Catahoula Leopard Dog

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Catahoula Leopard Dog

HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 1 foot, 8 inches to 2 feet, 2 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

 50 to 90 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Catahoula Leopard dogs are healthy but this is obviously not a guarantee that your dog is 100% healthy. They could also suffer from diseases such as: Canine Hip Dysplasia, Deafness and Epilepsy. Is very important to take care immediately if you spot that your dog has any kind of symptoms

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 14 years

EXERCISE:

 Like any other breed, Catahoula Leopard dogs make no exceptions. Some may prefer hard and daily exercise instead of others who could tend to be more lazy during the day. They are known to have a high level of energy so probably they will stay active

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 They are known to be very loyal, protective and lovely

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They are very lovely and you can groom them with lack of effort  They need space to explore so it would not be a great idea to adopt them if you live in an apartment

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