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; Kaweah is loyal, loving, and affectionate and exhibits decent recall skills. Occasionally she will give chase to squirrels or birds, but is not great around horses. Kaweah would be best suited for a home with older children and adults (the unexpected movements from babies and toddlers unsettle her).; Since Kaweah is a purebred hound, she will need a lot of exercise in an area with a secure perimeter. She loves hiking and trips to the dog park (where she can be trusted to play well with others).; If you're interested in this pretty puppy, come meet Kaweah today!
; ** FOSTER NOTES** 10/11/16- Kaweah is a very beautiful Treeing Walker Coonhound, a great girl for all hound lovers who know and understand these complex animals. Judging by her behavior, we guess that she may never have been a pet; this is not unusual for a hunting dog. She has worked hard to become a family dog and gets along with our other hound and our terrier but she has had to learn to share and not just take what she wants. She walks well on a leash until she sees another dog and then can be dog aggressive. We are working with her on this and she is progressing. She has not shown aggression toward people. Hounds are hard-wired to hunt and perceive a world around them that we are unaware of. She is easily over-stimulated by a walk in the woods or the presence of a horse. She does well in the house and is not destructive but isolates herself at times and often prefers to sleep in a bathroom at night. She has the typical hound bay. We can not speak to her ability to hunt. The meaning of the word 'kaweah', pronounced 'ga-we-hah', in the ancient Yokuts language is 'crow' or 'raven cry'. Kaweah is also a river in the Sie
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