Black Mouth Cur - The history of the Black Mouth Cur is shrouded in mystery. Some claim that the breed originated in the Tennessee mountains; others maintain that it hails from Mississippi. Southern geography notwithstanding, early Americans used them widely as versatile working dogs.
If you are looking for a rugged, strongly muscled working dog then look no further than the Black Mouth Cur. This breed is a medium- to large-sized dog that is named for the black coloration on its muzzle.