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Treeing Tennessee Brindle Breeders Association

Breed Standards

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Breed Standards

Color-     Brindle or black and brindle trim (small amount of 
                 white on breast or feet not objectionable.)
 
Head-      Dome flat, wide between the eyes, heavy muzzle, short or
                 medium ears set high, eyes dark, prominent, expressive.
 
Body-      Deep broad chest, back straight and strong, tail medium
                 length, coat smooth. 
 
Legs-       Straight muscular, well set for speed, dew claws
                  permitted.
 
Height-    Males at shoulder- 18 to 24 inches. Females at
                  shoulder- 16 to 22 inches.
 
Weight-    In proportion to height.
 
Voice-      Open trailers with change over at tree. Coarse chop
                  perferred.
 
Chacteristics-
                  Strong  treeing instinct, desire to hunt, good scenting 
                  power, fast hunters, intelligence, alertness, and
                  companionship.