Alice - Black Mouth Cur Dog For Adoption
Black Mouth Cur Dog For Adoption in Las Cruces, NM

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Date Listed: 08/13/2016
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Organization Name: Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary
Location: Las Cruces, NM 88012
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(575) 805-5338


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Breed: Black Mouth Cur
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Alice

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with Black
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 08/13/2016
Location: Las Cruces, NM 88012
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Droopy
Tail Type Bob
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Well Trained
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Protective/Territorial
  • Good in a Car
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Affectionate
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Black Mouth Cur. Alice is a special dog who has lots of love to share. She is just waiting for that one family to come along and take her home.

Black Mouth Cur

Overview: The Black Mouth Cur is for hunting in the Southern USA. They make good pets and love children.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 45-95
Height (in): 16-25
Colors: fawn, yellow or brindle; black muzzle
Coat: The coat is short and straight. It may be heavy or light.
Character: The Black Mouth Cur is intelligent, loyal and protective.
Temperament: The Black Mouth Cur loves children and doesn't like to see them disciplined. They usually do well with other dogs, but not other animals.
Care: The coat shouldn't be bathed too often, or dry skin can result. Should be brushed occasionally to remove loose hairs.
Training: Start training while the Black Mouth Cur puppy is young. Keep sessions interesting, frequent and short.
Activity: The Black Mouth Cur needs plenty of exercise.
Country of Origin: USA
Life Expectancy: 12-14

More About Black Mouth Cur Breed
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