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Plott Hound Dog For Adoption in Cochran, GA, USA

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Organization Name: Georgia Canine Rescue and Rehabilitation
Location: Cochran, GA
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Breed: Plott Hound
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Brindle Pop

Age: Senior
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 04/30/2016
Location: Cochran, GA 31014
USA
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Tags: Plott Hound Dog For Adoption in Cochran, GA, USA
Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Plott Hound. Brindle Pop is around 8yrs, 70lbs. He is fully vetted but is heart worm positive and has been on slow kill, monthly treatment. He is crate, house and leash trained. He gets on with other dogs but is male dominate so not good with other large, dominate males. Not sure about cats. He loves everyone. He has an oddly set jaw due to an old broken jaw. He is terrified of thunderstorms. All GCRR Dogs are tested for temperament, completely vetted, on heartworm preventative, microchipped, dog friendly, and come with a 30 day FREE insurance policy!! We can cat test and kid test any dog, please ask! Can't adopt me? Why not sponsor! Become a Doggie Guardian Angel today! Our medical bills are at an all-time high and even a $5 donation can help take some of my friends off the streets, treat their wounds and heal their hearts. Please think about a tax-deductible donation today! Thanks for helping us help all the deserving dogs.

Plott Hound

A.K.A. : Plott, Plotthund
Overview: The Plott hound was bred by the Plott family beginning in the mid 1700s. The breed was used for tracking raccoons and bear in the mountains. The breed is seen only in the eastern USA and is generally used by hunters.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 51-60
Height (in): 20-24
Colors: brindle and blue
Coat: The coat is short and thick
Character: The Plott hound is clever, loyal and loving.
Temperament: The Plott hound gets along very well with children and other dogs.
Care: The Plott hound needs to be bathed infrequently and brushed occasionally. Keep the ears clean to avoid infections.
Training: The Plott hound should be given obedience and leash training. If used for hunting, it should be trained for this purpose.
Activity: This breed needs a lot of exercise. They like to run in open spaces, but should be kept a fenced yard to prevent them from tracking animals and getting lost.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: Gastric problems from over eating; can be avoided by giving smaller quantities of food more often and waiting before exercise after meals.
Life Expectancy: 12-14

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