State DOG of Louisiana

Catahoula Leopard Dog
Photo: AKC
The LOUISIANA CATAHOULA LEOPARD DOG (aka the Louisiana Catahoula) is an American dog breed named after Catahoula Parish in Louisiana. 

It became the STATE DOG of LOUISIANA in 1979.

Inquisitive, Energetic, Independent, Intelligent, Loving, Gentle.