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Did You Know?

The American Leopard Hound comes in three patterns Solid, Leopard and Brindle and nine different official colors and a variety of markings. Sixty percent of all American Leopards are solid...

Although they have been bred and used for all varieties of small game, the American Leopard hound is outstanding on big game such as bear and cougar. They excel in their ability to hold...

The American Leopard Hound has been assigned the Hound group designation.

The feet of American Leopard Hounds are much tougher than those of most other breeds and generally do not get sore.

The American Leopard Hound is a very versatile in the use of hunting a variety of game species to include but not limited to, raccoon, bear, bobcat, cougar and squirrel and any other tree...

Other names for the breed including American Leopard, American Leopard Cur and Leopard Cur.

The American Leopard Hound has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since September 2012.

The average American Leopard Hound would seem smarter than other hound breeds. Intelligence is one of their very best attributes.

The breed is loving and affectionate toward their family. They are extremely protective of children.

The breed was officially organized and named the American Leopard Cur in 1960 and then changed by the breed club members to the American Leopard Hound in 2008 years before coming to the American Kennel Club.

American Leopard Hounds have extremely strong tracking abilities. They are often able to track prey for miles upon miles.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Black 007
Blue 037
Brown 061
Gray 100
Red 140
Yellow 232


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Brindle Markings 007
Merle Markings 035
Tan Markings 012
White Markings 014