The Redbone Coonhound is a breed of dog which is widely used for hunting bear raccoon and cougar. Their agility allows them to be used for hunting from swamplands to mountains and some can be used as water dogs. The AKC standard says The Redbone mingles handsome looks and an even temperament with a confident air and fine hunting talents. http:--www. akc. org-breeds-redbone coonhound-index. cfm This breed has been registered with the UKC since 1904.