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Leopard Cur

Information and Pictures

A black with brown and grey merle-colored Leopard Cur dog is jumping up against the side of a tree barking.

Janie—Leopard Curs are excellent big-game hunters!

Other Names
  • American Leopard Hound

LEP-erd kur




The Leopard Cur is a good cow and hog dog, much like the pure Catahoula.

Height, Weight


Health Problems


Living Conditions



When not hunting the Leopard Cur needs to be taken on a daily walk, jog, hike or run. In addition, it will enjoy running free in a fenced-in yard or safe, open area. 

Life Expectancy

About 12 to 15 years

Litter Size

About 5 to 8 puppies




The Leopard Cur should not be confused with the pure Catahoula Leopard Cur or the American Leopard Hound. Leopard Curs are a cur dog of any kind mix with a Catahoula Leopard Dog, often with different types of hounds in them.



  • AKC/FSS = American Kennel Club Foundation Stock Service® Program
  • DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
A Leopard Cur is jumped up against a tree and looking up. There is a little brown-haired girl behind it.

Magic the Leopard Cur barking up a tree

A brown-haired girl is kneeling behind a Leopard Cur dog posing it in a stack outside with woods behind them.

Magic the Leopard Cur practicing his stack

A merle-colored Leopard Cur puppy is sitting on a tan sofa and looking to the right of its body.

Willard the Leopard Cur puppy at 4 months old sitting up on the sofa

A black, tan and white Leopard Cur puppy is laying in grass and looking forward.

Sally the Leopard Cur puppy

Upper body shot - A merle-colored white with black and tan Leopard Cur puppy is being held in the arms of a person.

Bumper the Leopard Cur puppy