This dog can definitely hear it when individuals say he’s a superb boy.
Typically, all it takes to set a Guinness World Document is to have a singular characteristic. For instance, a canine named Lou lately earned his spot within the document e-book for having the longest ears on a residing canine.
Lou’s proprietor, Paige, informed Guinness that she’s at all times identified his ears have been longer than common. In accordance to a press release from the record-keeping group, Paige solely determined to measure them throughout the pandemic.
“Lou is a black and tan coonhound, and all of them should have ears that extend at least to the tip of their nose,” Paige, a veterinary technician, defined. “All black and tan coonhounds have beautiful long ears, some are just longer than others. Their long ears drag on the ground and stir up scents when they are tracking out in the field. It makes them great at following long, very old or ‘cold’ tracks that other breeds of dog may not pick up on.”
Lou’s ears measure out to 13.38 inches.
Paige stated that whereas Lou’s ears are terribly lengthy, they don’t require way more cleansing than these of a standard canine. Through the winter, nevertheless, she does wrap them in an ear-warmer to maintain them from dragging within the snow.
“People always have questions about the breed. Coonhounds are not very common in this region so I get the opportunity to educate a lot of people on the breed,” Paige stated. “Of course everyone wants to touch the ears, they’re very easy to fall in love with just one sighting.”