The first hunting dogs came to the New World during colonization in the 18th century. There is a legend according to which all coonhounds – raccoon hounds – trace their ancestry from the favorites of George Washington, Foxhounds and French hounds. However, according to research, these dogs appeared in the United States earlier, even before the first president was elected. And in their veins, in addition to the blood of French and English hunting dogs, blood flows bloodhounds – Belgian hounds.
Coonhounds are a large group of American hounds. It includes seven breeds, but only one is officially recognized by the International Cynological Federation – the black and tan Coonhound.
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