The Bluetick Coonhound is a breed of Coonhound originating in Lousiana. Historically, the it was most commonly used as a raccoon hunting dog.
Height: Female: 21–25 inches (53–64 cm) Male: 22–27 inches (56–69 cm)
Weight: Female: 45–64 lbs (20–29 kg) Male: 55–80 lbs (25–36 kg)
Coat Type: Short and smooth.
Temperament: Athletic, Hardy, Intelligent, Friendly, Active.
Life Span: 12-14 years.
Health Problems: Generally healthy, but may be susceptible to hip dysplasia, lysosomal storage disease and bloat.
• Huckleberry Hound is a Bluetick.
• Smokey, the mascot of the University of Tennessee, is a Bluetick.
• Savage Sam, the sequel to Old Yeller, is about a Bluetick Coonhound.
• Old Blue, a Bluetick Coonhound, was in the 1960 Elia Kazan film, Wild River.
ANKC: Group 4 (Hounds)