Incredible Facts About the Bluetick Coonhound That Will Make You Want One!

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This mesmerizing breed is one of a kind!

1. Fast and Muscular.

The Bluetick Coonhound has an extremely muscular body. Their weight can range from 45 to 100 pounds. What a drastic difference! Known for being speedy and vigilant they use this to their advantage.

2. Gorgeous Coat!

This breed has a beautiful tri-color coat. It’s a short coat that is black spotted with hints of brown. Their striking coat makes them stand out from other breeds.

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3. A Southern Bell!

Originated in Louisiana, the Bluetick Coonhound dates back to the colonial days! They are recognized as a big deal in the South too! Smokey the Bluetick Coonhound is the mascot for the University of Tennesee.

4. Cold Nose.

For any dog this is unusual. While most dogs have a warm nose, the Bluetick Coonhound is rightfully known for their cold nose. Their nose is also used for hunting as well.

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5. Incredible Hunters.

These dogs were bred for hunting! They were specifically bred to hunt raccoons, but they chase many small animals.

6. Low Grooming.

No need to worry on expensive trimmings and washings. This breed never needs a trim! They are content with weekly brushing. If there’s only one thing you should be consistent with, it’s cleaning their ears! Bluetick’s are prone to ear infections.

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