The Catahoula Leopard Dog, also called the Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog or Catahoula Cur, will wow you with its unique looks. Their leopard-like coat comes in a wide variety of colours and their eyes can look like blue marbled glass, and each eye may be a different colour. Many people would choose to buying this breed just for their unique looks and stunning eyes.
Looking past their model looks, Catahoula Leopards are working dogs. It doesn’t matter what the job is - they are versatile and can handle anything. Once shown what their job is they can easily get fixated on it and will fulfill it to the best of their ability over and over again.
They thrive on good relationships with their handlers and will enjoy consistency and strong and fair leadership. If you show them that you enjoy working with them and seeing them perform well, they will rise to excellence and will not let you down. Praise and acknowledgment is what this breed thrives on.
Catahoula Leopards are quite smart and like to find work where they don’t just follow orders but where self-thinking is required. In some countries they are used as search and rescue dogs as they have an excellent sense of smell.
|Life expectancy:||10-14 years|
|Monthly cost (food):||average|