|Country of Origin||USA|
|Breed Type||Companion Dog, Watchdog, Guard Dog|
|Other Names||German Shepherd Labrador Mix|
|Coat||Short Dense, Double, Thick, Water Repellent|
|Color||Brown, Black, Golden|
|Height||20- 27 inches|
|Weight||50-100 pounds (both Female and Male)|
|With other Dogs||Moderate to good|
|Good for children||Good To very good with socialization|
|As family Pet||Excellent|
|For first-time owners||Fairly Good|
|Behavioral Traits||Loving, Tolerant, Even-tempered|
|Life Span||10-12 years|
|Shedding||Constant and Heavier During shedding season|
|Brushing||Daily to remove mats and loose hairs|
|Tolerant to Aloneness||Moderate To Good|
|Tolerance to Heat||Moderate to Good|
|Tolerance to Cold||Very Good To Excellent|
|A Roamer||Low to moderate|
|Good for Apartment Dwelling||Not really|
|Trainability||Moderate needs firm handling|
|Tendency to Obese||Fairly High|
|Major Health problems||Eye problem, Bloat, DM, and EPI|
|Appetite||All types of foods|
|Feeding||3 to 4 cups of good quality dry kibble|
|Puppy Price||$150 -$600|
In 1899, German Shepherds were bred out of Germany and from local nonstandardized herding dogs. Labradors were brought from England, and then the mix was found on the island of Newfoundland. The size of the head is similar to the lab, with long muscles and dark brown eyes and soft floppy ears. They can retrieve things like hunting fowls and swim near the shore. They possess a great sense of smell.
While dealing with strangers, these dogs act very cautiously. They are full of energies, but not as Labrador. She is very kind and even-tempered. She is very cheerful and friendly.
They need lots of mental and physical stimulation, and long walks can help them. They enjoy interactive playing session with Frisbee and ball.
They are average shedders and need reduced maintenance with regular brushing, which will keep the coat healthy and shiny. Check the eyes regularly. Their nails are transparent and hard to clip, and the professional groomer is required.
This breed is prone to allergic infection, diabetes and neurological conditions. They face hip dysplasia and degenerative eye disorder.
Through new training methods, they can master the new tricks. Provide them with a lot of plush toys, so that destructive behavior is not exhibited.
All types of foods are provided, except beef, salmon chicken which can cause allergy. Avoidance of overfeeding is done since they gain weight. With sufficient water, 3 to 4 cups of kibble food is provided.