It's an insight into our national canine consciousness (ruff, ruff), and will make you want to play frisbee with some very good dogs (bark, bark).
Anyone who tells you that dogs are not the greatest pets on the planet is serving you a downright rotten lie. According to Estately, 44% of Americans own a dog, which is actually a travesty when considering the other 66% of Americans who do not have best friends.
It is believed that the Catahoula Leopard dog is a descendent of greyhounds and mastiffs, and one source suggests that the breed was first introduced to the United States by Hernando de Soto.
This breed is an excellent working dog and has been used in narcotics detection as well as search and rescue missions.
ALABAMA: Chorkie (Chihuahua-Yorkshire Terrier mix), Spitz, Weimaraner ALASKA: Akita, Alaska Klee Kai, Borzoi, Bouvier des Flandres, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Fila Brasileiro, German Pinscher, Karelian Bear Dog, Malamute, Malinois, Mudi, Norwegian Lundehund, Samoyed, Schipperke, Stabyhoun, Tibetan Mastiff, West Siberian Laika ARIZONA: Bolonka, Cordoba Fighting Dog, Mexican Hairless Dog, New Guinea Singing Dog, Pharaoh Hound, Russell Terrier ARKANSAS: Rottweiler CALIFORNIA: Armenian Gampr Dog, Aspin, Bone-Mouth, East Siberian Laika, Korean Jindo, Kuri, Nureongi, Phu Quoc Ridgeback, Pungsan Dog, Taco Terrier (Chihuahua-Toy Fox Terrier mix), Telomian COLORADO: Basenji, Bearded Collie, Bedlington Terrier, Canaan Dog, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Harrier, Kuvasz, Puli, Pyrenean Shepherd, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Spanish Water Dog, Treeing Tennessee Brindle CONNECTICUT: Lagotto Romagnolo, Tibetan Terrier DELAWARE: (none) DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Lakeland Terrier FLORIDA: American Bulldog, American Dingo, Biewer Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Miniature Greyhound GEORGIA: Maltese Shih Tzu HAWAII: Australian Silky Terrier, Fox Terrier, Shar Pei, Shiba Inu, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Tosa IDAHO: Belgian Shepherd, Ibizan Hound, Tibetan Spaniel ILLINOIS: Carpathian Shepherd Dog, Polish Tatra Sheepdog, Saluki, Slovak Rough-haired Pointer INDIANA: mutt, stray dog, Transylvanian Hound IOWA: Bracco Italiano, Goldendoodle, Schnoodle, Shetland Sheepdog, Wirehaired Vizsla KANSAS: (none) KENTUCKY: Black German Shepherd, Shih Tzu, Yorkipoo LOUISIANA: Catahoula Bulldog, Catahoula Cur, Catahoula Leopard Dog, Maltese, Poodle, Rat Terrier, St.
Records indicate there are 644 incarcerated Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana, as well as *No representation is made that the person listed here is currently on the state's offenders registry.Continue socializing your Catahoula throughout his life by taking him to puppy kindergarten class, visits to friends and neighbors, and outings to local shops and businesses.Overview:   While the exact origin of the Catahoula Leopard dog is not clear, some claim that its ancestor may be the Nordic Wolfhound.Catahoula, Louisiana is the "official" origination point of the breed, according to experts, and in 1979, it became Louisiana's state dog.The name of the breed is derived from Catahoula, a parish located in the northeast portion of Louisiana, and the leopard-like spots that adorn the coat.Farmers were known to utilize the Catahoula Leopard dog for rounding up escaped livestock and feral pigs.It was not uncommon for a pack of three dogs to work together.Sadly, no state has an official state dog, but according to the data and research firm Estately, every state Googles the hell out of specific dog breeds, because dogs are both good and cool and deserve your love.Estately used Google Trends data to assemble the map below, which depicts the dog breeds that each state Googles more than every other state.Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any data presented on this site.“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” -Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act The University is committed to creating and maintaining a campus environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity and are free to participate in a lively exchange of ideas.