14 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bluetick Coonhound

#7 This breed will typically greet strangers with the same baying noise they make while out hunting.

#8 Bluetick Coonhounds are considered an important part of southern culture.

#9 There is even a Bluetick Coonhound mascot for the University of Tennessee called Smokey.

#10 The American Blue Gascon Hound is a subgroup of the Bluetick Coonhound breed.

#12 Many Bluetick Coonhounds have appeared in television and film.

One of the most famous is the cartoon character Huckleberry Hound. A dog called Old Blue appears in the 1960 film ‘Wild River’ and another dog called Tet is in the 1980s television series ‘Airwolf’. 

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