pup’s ears once per week to ensure there is no buildup of wax and debris. As mentioned above, this breed is susceptible to ear infections, so you should check their ears often and clean them when you need to.
The Majestic Tree Hound will consume four to five cups of food per day. It is important to make sure that you choose a high-quality brand of dog food that does not contain chemicals and fillers.
Since this breed is prone to obesity, it is important that you choose a food high in protein and low in calories. You should also avoid wet food.
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A Majestic Tree Hound will cost you anywhere between $500 and $1,500. In addition to this cost, make sure you factor in additional yearly costs for vet checkups, preventative medicine, and even vaccinations.
Paws ‘N’ Pups Ranking
Paws ‘N’ Pups ranks every breed out of 4 with 1 being easiest to integrate into your life and 4 being the toughest – The lower the ranking the better.
Ranking takes into account a few basic factors including cost, skill level needed, high vs low maintenance and how critical regular training is to success. The Majestic Tree Hound is a very friendly pup with a great attitude and a willingness to learn. You will find that this breed makes an awesome family dog and will play with you whenever you have the time to head outdoors. This breed ranks a 1.
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