Height: 20 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 50 to 90 pounds
Coat: short to medium-length coat of many colors
Life span: 10 to 14 years
Breed Group: Herding Dogs
The Catahoula has a striking appearance and a strong work ethic. He's a tough dog bred to work in swamps and forests and requires a leader who is firm and consistent, with time to keep him occupied.