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Bluetick Coonhound: A Complete Guide to the Racoon Hunting Dog

Bluetick Coonhound: A Complete Guide to the Racoon Hunting Dog

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The Bluetick Coonhound is a large dog, originally raised to be a hunting companion, although more recently it has been used as a loving pet.

Although they may be suitable for prey hunting game, they are also suitable for the family home.

Blueticks are one of the few breeds able to express a sound called “barking”.

It is a beautiful breed of dog which, combined with its adorable characteristics, makes it a great companion.

Let’s take a look at all you need to know about Bluetick Coonhound Coating: where they come from, what they need to be happy and healthy, and how to buy one of these dogs

Size 22-17 inches (male) and 21-25 inches (female)
Weight 55-80 pounds (men) and 45-65 pounds (women)
Life span 10-12 years
Breed type Dog
Hunting dog
Suitable for families, active adults, hunters
Color variations: dark blue, densely speckled with black spots with blackheads and ears (and sometimes tan)
Athletic Temperament, Dynamic, Intelligent, Energetic, Affectionate
Other names n / a

 


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Bluetick Coonhound Personality
Because this dog belongs to the group of hunting dogs, they can be vocal enough by barking and screaming when excited.

It is interesting to note that the Bluetick Coonhound can also produce another sound called “Alignment”.

Specific to a small number of breeds, the bark is a unique sound somewhere between yelling and barking.

This is the sound that Blueticks would produce during a hunt to announce the location of the prey. It is sometimes produced in a Blueticks pet exhibiting guardian behavior.

Although hunters can hear music, potential owners should first be listened to to make sure they are ready for their dog to make that unusual noise.

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