Facts & Origin
Beagle and Labrador Retriever Mix - a hybrid breed.
The Beagle-Labrador Retriever mix is a fun-loving and energetic dog that loves to play, cuddle and learn. They are good with children and are loyal and loving companions.
The Beagador or Labbe is a popular dog breed created by combining the characteristics of the Labrador Retriever and the Beagle. This hybrid is known for its affection, intelligence and active lifestyle. It is suitable for families with children as well as for active individuals. In this article we will take a closer look at the history, appearance and behavior of this breed and find out if it is the perfect choice for you.
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Beagador or Labbe - Such is probably his nature.
A beagle-labrador retriever mix is an interesting and unique dog breed. As the name suggests, these dogs are a mix of two popular and well-loved breeds - the Beagle and the Labrador Retriever.
These dogs are intelligent, stubborn and active and make great family dogs. They are also very social and love to interact with people.
Beagle and Labrador Retriever mixes are loyal and loving and make excellent companions. They are neither easy nor particularly difficult to train and are good with children. They can exhibit stubbornness and can also be headstrong.
These dogs are medium-sized and have a short, dense coat. They come in a variety of colors, including black, brown and white.
Beagle and Labrador Retriever mixes are relatively healthy, but like all dogs, they are prone to some health problems. These include hip dysplasia, epilepsy, and allergies.
What diseases can affect beagle and labrador retriever mix.
There are a number of known diseases that can affect Beagle-Labrador Retriever mixes. These include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems such as progressive retinal atrophy and cataracts, and heart disease such as subvalvular aortic stenosis. Some of these conditions are more common in certain bloodlines or lines of Beagle-Labrador Retriever mixes than others. Responsible breeders often test their dogs for these diseases before breeding to ensure that no affected puppies are born. However, even with responsible breeding, there is always the possibility that a dog will develop one or more of these diseases.
Due to their love of water, which they usually inherit from the Labrador, Beagadors are also often prone to ear infections and eye infections.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This mixed breed generally has a short, smooth coat that is easy to groom. Most have a black and white coat, but some may have a brown and white coat. The color of the coat does not affect the quality of the dog. This mixed breed is an active dog that needs a lot of exercise and unfortunately it also sheds when it changes its coat.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Beagle-Labrador-Retriever mix breed has a short, dense coat that is typically brown and white. They have a strong, muscular build with a medium-sized head and a long, tapered tail. Their ears are floppy and their eyes are large and brown. They usually weigh between 15 and 20kg and have a shoulder height of 50 to 60 cm. If the Labrador asserts itself more, the dog can also have well over 20 kg.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
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.
In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.
A Beagle and Labrador Retriever mix is a cross between two of the most popular dog breeds in the world. These dogs are known for their friendly nature, intelligence and trainability.
Beagle and Labrador Retriever mixes can inherit the physical characteristics of both parents. They may have the short, compact build of the beagle or the longer, leaner build of the Labrador retriever. They may also inherit the characteristic brown and white coat of the Beagle or the black, yellow or chocolate coat of the Labrador Retriever.
Beagle and Labrador Retriever mixes are usually friendly, intelligent and easy to train. However, they can also take on the stubbornness of their Beagle parent. They make great family pets and get along well with children. Therefore, they are also suitable as therapy dogs from time to time.
The life expectancy of a Beagle-Labrador-Retriever mix is 12-13 years.
Common health problems in beagle and Labrador retriever mixes include hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems and obesity.