Catahoula leopard dog

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Catahoula, Catahoula hog dog, Catahoula leopard dog

an American dog breed, named after a parish in Louisiana where it was used to herd hogs, but is now used for cattle. It is a large dog with a short, merle and black and tan coat.
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