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Bluetick Coonhound

Bluetick Coonhound
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Although the dogs are formerly from Louisiana, the descent could be traced-back to these Bleu Gascogne-French hounds. The dogs are physical hunters, and both excel on tracking & treeing, bears, raccoons & cougars. These Bluetick Coonhound remains capable of making their hunting-duties on every terrain & in extreme weather-conditions. Bluetick-Coonhounds are well-known to their cold-noses, and these ability both have to follow very old-scents.


The dogs are defined as being expert and sociable, & they are very loyal to the families. The breed is strong, deeply-devoted, caring & without fear. These Bluetick Coonhound remains a brilliant-family companion & protector. They would do well on a home among children which are considerate. 

Both are wary-of strangers, though not so aggressive dogs. These Bluetick Coonhound would get along great with dogs which both have been built with, though aren't ideal to families among cats or either other little pets. These Bluetick Coonhound-howl a lot & does own a tendency on being destructive while left alone on too longspun, or when they'e lonely. The Bluetick-Coonhound offers an excellent-watchdog. The breed won't do well into the apartment. 

Though they're fairly dormant when indoors, both will perform-best in a big yard. It's advised that the dogs shouldn't be permitted to run-free when non on a-leash, unless they'e in a safe area. Coonhounds remain inclined to work after the noses, & if both catch a smell they may walk for minutes to succeed it. The breed won't enjoy being-left alone to long periods & can suffer of separation anxiety. These Blue tick-Coon hound would get along among other dogs, though will observe other domestic-pets, including-cats, as prey-animals.


It's recommended that the dogs are cleaned on a weekly-basis in line to minimize the hair loss. Washing or dry-shampooing shall only be made when needed and their-ears should too be checked & cleaned at a consistent-basis.


It's important that these Bluetick remains is socialised & receive obedience-training from a so young age-onwards. That is the breed that won't do well while the training remains conducted on a rough or unkind-manner. The training shall involve motivation, perseverance & firmness - it shall also be calm and consistent. These Bluetick Coonhound shines in hunting, activity, & tracking.

Health difficulties

These Bluetick Coonhounds remain relatively strong dogs, but both tend to own problems among cataracts, hip-dysplasia, and Krabbes-disease. Inactivity could lead on fatness, and the ears could be verified to be sure both are open of infections.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #132
2017: #132
2016: #121
2015: #123
Origin:United States
Breed Group:Hound (AKC:2009)
Scenthounds (UKC)
Life span:11-12 years
Height:20-27 inches (51-69 cm)
Weight:45-80 pounds (20-36 kg)
Colors:Blue Ticked
Black Ticked & Tan
Litter Size:6-8 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $500 - $600 USD

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11 Ziggy Jasmine
12 Gunner Josie
13 Brady Penelope
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