Black Mouth Cur
Black Mouth Curs are strong with heavy muscular chests and a dome-shaped head. The Black Mouth Cur's strong square shaped muzzle is usually black. Their ears hang beside their heads and they have a long tail which may be docked.
Country of Origin:
The Black Mouth Cur originated in the southern USA
Black Mouth Curs are 16-25 inches (40-64 cm.)
Black Mouth Curs weigh 45-95 pounds (20-43 kg.)
The Black Mouth Cur may be reddish - golden yellow, fawn, sandy yellow, with or without a black muzzle or mask.
The short smooth coat of the Black Mouth Cur is easy to groom and only requires brushing as necessary. Over bathing can cause dry skin. Toenails should be clipped regularly.
Black Mouth Curs are protective of their masters and their families, and can be reserved or suspicious of strangers. Even-tempered and very loyal, Black Mouth Curs make excellent hunting companions. Male Black Mouth Curs prefer the company of female humans. They are also protective of children and will object if a child is disciplined. Black Mouth Curs should not be trusted with non-canine pets. This dog breed will do anything to please its master.
The Black Mouth Cur is a relatively healthy breed.
Black Mouth Cur can be expected to live about 12-16 years.
Black Mouth Curs are large dogs with a strong hunting instinct and therefore require plenty of exercise.
The Black Mouth Cur is not recognized by the AKC