Mountain Cur

origin-iconOrigin:  United States

group-iconDog Breed Group: Hunting Dog

life-iconLife Span: 12-16 years

weight-iconWeight: Male: 15-17, Female: 13-25

height-iconHeight: Male: 16-26, Female: 16-25

Origin of Name:   The Mountain Cur is a type of working dog that is bred specifically for treeing and trailing small game.

Mountain Cur Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Large Zero
High
Negligible
Hair Everywhere
Zero
Excess
Premium*Standard*

About Mountain Cur

  • Life Span*12-16 years
  • Getting a puppy homeAverage
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get
Introduction

Mountain Curve is a fast, stern hunter who walks the track with his head in the air. It can be open, semi-open or silent on the track and has a pronounced bark that can be heard over long distances. If they do not detect a hot track, they will hover and drift on the cold track. They are courageous fighters when necessary and with highly intelligent, strong plantation instinct, and can be easily trained to leave unwanted games. They respond best to training with a lot of human interaction, and in addition to hunting, make great companions and watch dogs.

History

The Mountain Curve is a fast, stern hunter who walks on the track with his head in the air. It can be open, semi-open or silent on the track and has a pronounced bark that can be heard over long distances. If they do not detect a hot track, they will hover and drift on the cold track. They are courageous fighters when necessary and with a highly intelligent, strong plantation instinct, and they can be easily trained to skip unwanted games. They respond best to training with a lot of human interaction, and in addition to hunting, make great companions and watch dogs.

General Appearance

Mountain Curs are rugged, rustic, medium-sized dogs covered with short, rough coats that usually come in brindle, black, brindle, and black and yellow. They have an alert look, high-slung ears, solid muzzle, and strong neck with somewhat broad ends.

Pros - Cons
Pros
This breed is easy to train, barely sheds and requires minimum grooming
Cons
This breed is not the brightest, not apartment friendly and has seperation anxiety
Breeding

The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time'

Mountain Cur Grooming

Taking care of the short hair of the mountain curve is easy. Occasionally brush it to remove dead and loose hair; The rubber curry comb or shedding blade works well for this. Their coat is shed twice a year, so it may be necessary to brush more often at these times. He should take a bath only when necessary, as this may dry his skin. Trim nails and clean ears if needed.

Mountain Cur Training

Mountain curs are extremely smart dogs and love to do jobs, which is why they excel in dog sports. Some can be difficult to train, while others agree more. Anyhow, be prepared to be a pack leader. They are friendly with people they know, but may also see small pets, such as cats, as prey. When they are in their own area, they are attentive Guard Dogs and will protect their resources and family. Early socialization is important for keeping a well-operated pet, and they are trained enough to become medical dogs.

Mountain Cur Nutrition

Mountain curs are very active dogs. When not prey, they need to perform physical and mental exercises, such as long walks, or they can become bored and destructive. During these moves, owners should make sure to heel their dog to ensure that they are the leader of the pack. Otherwise, mountain curs are great candidates for performance events and enjoy outdoor activities and sports.

Mountain Cur Exercise

The Mountain Cure should perform well on high quality dog ​​food, whether it is commercially manufactured or prepared with the supervision and approval of your veterinarian. Any diet should be appropriate for the age of the dog (puppy, adult or senior). Know which human foods are safe for dogs, and which are not. If you have any concerns about your dog's weight or diet, check with your vet. Clean, fresh water must be available at all times.

Mountain Cur Health

The Mountain Curve is a generally healthy dog. The proper amount of exercise will keep them in peak shape. Working with a responsible breeder, prospective owners can receive the education they need to know about specific health concerns within the breed.