Facts & Origin
Pyrenean Mountain Dog and Labrador Retriever Mix - a hybrid breed.
This mixed breed is the best of both worlds, combining the gentle and loyal nature of the Pyrenean Mountain Dog with the high energy and playfulness of the Labrador Retriever. This puppy will bring endless love and happiness to your home.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix has a strong, muscular body with a deep chest. They usually weigh between 35 and 50 kg and have a shoulder height of 60 to 70 cm. They have a dense, double coat that is usually black, brown or yellow in color. Their tails are long and thick, and they have webbed feet that make them excellent swimmers.
|Origin||UK - France|
|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 Pyrenean Mountain Dog and Labrador Retriever mix - Such is probably his nature.
Pyrenean Mountain Dogs and Labrador Retrievers are two of the most popular dog breeds in the world. They are also among the most versatile dog breeds, with a Pyrenean Mountain Dog being a working dog in the mountains and a Labrador Retriever being a family dog. When you mix these two breeds, you get a dog that is intelligent, obedient and friendly.
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is a large, powerful dog that was originally bred to work as a guard dog in the Pyrenees. They are muscular and have a thick, double coat that protects them from the cold. They are also very loyal and protective of their family.
The Labrador Retriever is a small, compact dog that was originally bred to retrieve downed game. It is intelligent and has a strong work ethic. They are also gentle and affectionate, which makes them great family dogs.
When you mix these two breeds, you get a dog that is intelligent, obedient, friendly and versatile. They are great family dogs and also make great working dogs.
What diseases can occur in Pyrenean Mountain Dog and Labrador Retriever Mix.
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix breed is known to have some health problems. The most common are hip and elbow dysplasia, both genetic conditions that can lead to arthritis. Other problems that have occurred in this breed include eye disease, skin problems, and joint problems. Some of these conditions can be corrected with treatment, while others may require surgery. Overall, the Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix is a hearty breed, but potential owners* should be aware of these health issues.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This breed has a dense double coat that is either black, chocolate brown or yellow. The outer coat is coarse and heavily haired, while the undercoat is softer. The Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix is a large, muscular dog with a broad head and a thick tail that is often carried low.
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.
A Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix is a cross between two popular dog breeds - the Pyrenean Mountain Dog and the Labrador Retriever. These two breeds were specifically selected for their complementary characteristics, resulting in an intelligent, athletic and friendly puppy.
A Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix can grow quite large, with some specimens weighing over 35 and 50 kg. However, the average size for this cross is between 30 and 40 kg.
A Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix has a dense, double coat that is water resistant. The undercoat is dense and soft, while the topcoat is longer and coarse. This type of coat needs to be brushed regularly to prevent matting and tangles.
Absolutely! Pyrenean Mountain Dogs and Labrador Retrievers make great pets thanks to their friendly and outgoing nature. They are also very intelligent and can easily learn tricks and commands.
A Pyrenean Mountain Dog-Labrador Retriever mix needs a moderate amount of exercise. They should go for a daily walk or run and have plenty of opportunity to play and romp.