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

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
[usrlist “Affectionate with family:5” “Predatory tendencies:5” “Energy Level:4” “Drooling potential:3” “Amount of shedding:3” “Compatible with kids:3” “Vigor:3” “General health:3” “Heat Tolerance:3” “Intelligence:3” “Ease at being home alone:2” “Friendly toward strangers:2” “Dog friendly:2” “Apartment appropriate:1”]