Treeing Tennessee Brindle

USD 400-600 Price Avg.

Hunting Dogs



Breed Type



11-12 years


Breed Information

Group Hunting Dogs
Popularity/Rank 530
Origin United States
Other Names Tennessee Brindle, Treeing Tennessee
Breed Type Purebred
Price (Avg.) USD 400-600
Size Medium
Weight Male: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg),
Female: 27-42 pounds (12-19 kg)
Height Male: 18–23 inch (46–58 cm),
Female: 18–23 inch (46–58 cm)
Lifespan 11-12 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose hunting, treeing
Date of Origin 1960s
Ancestry Brindle cur

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Fine
Coat Colors Brindle
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Amber, Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brindle
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Normal
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Deshedder, Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Weekly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Alert, Brave, Courageous, Daring, Friendly, Intelligent, Lovable, Sensitive, Vigilant
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly Yes
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level Moderate
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 10 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Cups Per Day 3 cups
Daily Cost $1.50 - $1.90
Monthly Cost $39.00 - $52.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Treeing Tennessee Brindle have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 3-6 puppies (Once a year.)


The Treeing Tennessee Brindle dog is a medium-sized breed of hound that originated in the United States. It is known for its distinctive brindle coat and its friendly, outgoing personality. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years and can reach up to 24 inches in height and weigh up to 55 pounds. Its coat is usually a combination of black, brown, red, and white with brindling throughout.

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is an intelligent breed that loves to please its owners. They are loyal and affectionate dogs that thrive on human companionship. They are also very active dogs that need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation in order to stay healthy and happy. This breed is friendly with other dogs, cats, children, and other animals when properly socialized from an early age.

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle has a gentle temperament but can be stubborn at times if not given proper training or guidance from their owners. They are alert watchdogs who will bark when they sense danger but are not aggressive by nature. This breed does best in homes where they have plenty of space to run around as well as access to regular exercise such as long walks or hikes outdoors.

The health of the Treeing Tennessee Brindle dog is generally good but like all breeds they can be prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia or eye problems so it’s important for potential owners to research the breed before purchasing one.

The adaptability level of the Treeing Tennessee Brindle dog is high which makes them suitable for many different types of households including those with children or other pets provided they receive enough exercise and mental stimulation on a daily basis. The benefits of owning this breed include their intelligence which makes them easy to train; their loyalty which makes them great family pets; their affectionate nature which makes them great companions; their alertness which makes them good watchdogs; and their adaptability which allows them to fit into many different types of households easily without any major issues arising from living together with other animals or people in close proximity .


The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is a breed of dog that is native to the United States. The breed is named for its brindle coat, which is a type of coat that is characterized by dark stripes on a light background. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is a descendant of the English Foxhound and the American Foxhound. The breed was developed in the state of Tennessee in the 19th century.

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle was once a very popular breed of dog, but its popularity declined in the 20th century. This was due in part to the rise of other breeds of dogs, such as the Labrador Retriever and the Golden Retriever. In addition, many people began to view the Treeing Tennessee Brindle as a hunting dog, rather than a companion dog. As a result, many people stopped breeding the dogs and the population began to decline.

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle nearly became extinct in the early 21st century, but fortunately, there was a resurgence in interest in the breed. This was due in part to celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Jessica Simpson owning Treeing Tennessee Brindles. In addition, many people began to see the Treeing Tennessee Brindle as a unique and interesting breed of dog. As a result, more people began breeding them and their numbers have slowly been increasing.

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle is recognized as a breed by several major kennel clubs, including the American Kennel Club and the United Kennel Club. The breed has also been recognized by several smaller kennel clubs and organizations.