Meet Louisiana’s state dog.

Vital Stats

Height: 20 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 90 pounds
Coat: short to medium-length coat of many colors
Life span: 10 to 14 years

Summary
The Catahoula has a striking appearance and a strong work ethic.

He’s a tough dog bred to work in swamps and forests and requires a leader who is firm and consistent, with time to keep him occupied. Full Catahoula Leopard Dog profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Vigor:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Intelligence:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Dog friendly:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Average:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)