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Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound" Compare Vizsla and Redbone Coonhound. Which is better: Vizsla or Redbone Coonhound?
Name Vizsla Redbone Coonhound
OriginsHungary United States
Group Gun Dog Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank30139
Reviews21
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Other Names Hungarian Vizsla, Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer, Hungarian Short-Haired Pointer, Rövidszőrű Magyar Vizsla Redbone Hound, Reds
Breed Type Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1960 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2009 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club American Kennel Club United Kennel Club
Price $800-$1200 $600-$800

General Appearance - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Size Large Medium
Weight Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg) 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) 60 pounds (27.5 kg)
Height Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm) 21-27 inches (53-66 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm) 24 inches (59.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Coat Fine Dense Hard Coarse Short No Undercoat Fine
Colors Golden Rust Russet Gold Dark Sandy Gold Red Golden
Grooming
Effortless: The Vizsla requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Redbone Coonhound requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Vizslas shed moderately.
Redbone Coonhounds shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Temperament Affectionate Energetic Intelligent Protective Cheerful Gentle Playful Quiet Easygoing Companionable Lively Friendly Evenly Tempered Trainable Willing Affectionate Energetic Independent Companionable Familiar Unflappable
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Vizsla is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Redbone Coonhound's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Vizslas are easy to train.
Redbone Coonhounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Vizsla is a highly playful breed.
The Redbone Coonhound is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Vizslas don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Redbone Coonhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Vizslas are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Redbone Coonhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Vizslas are a social breed.
Redbone Coonhounds are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Vizsla barks occasionally.
High: The Redbone Coonhound is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Vizslas are average watchdogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Territorial
Vizslas are average defenders.
Redbone Coonhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Vizsla has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Redbone Coonhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Vizslas have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Vizslas have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Redbone Coonhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Vizslas have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Vizslas are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Redbone Coonhounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Vizslas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Redbone Coonhounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Vizslas do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Redbone Coonhounds do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Stranger Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards strangers.
Redbone Coonhounds are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Vizslas are kid-friendly dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards cats.
Redbone Coonhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards other dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Vizsla is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Redbone Coonhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Vizslas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Redbone Coonhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Vizslas are generally with other pets.
Redbone Coonhounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Vizslas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Redbone Coonhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Vizsla breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Redbone Coonhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Health Issues
The Vizsla is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Redbone Coonhounds tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Health Problems Cancer Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Sebaceous Adenitis Eye Problems Hip Dysplasia Obesity
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No
Energy Level
Vizslas are high energy dogs.
Redbone Coonhounds have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Vizslas need a lot of exercises.
Redbone Coonhounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Vizslas don't need too much sleep.
Redbone Coonhounds are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Low to Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Vizsla has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Redbone Coonhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Vizsla is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Redbone Coonhound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Reproducibility - Vizsla vs Redbone Coonhound

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 6-8 puppies 6-10 puppies

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  • XHess

    Oct 25, 2019, 7:50:10 PM:

    Grossly inaccurate The redbone and blue tick are intelligent they make excellent guard dogs because they are not stranger friendly and other than ear infections and senior hip dysplasia they do not suffer from a lot and frequent health issues