The often multi-colored or spotted Catahoula Leopard Dog is believed to be the first dog bred in the United States. It was named after Catahoula Parish in Louisiana and was traditionally used to hunt wild boar.
"The Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog or Catahoula Cur is an American dog breed. It is named after Catahoula Parish in the state of Louisiana in the United States. The Catahoula is believed to have occupied North America the next longest after the dogs des
she may look cute, but this breed will require an owner who is confident yet firm with their puppy. While friendly with family, the Catahoula can become aggressive around people + dogs it is unfamiliar with
Catahoula leopard dog is the only surviving dog to have been bred by Native Americans. A partial list of his supposed ancestors includes the Mexican Xoloitzculntli, the Peruvian Inca Orchid, the American dingo, and the red wolf. by MistyLane