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Originally posted by orchidhunter
"It has been said by many old timers that without Mountain Curs, or bear dogs, the Southern Mountains could not have been settled by the pioneers. Mountain Curs were a necessity for the frontier family. They guarded the family against wild animals and other dangers and caught, treed and holed animals for the family food."(from the OMCBA websight) well, if the folks that settled the Southern Mountains had to use today's MC , which has now been turned into just a tree dog thats man shy, dog shy and no longer the all around dog, that could do it all from hunting small and big game,flushing upland game birds,herding,guarding live stock,the home,and it's family.What a shame to see such a versatile breed of dog pass away.
Interesting enough, this quote has been deleted off the OMCBA website….
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