Stephens Stock Mountain Cur

The Stephens Stock Mountain Cur is a scenthound dog that belongs to Cur dog breed. Also known as Stephens' Stock and Stephens' Cur, this medium size dog breed was developed in southeastern Kentucky, USA by Stephen Family. The breed was developed from a strain of Mountain Cur for several generations until the dogs show sufficiently distinct appearance, temperament and working abilities.

Nick named "Darkie", the Stephens Cur is a small to medium size dog that stands between 16-21 inches and weighs about 45-55 lbs. This breed excels at hunting squirrels and raccoons but is also used in packs to hunt mountain lions and wild boars. This breed is a powerful and agile breed with a rectangular body. A broad but proportionate to body head starts off this breed. Skull is flat and broad and tapers slightly to moderately broad muzzle. Black, square nose has well opened nostrils. Brown colour, large eyes are set wide apart. Short to medium length ears are wide at base and drop. The muscled, slightly arched neck widens gradually from the nape to blend smoothly into the well laid back shoulders. The moderately long broad and level back blends into the slightly arched muscular loin. Deep brisket extends to the level of the elbows. Ribs are well sprung.

This breed is not recognized by AKC however it is recognized by UKC.

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