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Bluetick coonhound

Bluetick Coonhound Puppies:

The Bluetick Coonhound is a breed of dog which is typically found in the southern region of the United States of America.

The Bluetick Coonhound dog belongs to the coonhound family.

The dog appears to be very strong and muscular. The coat of the dog is somewhat coarse but glossy nevertheless. The body of the dog has a mottling of black and white which makes the coat appear navy blue in color.

There are many black spots on the head, ears and the legs of the dog. Though ideally the dogs head should be black, for the rest of the body, it is preferred that the color be more blue than black. The ears are set low and reach the nose. The muzzle of the dog is square.

Bluetick Coonhounds are known to be extremely loyal and gentle with children. They are very loving pets and a great addition to any family. However, Bluetick Coonhound training can often be a very challenging task. Though they are gentle and are seldom ever aggressive, they may try to dominate other smaller animals around them. They are intelligent dogs, just like all other hounds and are considered great problem solvers. However, this may pose a problem when you try to keep the dog indoors. These dogs required a lot of space and when indoors, will keep devising plans to escape. While this is indeed a problem, if you are successful in training this breed, they become very mindful of their owners.

The Bluetick Coonhound loves human food and it is not unusual to see one of them lingering around your dining table, drooling after your food. The dogs bark constantly and in a howling manner and could create a nuisance. If not trained well, the dogs may keep on barking without a moment's peace. Since they are bred to be working dogs, the Bluetick Coonhound is not meant for a lazy owner.

Bluetick coonhound puppy, right from their birth, is handful. They love to sniff around for food and if you leave any garbage or food within their reach, it is definitely not going to last long. The breed has a characteristic greeting for all new people. The dogs greet strangers with a howl, which is often mistaken for aggression. After they are done howling, they also like to sniff the person till they are satisfied. However, because of their size, this friendly act may seem to be quite intimidating.


  Submitted on February 26, 2010  

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