Facts & Origin
Basset Bluetick (Basset Hound and Bluetick Coonhound Mix)
The Basset Bluetick is a mixed breed that is a cross between the Basset Hound and the Bluetick Coonhound. Both breeds are well-known hunting dogs and have roots in Europe (Basset Hound from France) and the United States (Bluetick Coonhound), dating back to their respective working roles as tracking dogs.
Suitability and attitude
Because of their size and temperament, Basset Blueticks are best suited for homes with a secure, fenced-in yard where they can explore and use their sense of smell. They get along well with children and other pets and are generally friendly, sociable dogs. Their loving and loyal nature makes them good family pets, provided they get enough exercise and mental stimulation.
|Origin||France - USA|
|Life expectancy||10 - 12 years|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The Basset Bluetick is known for its patient, loving and loyal personality. Both parent breeds are known for their perseverance and strong hunting instincts, which means Basset Blueticks are often curious and adventurous. They are intelligent, but sometimes stubborn, which can make training a challenge.
The Basset Bluetick is a friendly, loyal and adventurous dog that can be a wonderful family pet with the right care and attention. Their curiosity and drive to explore, coupled with their love and loyalty to their family, make them a unique and lovable breed.
Care and health
Grooming a Basset Bluetick is usually easy, as their coat is short and low maintenance. A weekly brushing is usually sufficient to keep their coat healthy and shiny. As for health, they can be prone to certain conditions that are common in their parent breeds, including hip and elbow dysplasia, ear infections, and eye problems. It is important to schedule regular vet visits for prevention and early detection of such problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Basset Hound and Bluetick Coonhound mix is a medium to large breed that typically weighs between 23 and 69 kilograms and reaches a height of 35 to 65 centimeters. The Basset Bluetick has a short, smooth coat that can be a mixture of colors, including blue, white, black and brown. They often have the distinctive "droopy ears" and melancholy face of the Basset Hound, coupled with the slender, athletic stature of the Bluetick Coonhound.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Gastric torsion is a disease in which the stomach rotates around its own longitudinal axis. The cause of the disease is not known.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
A Basset Bluetick is a dog created by crossing a Basset Hound and a Blue Tick Coonhound. This breed is usually energetic, sociable and above all loyal as well as intelligent.
This hybrid breed tends to be energetic, social and loyal. They are also intelligent and can learn quickly.
Basser Bluetick usually reaches a height of 35 to 65 centimeters.
It has a life span of about 10 to 14 years.
Yes, this mixed breed requires at least 30 minutes of training or exercise daily.