Name : Bluetick Coonhound
                    Origin : North America
          Average Size : 68cm (27in)
     Average Weight : 36kg (80lbs)

Average Life Span : 12 years
                    Group : Hound
                   Colour : Blue, Black, 
                                   White, Grey
       Temperament : Friendly, devoted 
                                   and affectionate
  1. Bluetick coonhounds are large sized dogs having their origin in North America.
  2. They belong to the hound group of dogs.
  3. They grow to an average size of 68cm and tend to weigh around 36kg.
  4. On an average they live to be around 12 years old.
  5. They are a friendly breed of dogs which may be particularly challenging to train.
  6. They need to be trained from an early age because of their large size.
  7. Typical to a hound, they are great problem solvers and a very intelligent breed.
  8. They need a lot of space and it may be difficult to confine them to a household.
  9. They are known to salivate heavily when exposed to human food.
  10. Their strong sense of smell drives them to be excellent hunting / tracking dogs.
  11. Interestingly, food or garbage should never be left unattended around them as their nose gets them in trouble!.
  12. Their way of greeting by howling and sniffing may be often mistaken as aggressiveness.
  13. They are known to have an extremely loud, constant and howling bark.
  14. They may be challenging to pet owners as they are bred to be working hunting dogs.
  15. Although once trained, they are very mindful and friendly and can be excellent around children and family.

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