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catahoula leopard dog


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  • A dog breed "developed in Louisiana by the first (European?) colonists. Its name comes from the fact that it was especially popular in the parish of Catahoula and its coat is marked like that of a leopard." (Simon & Schuster's Guide to Dogs, 2007)

    February 21, 2007

  • Catahoula hounds often have one blue/green and one brown eye - I think the official term is "cracked eyes"...

    One of my favorite dogs!

    February 21, 2007

  • Trivet, do you own one of these lovely-sounding creatures?

    February 21, 2007

  • Here's a nice photo of one with 'cracked eyes' (what an awful term!): link.

    February 21, 2007

  • No, but I once lived in Louisiana, where I fell in love with them. I'm a sucker for all herding/working type dogs, specially those with different colored eyes - like Catahoulas and Aussies.

    February 21, 2007

  • Never had the pleasure of meeting one myself. Beautiful.

    February 21, 2007