(Southern Cur, Yellow Black Mouth Cur, Southern Black Mouth Cur, American Black Mouth Cur) The Black Mouth Cur is a strong, sturdy hunting breed with a muscular build and powerful presence. They have a prominent muzzle and hanging ears that are medium-sized. Tails of this breed can be quite long, but many Black Mouth Curs have their tails docked. Their chests are solid, well-developed, and deep. The coat of this breed exists in a variety of yellow shades, fawn, and brindle. Some Black Mouth Curs are born with heavier coats than others. The muzzle may be a different color than the coat.
The Black Mouth Cur is the ideal hunting dog. They are heavily utilized in the southern United States for their ability to hunt boar, bear, raccoon, squirrel, and deer. They are able to trap and kill medium-sized game swiftly and accurately, with no questions asked. Because of their natural talents and instincts, the Black Mouth Cur is an exceptionally loyal and passionate breed. They are devoted and will constantly aim to please their master. They are very gentle and protective of their families, and they love children. It’s very important that this breed is not spanked or hit. They are a voice-sensitive breed and do not respond well to any sort of negative physical touching. A stern voice should be used sparingly as a training method. The Black Mouth Cur is highly intelligent and even-tempered. Because of their instincts, this breed shouldn’t be left unattended with non-canine pets.
Throughout the southern part of the United States, there are many varieties of cur-type dogs that are heavily utilized by local hunters and sportsmen. The Black Mouth Cur became famous when a specimen of this breed played the role of Old Yeller.
Curs originally came from northern England.
The short-haired coat of the Black Mouth Cur is easy to groom and maintain. An occasional combing and brushing will help assist the shedding process and get rid of any dead hairs. This breed should only be bathed as necessary to avoid removal of the skin’s natural oils. Ears should be kept clean and rid of any excess hair, and toenails should be trimmed regularly.
The Black Mouth Cur is a hunting breed that needs plenty of outdoor space and regular exercise. They are very physical and need a lot of room to run freely. They are not accustomed to a small household or apartment, and they are happiest with a large-sized yard.
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- When Black Mouth Cur are puppies are they really shy
When Black Mouth Cur are puppies are they really shyAsked by Anonymous - 3 answers
- When the puppy sees us he wags his tail but at the same time he runs away from us and when ...
When the puppy sees us he wags his tail but at the same time he runs away from us and when we try to pick him up he shakes vilently,why does he do that?Asked by Anonymous - 1 answers
- We live in a rural area, but there are other houses within earshot. I am trying to decide ...
We live in a rural area, but there are other houses within earshot. I am trying to decide what type of dog to get. Do Black Mouth Curs bark a lot (so as to keep neighbors awake at night)?Asked by Anonymous - 4 answers
- I am doing a report on these dogs, what would their breed be called in French?
I am doing a report on these dogs, what would their breed be called in French?Asked by Anonymous - 1 answers