Chabrador:Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever Mix

Hybrid Breed

Chow Chow + Labrador Retriever


Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever are a very popular and sought after mixed breed. Both breeds are extremely intelligent and lovable. The Chow Chow brings a friendly nature and a unique but lovable character. Labradors are lively and always want to play. They have an innate ability to make friends and form strong bonds with people. By combining these two breeds, you get a bright dog that is both intelligent and friendly. Such an animal would love long walks or action and would make a wonderful family dog, offering many challenges and adventures every day.

Alternate Name -
Origin China - UK
Life expectancy 9 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever Mix - Such is probably his nature.

A Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever mix breed, also known as a "Chabrador", is a beautiful and intelligent dog breed. Thanks to the perfect interaction of the characteristics of the two breeds, Chabradors can be unique and have an incomparable character and attitude.

Chabradors are a lively, friendly and good-natured pack. Since they like to bond well with people, they are extremely caring and loyal creatures. Their bright and happy personality is always on display, and they tend to be very playful and romp around a lot. Their love of play is great and they tend to love all their toys. They are an intelligent breed and are quick to learn and prove their potential. They love to be socialized as they are very social creatures that adapt well to new situations. They are strong willed and like to follow commands.

Their energy can be a bit taxing at times; even though they are gentle, loving and empathetic pets, they can be energetic when playing. But even when they have a lot of energy, they don't flip the switch quickly, which means they show strength and calmness in any situation.

The Chow Chow Labrador Retriever mixed breed is a unique animal that can become invaluable and precious family members. Despite their energy, they are looking for a safe place full of love and attention to give their owners all the love and security they need.

What diseases can occur in Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever mix.

Chow Chow Labrador Retriever mixes are a popular hybrid breed bred from the Chow Chow and a Labrador Retriever. Although they are considered hardy dogs, they can suffer from certain diseases that are typical of their parents. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common health problems that Chow Chow Lab mixes can face.

  • Eye diseases are the most common health problems in Chow Chow Lab Mixes. The dog's eyes are especially prone to cataracts, glaucoma, and retinopathies. So if you have a Chow Chow Lab Mix, it is important to have regular eye exams so that any disease can be caught early.
  • Hip dysplasia is another common problem in Chow Chow Lab Mixes. This condition occurs when the dog's joints do not function properly. It can lead to chronic pain in the dog, so it is important for dog owners* to have regular exams to detect possible signs of hip dysplasia.
  • Another common condition in Chow Chow Lab Mixes is allergic dermatitis. This condition causes excessive irritation of the dog's skin, leading to inflammation and eventually itching. Allergic dermatitis can lead to immune dysfunction and the development of infections, so it is important that owners* of the dog discuss the symptoms with a veterinarian immediately.

Another problem that can affect Chow Chow Lab Mixes is respiratory disease. These diseases can cause blockage of the airways due to secretions or edema, which causes the dog to have difficulty breathing. Respiratory diseases can be caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites, so it is important that these diseases are detected and treated as early as possible.

Chow Chow Labrador Retriever mixes are hardy dogs, but they can suffer from certain diseases. Therefore, it is important that dog owners* have regular checkups to detect potential health problems before it is too late. If you have a Chow Chow Lab mix, it is always best to talk to your veterinarian about an appropriate treatment plan to meet the dog's health needs.

A Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever mixed breed is a mixture that can have different coat and color characteristics. In this case, the Chow Chow brings a dense, soft coat, while the Labrador Retriever usually has a smooth, short coat. Usually the coat of the mix is a blend of the two breeds, although other differences may occur.

In terms of color, the coat of the mix can be mainly black, brown and yellow, although there can also be various gradations and shades. The color of the coat varies depending on the characteristics of the parents. Some Chow Lab mixes may also be red or blue.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Chow Chow and Labrador Retriever mix breed usually has a long-haired, wavy coat in different color variations. They have a broad face with fluffy eyebrows, a short muzzle and droopy ears. The body is stocky and muscular, with a large and flat chest. The weight is about 25 to 30 kg and the height is between 55 and 65 cm.

Fur length long - short
Fur - flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Triangle
Tail rolled up - lang
Anatomy square, rugged, massive
Size ♀ 46 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 25 - 32 kg
Size ♂ 48 - 63 cm
Weight ♂ 25 - 32 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    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.

  • 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.

  • Allergies

    Can occur in a number of breeds, regardless of genetic makeup.

  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Joint damage

    In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.

  • A Chow Labrador is a mix of a Chow Chow and a Labrador Retriever.

  • Chow Labradors vary in size, but usually reach a shoulder height of 41-51cm.

  • Chow Labradors have a very affectionate personality and are usually very loyal, playful and intelligent.

  • Chow Labradors can live up to 12 years.

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