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Discussion in 'Hunting' started by Vicki, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. Vicki

    Vicki Administrator Staff Member

    Anyone have any opinions on hounds, specifically the Blue Tick Coonhound?
  2. bamaman

    bamaman GRCH Dog

    I grew up around them.They are a tool ,a working class dog depending where you get them.We used them for Deer hunting.
  3. Vicki

    Vicki Administrator Staff Member

    You wouldn't recommend as a pet?
  4. bamaman

    bamaman GRCH Dog

    I prob would not Vickie but it depends on the individual.May be fine just depends on what's behind the dog.
  5. treezpitz

    treezpitz CH Dog Staff Member

    I have a Plott hound pup. She's very hyper and loud. I wouldn't recommend her to a pet home.
  6. slim12

    slim12 Super Moderator Staff Member

    We ran Blue Ticks and red ticks as a kid and a Red Bone here and there.

    I'm not sure of the pet aspect. Just like any dog, or better yet any breed, it lies with the individual dog and the environment he is put in/owner.

    Most issues between the breeds are transferrable so if you are knocking it down with bulldogs a coon hound should be workable.

    Ours were hunting dogs. They lived outside either in a group pen or on a chain. They got a ton of people interaction when we hunted and for the most part slopped feed when we were not hunting.

    Of the Blue Ticks we never had any biters or any that were aggressive. An occasional fight at the tree but nothing to say it would happen around the house.

    The bulldogs around here are the easiest thing to steal. I like having the hound/hound mix dog that will bark when something is in the yard that does not belong in the yard.

    pitbulld0gs, F.W.K. and bamaman like this.
  7. Vicki

    Vicki Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks, Slim
  8. mccoypitbulls

    mccoypitbulls Underdog

    I always liked a Blue Lacey Game Dog.
    They run scents and are said to be a more layed back scent hound.

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