The Catahoula Leopard Dog, originating from the United States of America, is a multi-purpose working dog. It is the official state dog of Louisiana state.
Appearance & Grooming
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a large dog with a muscular body. The breed has a soft coat in blue, red, brindle, black, and brown. The Catahoula Leopard Dog sheds occasionally and requires weekly brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Catahoula Leopard Dog has an alert and loyal personality. They tend to play well with older children and other dogs. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children
The Catahoula Leopard Dog has a high activity level, but it is still easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the breed should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks.
The Catahoula Leopard Dog is an independent and protective dog. The breed requires consistency in training, and compulsive methods are not effective. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.