Black Mouth Cur Dog

History of the black mouth cur - the Catahoula Leopard Dog was developed in the heart of the southern United States and probably descends from war dogs attracted by the Spaniards and dogs owned by Native Americans. In 1979, the race was adopted as Louisiana State dogs.

Black mouth cur photo :

In the past, the cat named after a municipality in northeastern Louisiana was used to corral pigs and semi-wild cattle, cattle that had escaped and lived in forests and swamps, black mouth cur. (More exactly, he got into them, and then they were chased by the pigs.) Sometimes, the hunters used the Catahoula Leopard Dog to track and raise the trees to the raccoons, but this dominant race is more comfortable doing the hooligan with reluctant pigs.


The skull is wide and flat.

The chest is deep which gives the Catahoula Leopard Dog a good cardiac and pulmonary capacity.

The legs have solid and strong bones.

The name of the breed is due to mottled stains on the fur.

Variety colors: Blackbird, black-fire.

Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog

Key data black mouth cur:

Country of Origin: United States.

Origins: XVIII Century

First function: hunting deer, grazing.

Current function: Grazing, company.

Life expectancy: 12-13 years.

Weight: 18-23 kg.

Elevation: 59 66 cm.