Plott Hound History by Dale Brandenburger
and I have the pure old bear and coon dogs, as good and pure as they ever were, and they are the best tree dogs of all dogs.
Hack Smithdeal of Johnson City, Tennessee, a real bear hunter and hunting hound over of the old school has two of the best Plott Hound in America today which were sired by this wonderful dog Smithdeal's Cricket sold to Dale Brandenburger
and Smithdeal's Smokey.
I, Dale Brandenburger
purchased Smithdeal's Cricket and Hampton's Sister.
This history was written in January of 1983 by Dale Brandenburger, owner and operator of the Pioneer Plott Hound Kennels.
Dale is a charter member, past president, past vice president, and was for many years a director of the National Plott Hound Association.
Mr. Brandenburger also served as a breed representative on the UKC rules committee and editor of Rules Corner, which was published for many years in American Cooner magazine.
Dale Brandenburger is also a charter member, past president and past treasurer of the Millstadt Coonhunter¡¦s Association and was serving on the board of directors when this history was written.
He is also a charter member and was a Zone Director of the Illinois State Coonhunter¡¦s Association, a member of the Illinois Wildlife Federation, and the National Rifle Association.
This history reprinted with the permission of Dale Brandenburger
No other use of this history is permitted without the express, written permission of Dale Brandenburger
Copyright 1983 by Dale Brandenburger
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