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Catahoula Leopard Dog

Catahoula Leopard Dog

The Catahoula Leopard Dog is an American working breed with origins in Louisiana. These guys come in a patchwork of colors and patterns, giving them their trademark look. They are primarily a working dog, but can make good companions with intensive socialization from an early age.

About this Breed

The Catahoula Leopard Dog is a hardy but striking working dog. The origin of the breed is somewhat cloaked in mystery, but they are believed to have come from a mixture of dogs brought over by early Spanish settlers in Louisiana. The first Catahoula clubs started popping up in the 70’s. With a fantastic working drive, these dogs are used to track wild hogs and drive cattle.

Height

Male: 22-26in

Female: 20-24in

Weight

Male: 65-90lb

Female: 50-65lb

Fun Fact

Catahoula means “sacred lake” in Choctaw.

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Cooper
  2. Hank
  3. Buddy
  4. Jasper
  5. Ranger
  6. Koda
  7. Dexter
  8. Charlie
  9. Chuck
  10. Toby

For Females

  1. Luna
  2. Bella
  3. Bailey
  4. Lucy
  5. Penny
  6. Callie
  7. Holly
  8. Ava
  9. Abby
  10. Piper

Common Locations

  1. Texas, United States
  2. Florida, United States
  3. Louisiana, United States
  4. California, United States
  5. South Carolina, United States
  6. Washington, United States
  7. New York, United States
  8. Alabama, United States
  9. Mississippi, United States
  10. Illinois, United States

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