You have a Plott Hound!?!
Is FRee Republic some kind of branch of the AKC? All these unusual breeds that never show up in real life represented here! I’m impressed.
Whatever you do, don’t ever get a Lakeland Terrier. Have had two of them. Craziest dogs in the world. Can’t even blame it on overbreeding, since they are strictly regulated. They just have something wrong with them in the head.
Well, my grandmother on my father’s side was a Plott
from North Carolina and I always wanted one so when
one came up I grabbed him.
A beautiful brindle colored hound, he rode everywhere
I went to the Coon Dog cemetary over by Tuscumbia Miss.
once, way off the beaten track but well worth it.
Lots of Coon Champions buried there and other hounds too.
At the entrance is a statue of a coon up a tree with a
baying hound at the base. Most of the tombstones have
the dogs collars tied to them, a very quiet and peaceful
place. Wish I could have taken trooper there but we
buried him next to several other dogs so he wasn’t alone.
Here is the url
If you get a chance to read “Where the Red Fern Grows.”
It’s about aboy and his coon dogs.
I read it in the fall on the deer stand and when it
gets to the very sad end, my tears fall on the
dry leaves like rain.
My father was a country boy and had dogs like that
so it really means a lot to me.