Description: The English Coonhound has a short, stiff coat that gives is a sleek body shape. The medium length tail is generally set high up. The dog has an alert, confident carriage that mirrors its tenacious hunting spirit. This breed is very intelligent which some believe comes from the flexibility it is given in terms of acceptable coat colors. Many colorations and patterns are accepted which means that breeders can focus more effort on product English Coonhound puppies with better skill and ability.