Facts & Origin
Labrador Retriever Pitbull Mix: sweet and strong mixed breed.
The Labrabull is a strong, loyal dog that is great for families. They are intelligent and loving, but also have a lot of energy.
A Labrador Retriever American Pit Bull Terrier mix usually weighs between 25 and 50 kg and is about 50 to 70 cm tall. It is a medium to large dog with a strong, muscular build. They have a short, dense coat that is either black, brown or brindle in color. They have a broad head and muzzle with a short, chunky nose. Their ears are medium sized and floppy. They have a long, thick tail that tapers to a point.
|Alternate Name||Lab-Pitt, Bullador|
|Origin||USA - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 14 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Labrabull - Such is probably his nature.
There are many different dog breeds in the world, each with their own unique characteristics. One popular mix is the Labrador Retriever and the American Pit Bull Terrier, which is known as a loyal and friendly companion.
The Labrador Retriever is a type of hunting dog that was originally bred in Newfoundland to help fishermen retrieve fish that were caught in nets. They are also known to be excellent swimmers. The American Pit Bull Terrier was originally bred in the United States for dog fighting. However, today they are known as gentle and loving dogs that are also good with children.
When these two breeds are mixed, you get a dog that is friendly, loyal and good with children. They are also very energetic and need a lot of exercise. If you are considering getting a dog like this, be prepared to give it a lot of attention and care. Also, you may have to deal with a lot of prejudice if the pit bull comes through visually stronger and people look at it and call it a fighting dog.
What diseases can occur in Labrador Retriever and Pit Bull Terrier mix.
Dogs that are a Labrador Retriever and American Pit Bull Terrier mix are known to be prone to some health problems. These include hip and elbow dysplasia, as well as common problems like allergies and skin problems. Less common health problems found in this "breed" include eye problems, joint problems, and heart defects.
What does this Labrabull look like?
Although the two parent dogs, the Pit Bull and the Labrador, have similar statures, the Pit Bull is noticeably smaller than its Labrador counterpart.
The Labrabull, a hybrid of these two breeds, develops within the range defined by its parents in terms of height and weight. Thus, a male Labrador reaches a height of 57 to 62 centimeters, while the female ranges from 55 to 60 centimeters. In comparison, the male pit bull measures between 45 and 53 centimeters, and the female is between 43 and 50 centimeters.
In terms of weight, male pit bulls weigh between 16 and 27 kilograms, and females weigh between 14 and 23 kilograms. The Labrador begins where the pit bull ends, weighing 29 to 36 kilograms for the male and 25 to 32 kilograms for the female.
Labrabulls can vary greatly in size and weight depending on the dominant parent, but usually represent a middle ground between the two breeds.
Colors & Coat Texture
Labrador-Pitbull mixes are characterized by their short and straight coats, which can often be somewhat sparse. This coat texture makes them more sensitive to cold weather, as they lack the dense undercoat that provides protection in other breeds.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.
An adult Labrador Retriever and American Pit Bull Terrier mix can weigh between 25 and 50 kg is about 50 to 70 cm tall.
The average life expectancy of a Labrador Retriever/American Pit Bull Terrier mix is 12 to 14 years.
This mixed breed needs at least, as any dog breed does, 60 minutes of exercise per day. An active family that enjoys hiking, jogging, swimming, or fetch would be a good choice for this puppy.
The short, thick coat of a Labrador Retriever/American Pit Bull Terrier mix is low maintenance. Weekly brushing helps to remove dead hair and maintain the coat's healthy shine.
Common health problems in this hybrid breed include hip and elbow dysplasia and allergies.