Are Catahoula Leopard Dogs Intelligent Dogs?
Wanting to adopt a Catahoula Leopard Dog and want and wondering whether Catahoula Leopard Dog is an intelligent dog breed?
According to dog experts, Catahoula Leopard Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of intelligent dog breeds.
Catahoula Leopard Dog intelligence ranking compared to other dogs: unknown
Smartest Dog Breeds
Of course, a smart dog is just potential without a human ready to put in the time and effort to channel the dog and train's cleverness. Dogs are about as smart as the normal two-year-old, but there is a range of intelligence across several breeds.|Intelligence in dog breeds can refer to many features. Some dog breeds are simpler to train and listen well to demands while others make great working dogs who are able to herd livestock.
Get one of these breeds if you want an intelligent companion:
1. Border Collie is just one of the world's smartest and most popular dog breeds. Initially developed as a herding dog because of its intelligence and obedience, the Border Collie is a medium-sized dog recognized for its friendly temperament.
2. Golden Retriever is one of the world's most popular dog breeds. Initially bred as gun dogs, the Golden Retriever is an intelligent, friendly and trainable buddy.
3. Rottweiler (a.k.a. "Rottie") is a loyal, smart and courageous dog breed who is known for its unwavering dedication to its owners, whom they will protect at all costs.
4. Poodles not only are very smart, but they're also proud, energetic dogs, with the added advantage of being hypoallergenic. Because of their high intelligence, poodles can be easily trained to track, hunt, retrieve, and follow.
5. German shepherd is the second most popular dog breed because they're courageous, confident, and intelligent. They are exceptional all-purpose workers and are used in a number of specialized situations as police dogs or service dogs.
Catahoula Leopard Dog Information
Catahoulas are highly intelligent and energetic. They are assertive but not aggressive by nature. Catahoulas in general are very even tempered. Males tend to be more obnoxious than females, but Catahoulas are very serious about their job if they are working dogs. They make a good family dog but will not tolerate being isolated, so interaction with the dog is a daily requirement. When a Catahoula is raised with children, the dog believes that it is his or her responsibility to look after and protect those children. Many owners will say that the Catahoula owns them and they can be insistent when it's time to eat or do other activities. Catahoulas are protective and a natural alarm dog. They will alert one to anything out of the ordinary.
What to do if you lose your Catahoula Leopard Dog
If your Catahoula Leopard Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Call the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Contact the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Catahoula Leopard Dog
If you find a Catahoula Leopard Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound near to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet who can scan the animal’s microchip and contact the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.