Ovo je jedna neobična pasmina koja nama nije baš poznata.
Pasmina je CATAHOULA LEOPARD,leopard je bas neobično ime za psa radi fleke poput mačke-leoparda
To sam našla po netu i kopirala nisam uspijela uzeti link zaboravila sam i ne znam di se nalazi pa evo piše na engleskom,,,,ko može prevesti bilo bi odlično,,barem malo pomoći.
Evo opisa o ovoj pasmini,,,,meni je lijep sto se tiće izgleda ali je inače rijedak, u Evropi ga uopće nema jer navodno niko ga nije uvezao.
PS: Na žalost nemam prevod.
Slika je na kraju:
Recognized Standard of Conformation
The Louisiana Catahoula is a medium to medium-large dog that is well-muscled yet trim and athletic. The build should denote ruggedness, agility and great endurance. The dog should present himself as a confident, well-balanced athlete.
HEAD: The head should be powerfully built with a broad top-skull and well-developed and pronounced jaws. The muzzle should be strong and deep and almost equal in length to the top-skull as measured from the stop to the occiput bone. The muzzle should be broad at the base and taper toward the nose when viewed from the top. The stop should be moderate in length and well-defined.
FAULTS: Heads that do not show sufficient strength and muzzles either too long and snipey or too short and heavy shall be penalized. Females with too masculine a head and males with too feminine a head shall be penalized.
BITE: The bite should be a strong scissor bite, with a level bite being acceptable.
SERIOUS FAULTS: Overshot or undershot bite.
EARS: The ears should be short to medium in length with the top of the ear being set level with or slightly below the top of the head. Properly hung ears, with the inner edge of the ear lying close to the head, are to be preferred.
FAULTS: Fly-away, houndish, or partially erect ears shall be penalized.
EYES: The eyes may be of any color or combination of colors.
DISQUALIFICATIONS: Malformed or acentric pupils.
FOREQUARTERS: The length of the forelegs should be 50-60% of the total height of the dog as measured from the ground to the top of the withers. The forelegs should be set moderately far apart and the bone should be strong without being excessively heavy. The front feet should toe neither in nor out. The shoulders should be well laid back and the upper-arm bone should be of ample length. The neck should be muscular and of good length.
CHEST, BODY AND BACK: The chest should be deep, reaching below the elbow. The chest should be fiarly broad with well-sprung ribs. The back should be well-muscled, level, and of medium length. The underline should have a moderate tuck-up in the loin area.
REARQUARTERS: The croup should be medium to long in length and slightly sloping. The tail should have a medium to high set. Natural bob-tails occur occasionally and this trait shall not be penalized. The thighs should be long, broad, and tightly muscled. The stifles should be well-angulated. The hocks should be set low to the ground and should turn neither in nor out when viewed from the rear.
GAIT: The gait should be smooth and effortless.
FEET: The feet should be strong and of moderated length. The toes of the rear feet should be slightly longer and less knuckled-up than those of the front. Webbing should be present between the toes. Dewclaws may be present or removed.
FAULTS: Dogs that are cat-footed (up on tip-toes) or coon-footed (standing on heels) shall be penalized.
COAT COLOR: Although leopards predominate, any color or combination of colors is acceptable. Solid colored dogs are not to be penalized.
COAT LENGTH: The coat should be short to medium in length.
DISQUALIFICATIONS: Long and/or fuzzy coats.
SCARS: The Catahoula is a working breed and scars should not be penalized.
SIZE: Males should measure 22-26 inches (55.8 cm - 66.0 cm) at the top of the withers. Females should measure 20-24 inches (50.8 cm - 60.9 cm) at the top of the withers. In both sexes the medium heights are to be preferred over the extremes. SERIOUS . FAULTS: Animals being oversize or undersize with the severity of the penalty being based upon the degree of non-conformity.
Origin and Purpose
Country/State of origin: United States/ Louisiana. Used as a stock dog, tree dog, companion, watch and guard dog
The Louisiana Catahoula is a medium to medium-large dog, well muscled, yet trim and powerful, but denoting agility and great endurance.
Independant, protective, territorial. may show aggressive behavior. Signs of timidity on leash should not be taken as cowardice, but the intolerance for strangers
Males should measure 22-26 inches (55.8 cm-66.0cm). Females should measure 20-24 inches (50.8 cm-60.9 cm)
Coat and Color:
The coat-length should be short to medium in length. Color-leopards are to be perferred and may come in blue, gray, black, liver, red, white and patched. trim may be black, white, tan, red or buff. Solid colors acceptable are Black, yellow, red and chocolate.
The head should be powerfully built with well developed cheeks. Skull: Broad top-skull with well defined stop being moderate in length. Muzzle: the muzzle should be strong, deep and approximately equal in length to the top skull as measured from the stop to the occiput bone. the muzzle should be broad at the base and taper towards the nose when viewed from the front. Bite: The bite should be a strong scissor bite, with a level bite being acceptable. Complete dentition is greatly desired, however broken teeth are not to be faulted. Eyes: Glass eyes are perferred although the eyes may be of any color or combination of colors. The eyes do not have to be the same color and may have partial glass in one or both eyes, commonly called "cracks". Ears: The ear should be short to medium in length with the top of the ear being set level or slightly below the top of the head. Properly hung ears, with the inner edge of the ear lying close to the cheek are to be perferred. Laid back ears are acceptable.
The neck should be muscular and of good length.
The length of the foreleg should be 50-60% of the total height of the dog as measured from the ground to the top of the withers. The shoulders should be well laid back with an upper arm bone of ample length. The forlegs should be set moderately far apart and the front feet should toe neither in nor out.
The back should be strong and well muscled, level and of medium length. the chest should be deep reaching below the elbow. The chest should be fairly broad with well sprung ribs. The underline should have tuck-up in the loin area to a moderate degree.
The croup should be medium to long in length and slightly sloping with the tail having a medium to high set. The stifles should be well angulated and the hocks should be set low to the ground. the hocks should turn neither in nor out when viewed from the rear.
The feet should be strong and moderate in legth. Good webbing between the toes should be evident. Dew claws may be present or removed but if present should be uniform.
The gait should be smooth and effortless denoting agility. Single tracking at a trot is acceptable.
* Fly-away or houndish ears
* Animals either undersize or oversize
* cat-footed or coon-footed
* dogs being either natural bobtail or having docked tails
*Any malformed or acentric pupil formation of the eyes
* Animals having either overshot or undershot bites
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