Treeing Cur

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Treeing Cur
Country of origin United States
Weight 30 to 60 pounds (14 to 27 kg)
Height 18 to 24 inches (46 to 61 cm)
Coat Double coat with short- to medium-length, smooth or rough outer coat and short, soft, dense undercoat. Coat should be short and close.
Color Any color, color pattern, or combination of colors acceptable.
Life span 8-12 years.
Dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Treeing Cur is a purebred dog that originated in the Southern United States. It is used to tree squirrels, raccoons, and opossums, as well as to hunt big game.[1]



Treeing curs are small or medium-sized dogs known for their speed and agility in rough terrain. The body should be slightly longer than the tail, however the tail is frequently naturally bobbed or artificially docked. The ears should be natural and floppy, not erect. The dog should have long legs and a smooth gait. The coat should be dense and close, and all colors except albinos are acceptable. The dog is built for stamina and should look like a working dog - in the United Kennel Club standard, scars are not penalized, nor used as a mark of a dog's working ability.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "United Kennel Club - Treeing Cur". United Kennel Club. Retrieved 16 January 2013.