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A Guide to the Black Mouth Cur

A true best friend a resilient hunting dog, the black mouth Cur is one of a kind. Known for being as swift as the wind, this is a strong and fearless breed.

The Black Mouth Cur

It is one of the most adorable dogs you will ever lay eyes on. They adorable dark muzzle, responsible for its name can attract any dog lover. They have a short-haired coat which comes in a variety of colors such as fawn, brown, reddish-brown and tan.

This wonderful creature is protective and even lethal when it comes to protecting their owner. They will stand guard over you in the darkest of times and even protect you with their life. Black mouths Curs are observers, they can even teach themselves to understand their owner’s behavior and signals. They are prime hunters with exceptional reflexes.

They are working dogs as well and if you live on a farm they will gladly herd the cattle for you. We are sure this has painted quite a picture for you so far, but if you ever find the great black mouth cur waging its tail uncontrollably, then you need to know a few things.

They love their humans and nothing makes them happier than spending some quality time with their human friends.

About this Breed

They originated in Southeastern U.S. but gained popularity among dog lovers quickly. They are now easily available in several states across the country. They were initially seen as guard dogs or watch dogs that performed a number of tasks for their owners such as herding the cattle and keeping the house safe.

Certain beliefs link them to descendants of a breed from ancient Egypt. They are labeled as a hunting dog due to their life and purpose in the past. To this day they will display the same fierceness when needed and will bring the threat to its knees. They adapt, they learn and they act. Of course, you need to train them but it will not be much effort.

The Puppies

These little fur balls will hold your affection forever with their adorable eyes. They are quick learners and can be house trained with ease. They require only a handful of visits to the groomers. They love to play and if you have children they will run around with them all day long.

Black Mouth Cur Breed


They are easy to groom and require minimal brushing. They need to be kept well hydrated and get something from your groomer to keep their skin moist as it is prone to dryness. You have taken special a care of their dental hygiene and ensure they do not have anything stuck between their teeth at night.

Their Size

The adorable puppy you adopt will grow up to 16-25 inches tall and they can weigh anywhere from 20-kg to 43-kg.

Breeders and Price

They are not recognized by the American Kennel Club, but they are recognized by the National Kennel club as a member of the herding group. Always get your puppy from an ethical source. There are several options for you if you want to adopt a little friend. Check out Adopt a pet, Rescue me or any local animal shelter. A purebred Black mouth cur should cost you anywhere from $300 to $500. If taken good care a black mouth will stay with you for 18 years.

Do They Make Good Emotional Support Dogs?

Because they are a medium to large size breed, they aren't very easily to travel with on airplanes. However, because the Black Mouth Cur is a very loyal canine emotional support companion to it's human owners, the emotional support benefits they provide are second to none! You won't go wrong with this type of dog breed if your looking for a canine that can help provide you emotional support in times of need.