Bluetick Coonhound

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 22 to 27 inches at the withers, Females – 21 to 25 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 55 to 80 pounds, Females – 45 to 65 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Dark blue, mottled body with black spots and may have tan markings over the eyes, on the cheeks and chest and below the tail, or red ticking on feet and lower legs
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Hunting, Tracking, Field, Trials, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both, but can be hard to control indoors

The muscular, athletic Bluetick Coonhound is an excellent tracker skilled in treeing raccoons and other small animals. Like many coonhounds, the Bluetick is named for his coat color, which has a dark blue spotted pattern. Highly intelligent, this breed is a loyal, affectionate companion that gets along well with children and other pets. His low-maintenance, glossy coat needs occasional bathing and grooming.

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