Country of Origin USA
Breed Group CrossBreed
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)
Size Medium
With pets Excellent
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
Intelligence High
Barking Occasional
Hypoallergenic No
Behavioral Traits Loving, Tolerant, Even-tempered
Life Span 10-12 years
Grooming Requirements Moderate
Shedding Constant and Heavier During shedding season
Brushing Daily to remove mats and loose hairs
Ideal Brushes Unknown
Sensitivity(Touchiness) Moderate
Tolerant to Aloneness Moderate To Good
Tolerance to Heat Moderate to Good
Tolerance to Cold Very Good To Excellent
A Roamer Low to moderate
A Chaser Low
Good for Apartment Dwelling Not really
Exercise Needs High
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
Medical Expense $485-$600
Non-Medical Expense $500-$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.


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