Greyador:Labrador Retriever and Norwegian Elkhound grey Mix
Facts & Origin
Norwegian Elkhound grey and Labrador Retriever mix - a hybrid breed.
The Norwegian Elkhound grey and Labrador Retriever are mixed breeds known for their unique character and lovable personality. Both breeds are intelligent, energetic and good-natured. The Norwegian Elkhound Grey is large, muscular and has a presentable appearance. He is very active and needs at least an hour a day in the fresh air. The Labrador Retriever is also very active, but he is also playful and wants a lot of attention from his owners. Both breeds make excellent family dogs. They are loyal and loving when the people in their lives are good to them. Both breeds are known to form close bonds with their owners and they are also very curious and eager to learn.
|Origin||UK - Norway|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Greyador - Such is probably his nature.
The Norwegian Elkhound Grey Labrador Retriever (NEGLR) is a popular hybrid breed that comes from two of the most popular dog breeds: the Norwegian Elkhound and the Labrador Retriever. The breed is characterized by its unique personality, strong character and intelligence.
The Greyador has a strong, confident personality and is a strong leader. They are very people-oriented and attentive and seek approval. They are intelligent, docile dogs that love to learn and look up to their owner. They are alert, but not fearful, and can be easily trained thanks to their intelligence.
NEGLRs have robust health and a good appetite, but they need lots of exercise and attention from their owner to stay balanced and happy. They are very energetic, but they also need time to relax.
The Greyador is a loyal companion with a loving and obedient nature. They are playful and curious and love to play and romp. Their good intelligence and ability to learn quickly also make them good at athletic competitions and as search dogs. The NEGLR loves to enjoy human companionship, but they can also be placed individually and trained well. They are loyal, friendly and patient. With proper training, they can be safe family dogs and share a long, happy life together. In short, the NEGLR is an intelligent, loyal and lively hybrid breed. They are a joy to own and equal their parents, Norwegian Elkhounds and Labrador Retrievers, in charm and love.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Norwegian Elkhound grey and Labrador Retriever mix.
Greyador are a popular breed. These dogs are very adaptable, nice and active. Unfortunately, they also have certain genetic diseases that must be considered when choosing this breed.
Some of the most common diseases of these dogs are: Allergies, eye diseases, cardiomyopathy, hip dysplasia, OCD and hypothyroidism. All of these diseases have different symptoms depending on the disease.
Allergies can be severe in some cases, manifesting as itching, rash, and severe respiratory distress. Eye diseases can cause vision problems and lens opacities that can lead to blindness. Cardiomyopathy is a heart disease that can result in decreased blood flow through the heart. Hip dysplasia is a condition that can cause wear or deterioration of the joint, which can lead to lameness. OCD is deposits on bones and joints that are associated with arthritis and pain. Hypothyroidism is a metabolic disorder that can lead to weight gain, fatigue and other symptoms.
It is important to consider these disease risks when selecting an Elkhound Grey Labrador Retriever mix. Some of these diseases can be prevented or treated through blood and urine testing. If a potential owner is aware of the genetic diseases that affect these dogs, they can better choose appropriate testing and minimize the risk of these diseases to their dog.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Norwegian Elkhound Grey-Labrador Retriever mix has a very beautiful coat. It is smooth and soft, mostly black, gray or brown. Sometimes the coat is a little longer and has a slightly shaggy texture. There is also a variety with white patches.
The Labrador Retriever mixes in the coat color of the Elkhound and can produce many different shades. Some mix dogs are a light gray, while others are a dark shade of brown. Some are black and white or golden brown, while still others are very light gray.
There is a wide variety of coat colors in the Greyador. In general, however, it should be noted that each dog is individual and may have its own particular coat color.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
Norwegian Elkhound Grey Labrador Retriever mix breed: this breed is a medium sized, square combination. The head is medium sized, higher than wide and has slight wrinkles on the sides. The eyes are dark brown and oval. The nose is black and the lips are well pigmented. The body is robust and muscular. The back line is smooth and straight. The coat is rough and steamy and has a gray color with dark shading. The tail is medium-long with a strong upward curve. The size is about 55 cm-62 cm for males and 51 cm-59 cm for females with a weight of 16-20 kg.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
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.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
This breed can reach a size between 51 cm-59 cm, depending on the size of the parents.
This mixed breed is loyal, playful, affectionate, friendly and intelligent.
This breed requires regular brushing, visits to the veterinarian and other routine medications.
This breed can be prone to birth defects such as hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia. They are also prone to allergic reactions and digestive disorders.
A healthy Norwegian Elkhound Grey Labrador mix can live up to 12 years.
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