Mountain Cur Rescue Information: The Mountain Cur is a brave, rugged hunting dog. Mountain Curs are protective guardians of their families bred from tough dogs of the pioneer days. Mountain Curs are best suited to life in the country with plenty of space to roam and a job to do. Mountain Curs are smart and trainable, but they do not make good indoor pets.
Mountain Cur Trivia: Appalachian pioneers relied on Mountain Curs to guard their homes and families. The Mountain Cur was the first truly American dog breed. Old Yeller was supposed to be a Mountain Cur in the book, Old Yeller. The Mountain Cur is descended in part from native American dogs. A Mountain Cur is brave enough to face bears and wild cats.