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Bluetick Coonhound Dog For Adoption in Valley Falls, KS, USA


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Date Listed: 03/25/2017
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Breed: Bluetick Coonhound
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 03/25/2017
Location: Valley Falls, KS, 66512
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Bluetick Coonhound Dog For Adoption in Valley Falls, KS, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Lots
Behavioral Characteristics
Energy Level High
Exercise Needs High
Obedience Training Needs Training
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No

Posted Breed: Bluetick Coonhound (short coat). Please see our website for the most current listing of available pets, as well as information on our adoption procedures and policies.

Bluetick Coonhound

Overview: The Bluetick Coonhound loves to hunt and is good at treeing animals. They do well as pets in homes with large yards.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 45-80
Height (in): 20-27
Colors: white body with black ticking that creates the bluish look
Coat: The coat is short and sleek. It's dense and a bit coarse to the touch.
Character: The Bluetick Coonhound is intelligent, loyal and has a strong instinct to hunt.
Temperament: The Bluetick Coonhound is good with older children and most other dogs. They don't do well with other animals, particularly small ones that they may try to hunt.
Care: The coat should be brushed occasionally. The ears need to be kept clean to avoid infection.
Training: The Bluetick Coonhound accepts training well. Start training when the dog is young and use frequent sessions.
Activity: This breed needs a large, fenced yard to run and play. Walk them on a leash to keep them from treeing other animals in the neighborhood.
Country of Origin: USA
Life Expectancy: 11-12

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