Plott hound

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Noun1.Plott hound - a brindle-coated American hound used in hunting bears and wild boars
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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shows: the Tibetan mastiff, the Beauceron, the Swedish valhund, and the Plott hound.
The former was historically used in packs, sometimes with plott hounds, to chase and encircle a moose, allowing hunters to catch up and dispatch it; the latter is a hyperactive bird dog currently trained to flush capercaille, the biggest game bird and most prized avian trophy of Eurasia.
Girl and Sugar, our two Plott hounds, protect our domestic breeding stock by keeping the boars away, both with their presence and their instinctual trait of going after big game.