• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.



Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

Sweet Older Black and Tan Coonhound needs loving home Carrollton Ga

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Sweet Older Black and Tan Coonhound needs loving home Carrollton Ga

    I found an older Black and Tan Coonhound running down the road a few weeks ago. His owner came and got him but the dog returned the following day and has been at my house ever since. He is extremely sweet and enjoys being around company.

    He is about 8 years old and is looking for a home where he can be loved. He stays in my garage all day and just wants a safe place to lay his weary head. He has been neutured and I will pay for his shots. He seems to get along fine with other dogs but mostly ignores them. He is cautious around horses and stays out of their way. He will chase cats but in reality he is very slow so I do not think he could harm one. He has never tried to come into my house and seems to prefer the outdoors however,unlike most coonies he does not wander. He is free to a excellent, loving home.

  • #2
    ....and you have the owners permission to give their dog away? I don't understand if they came and got him before are they now outlooking for him and you have him shutin a garage or they refuse to come get him again?
    CoonHounds are great dogs and very sweet...... hopefully he will find a grerat home or be reunited with his owner soon.
    "A little less chit-chat a little more pitter-pat"


    • Original Poster

      To answer your questions: the owner has been contacted and does not pick him up. He drives by my house twice a day and the dog is clearly in my yard, porch and pasture. He does not ever stop. Secondly the dog is not locked in my garage because it is 95 degrees plus and it would be to hot for him inside. He is staying, by his own choosing, on my front porch. I have not made any effort to contain him or prevent him from leaving nor have I prevented anyone from coming to get him. I have called the owner 5 times and he has come once. the dog returned and the owner has not come back for him. It would be much eaiser if the owner would come back for him but he has shown little interest in doing so. He has been at my house now 3 weeks.


      • #4
        Spot - wish I had a place for him!

        Thank you for taking the time to look out for this aged gentleman.


        • Original Poster

          Thanks In_. Coonhounds are my favorite breed of dog. I have a black and tan myself and had a bluetick before that. They are the most wonderful dogs! I may have found a home for him but if anyone is interested please let me know. Also my friend rescued a Walker Coonhound from a very abusive home and needs to place her as well.


          • #6
            I think it's great that you are looking out for this old boy...

            A word of caution though...if his idiot owner decides in 6 months he wants the dog and comes calling and finds the dogs been given away you may find yourself in a heap of trouble.... even if all he does is attempts to sue you and the court tells him he's an idiot and leave you alone, it will still cost you time and money for defense.

            I would write him a letter, certified mail telling him you assume the dog is abandoned and that you will be finding him a new home in 30 days. Check your state laws, but a lot of places with will CYA.

            Good luck and thank you for doing that...

            I wish I could take him, I love Black n Tans.... I have a GSP and just love big field dogs!
            Concordia means "Harmony" in Latin.
            Full Time Dressage Addict


            • Original Poster

              Thanks for all the suggestions. The owner has released the dog to me. He now needs a loving home. I thought my trainer was going to take him but she does not have a fenced in yard so I am still looking for a wonderful home for a sweet old dog. I will post pictures tonight.