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Bluetick Coonhound

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 45 - 80 lbs.

Height: 20" - 27"

Life Span: 11 - 12 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: United States

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Bluetick Coonhound requires daily vigorous exercise. This dog is not recommended for city life.

Grooming Needs

The Bluetick Coonhound needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


The Bluetick Coonhound is intelligent, devoted and patient

Compatibility with Kids

Best with older children.


This breed is the result of selective breeding including English Coonhounds, Foxhounds, French Hounds and Curs that was established in 1945 in Louisiana.