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Plott Hound

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Plott Hound
 
Alternative names
Plott
Country of origin
United States
Common nicknames
 
Classification and breed standards
AKC: Miscellaneous  
UKC: Scenthound Breeds  
Not recognized by any major kennel club
This breed of dog is extinct
Notes
 

The Plott Hound is a large scent hound, specifically a coonhound, originally bred for hunting boar.

History

The Plott brothers brought their dogs with them from Germany to the United States. They bred the dogs with neighboring dogs until they obtained the dogs they desired. Later, their neighbors referred to the type of dog as a "Plott," named after the brothers.


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