Red Tick Coonhound Breed Profile


The coat of the Coonhound is short and hard.Their bark sounds like a hound bawl. The tails are medium length and set high.


Blue and white ticked, red and white ticked, tri-colored with ticking, red and white, and white and black.


English Coonhounds are good natured, sociable, energetic, intelligent and active. Their great senses make them excellent hunters. This breed is extremely fast, hot-trailing competitive type coonhounds.


The Red Tick Coonhound originated in the southeastern United States, around Virginia area. They were bred from American and English Foxhounds and other European hunting breeds. It is believed, though not widely documented, that the Bloodhound was interbred to increase the dogs scent ability and thus helped create the breed of today.

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