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Cajun Cur – Dog Breed Guide

Breed summary

Size: Small
Weight: 20-35 pounds
Height: 16-19 inches
Longevity: 13
Bark Tendency: High
Aggression: Low
Compatibility to other pets: Medium

Adopt a Cajun Cur, Dog Breed Guide your pets come first paw iconOfficial Name
Cajun Cur
Other Name
Cajun Squirrel Dog
Cajun Cur
Old Cajun Squirrel Dog your pets come first paw iconOrigin
Date – 1980’s
Country – United States
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Cur your pets come first paw iconRecognized By
Dog Registry of America, Inc.,
Original Cajun Squirrel Dog Registry your pets come first paw iconHistory
The Cajun Cur is an American dog breed that is considered to be very young breed, with its development starting just in the 1980s. They were bred by two Cur and Feist dog breeds from two Southern States: Robert Kemmer of Tennessee and Calvin Boutee of Louisiana. The men started a breeding development that line bred the Feist and Cur types of dogs, crossing them together to produce the Cajun Cur. Future breeding development was continued by Carlton Savoy of Louisiana with Kemmer and Boutee acting as advisors.The main lines used to in the program to produce the final pedigree are Mullins Feist, Mountain Treeing Feist, Kemmer Feists and Kemmer Stock Mountain Curs. These dogs are specialist when it comes to treeing squirrels. They are also impressive treeing raccoons. This particular Cur breed is purely treeing dogs that will only go after squirrels and raccoons. your pets come first paw iconPersonality
The Cajun Cur g is a dog with impressively strong treeing and hunting instinct. They are also known to show impressive courage even when the hunted game is considered dangerous. your pets come first paw iconBred For
Cajun Curs were specifically bred to specialize in treeing squirrels. They are Cur dogs that can use their eyes, ears, and noses to locate, track, trail and tree squirrels. They are also bred for their silent trailing skills. your pets come first paw iconEnvironment
Cajun Curs are natural hunting and treeing dogs that are not suited for city life and apartment types. They will thrive in rural areas with owners who will use them as hunting companions. your pets come first paw iconGrooming
Cajun Curs were line bred from Feist and Cur dogs that are all known for their low maintenance needs when it comes to grooming. This cur-type is also very easy to groom and requires no special attention. your pets come first paw iconTraining
Cajun Curs are dogs that are very easy to train. your pets come first paw iconHealth
Cajun Cur is a breed that is relatively young and health problems are not that properly documented. your pets come first paw iconExercise
The Cajun Cur needs to be taken on a daily long walk or jog.