To know a cur dog is to love a cur dog! They’re handsome, utterly devoted, hard-working, and protective. But if you don’t know a cur dog, you’re probably wondering what “cur” could possibly mean (and whether you should even say the word in front of your mother!).
First, “cur” is a safe word to use around children and the well-mannered. It’s an umbrella term that refers to several breeds with common traits. Let’s start with a definition, and then get to know a few of the most popular cur breeds out there.