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Saluda Coon Dog Days

Started by errnum, 01/22/2010 07:12PM
Posted 01/22/2010 07:12PM | Edited 01/22/2010 07:14PM Opening Post
Wife's friend told her about the Saluda Coon Dog Days (Saluda NC). Since we have a couple of rescued 'citified' coonhounds, it was a no-brainer to google Saluda. Our hounds don't have to work for a living, though they think it is a sacred duty to tree cats and squirrels and sing in harmony.

Google recovers quite a few folksy pictures, though the Saluda event apparently is not excessively famous on the internet.

The parade includes anybody who decides to participate, and here is the Drill Team:



Cute bluetick pup:



Dignified:



And this 1967 newspaper clip is neat. It has a picture of a Treeing Walker participating in the treeing contest, who barked 64 times in one minute. The fellow looks like he's jumping at least 3 feet off the ground. My guys will do that if they have a cat treed. They get real excitable in the presence of furry critters up a tree.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1665&dat=19870712&id=zH40AAAAIBAJ&sjid=QyQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6431,2254643
Posted 01/23/2010 12:08AM #1
There are a lot of cute Mayberry-style events in North Carolina. They seem to do that stuff very well. grin Neat looking dogs though. That pup seems very focused and intense.

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