Are catahoulas good family dogs?
Although Catahoula Leopard Dogs are very much working dogs, they are also devoted family companions. Most get along well with respectful children when raised with them. They may or may not get along with other pets. Some Catahoula Leopard Dogs do not get along with other dogs, especially with those of the same sex.
Are catahoulas aggressive dogs?
The proper Catahoula is not aggressive toward people. He is wary of strangers but never shy. With family members, he is loving and protective. Males can be aggressive toward other male dogs, and Catahoulas in general work aggressively, a necessity in rounding up unruly hogs or cattle.
What breeds make a Catahoula?
Today’s Louisiana Catahoula Leopard dog quite likely has genetic influence from Greyhounds, Bloodhounds, Mastiffs and even native red wolves. It is thought the word “Catahoula” comes from the Choctaw Indian language and translates to mean “sacred lake.”
How much does a Catahoula cost?
These dogs usually cost around $600 to $900, depending on the breeder. This is extremely inexpensive compared to other breeds out there.