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Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog

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Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog profile

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Lifespan: 10-14 Years

Avg height: 51-66cm.

Avg weight: 23-41kg

Coat type: Short, tight coat.

Coat coloursBlack, brindle, red merle, black merle, red, yellow.

Originally bred for: Hunting wild boar and raccoon in the swamps and forests of Louisiana.

Breed traits: Independent, loving, energetic, calm, dedicated. 

A little about the Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog

 

The Catahoula Leopard Dog is the state dog of Louisiana. They are a working dog breed and can make excellent guard dogs who are very protective of children. This can be an issue with strangers, but with socialisation and training, the breed can make good family pets. 

 

LOUISIANA CATAHOULA LEOPARD DOG HEALTH INFORMATION

This breed is predisposed to Canine Hip Dysplasia and Deafness. They are also at risk of obesity, especially when overfed.