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Breed Standards for the Treeing Cur

 

Ears:

Down ears preferred 

Eyes:

Green, blue and brown acceptable.  Brown being preferred 

Teeth:

Strong, not over or under shot 

Voice:

Open, semi or silent on track with good change at the tree 

Body:

In proportion to height and body structure 

Color:

Any color variation acceptable

Height:

18 to 28 inches 

Weight:

Over 30 pounds 

Legs:

Straight muscular 

Feet:

Cat feet preferred 

Tails:

Any length 

Characteristics:

The Treeing Cur must show strong treeing ability in the hunting area(s) of squirrel, coon, boar, bear or cat.  Their hunting ability must prove them to be more than just an average dog.  They should hunt with their eyes, nose and ears.  They should show combined abilities from parental breeds.  Desired traits are:  alert, easily trained, good watch dogs and excellent family pets.  They should be an all around dog.


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