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Learn More About the Beagle Labrador Mix

Beagle Labrador Mix The Beagle Lab mix is a common crossbreed dog between a Beagle and a Labrador and is also known as the Labbe, Beagador, Labeagle, and Labbe Retriever.

This high-energy ‘designer’ dog first originated from the US, and its popularity quickly spread throughout the world due to its fun-loving nature.

The Beagador will make an excellent family dog that will quickly be a new family member in your home. 

This breed will be gentle and sweet to children and other animals inside your home.

Beagle Labrador Mix History

The Beagador started gaining popularity around thirty years ago. That means somewhere around the 1990s; these breeds were initially bred together.

It is not known who first started to breed these two dog breeds together, but many people search to get their hands on one of these dogs. Let’s dive deeper into each parent’s breed history.

Beagle History

The Beagle has a very long history and dates back to the 1800s where they were used to aid people in hunting. They are part of the hound group, and they make excellent game hunters. 

They are still used today by many as game hunters in the country areas of the United States. The American Kennel Club recognized this breed in the late 1800s. 

Many people love and adore the Beagle breed. You can find this breed available from many reputable breeders.

Labrador History

The Labrador is traditionally from Newfoundland, Canada, and this breed can be dated back as far as the 1700s. They were used as excellent water hunters and helped to get the game shot over water. 

Not only is this breed excellent hunters but also very loveable and friendly companions. This is known as the most popular dog breed in the United States. The Labrador was accepted into the American Kennel Club in 1917. 

Beagle Labrador Mix

Beagador Appearance

The typical Beagle Labrador mix takes after both its parents in appearance and has the head of the Beagle with its tricolor coat with the colors of the Labrador.

The Labbe’s body tends to resemble that of the Beagle in height, but it is slightly longer in length.

Its coat is very short, and it has a sleek appearance, which it inherits from the Labrador side.

Beagle Labrador Mix Temperament

This dog is a lovable dog that is fiercely loyal and protective. Both the Beagle and the Labrador are intelligent dogs that are easily trained, and the Labbe is no different.

This is a playful dog that is perfect with children as they are gentle and sweet. It has an outgoing personality and likes attention.

This dog is in its element when in the outdoors, and with its great curiosity, it likes to explore. This dog adapts well; however, it is wary of strangers and will bark when a stranger approaches the home, which makes it an excellent watchdog.

Beagador Coat

The Beagador has a smooth double coat that is short. This coat will shed quite a lot, so if you are hypoallergenic, this may not be the dog for you.

If your puppy gets traits from the Labrador parent your dog will have a water repellant coat. The coat will be soft and will not need a lot of maintenance for it to be maintained. 

What colors do they come in?

Here are a few of the color options that your puppy could possibly have:

  • Black
  • Brown
  • White
  • Fawn
  • Red
  • Yellow

Beagador

Labbe Size

Beagle Labrador Mix This dog is of medium size, slightly bigger than the Beagle but smaller than the Labrador.

It can be anywhere between 19-24 inches (48.2-60.9cm) in height and 25-40lbs (11.3-18.2kg) in weight.

Labrador Beagle Mix Health Problems

Both parents of the Labbe are prone to seizures and hip dysplasia, and it is possible that the Labbe puppy will inherit these traits; however, being crossbred, they have a lower chance of suffering from major health-related problems.

Life Expectancy of a Beagle Labrador Mix

The Beagle Labrador Mix actually will live quite a long time. Mixed breeds usually live longer than purebred breeds as it breeds out any health issues.

This breed should live between 10 and 15 years.

Living Conditions

The Labbe is a medium-sized dog that likes to chew when it’s bored; therefore, keeping it in the confined spaces of an apartment is not recommended.

This dog needs an enclosed yard to play in. Owners must make sure that the fencing is of good quality as this dog likes to dig and can easily dig its way under a fence.

If there is a kennel, it is fine to keep this dog as an outdoor pet, but it needs sufficient bedding to keep the dog warm in the winter months.

Labbe Exercise

The Labbe, just like the Labrador, is full of energy, and it needs a lot of daily exercises to keep it healthy and out of mischief.

This dog generally loves the water like the Labrador, and a good workout for it could be a swim in the river.

The Labbe is an intelligent dog who likes to play games so it is also recommended to play Frisbee or fetch with the dog.

Beagle Labrador Mix Feeding

Both the Beagle and Labrador breeds tend to overeat, so it is extremely important to only feed your Beagador the recommended daily amount of food, so they don’t eat too much.

This issue can make the breed have overweight issues, and obesity so make sure you truly follow your veterinarian’s feeding guidelines. 

Your dog should eat about three cups of high-quality food a day broken up into smaller meals. Remember, this is a medium to a large dog breed, so it will need a lot of food to replenish the lost calories that were lost throughout the day.

Depending on the dog food purchased, your looking at an estimated cost of $1.35 to $1.85 a day.

Beagle Labrador Mix Labrador Beagle Mix Grooming

This dog has a very short coat, so it only needs to be brushed once a week to keep it looking shiny and healthy.

Its nails tend to grow long just like the Labradors, and it is advised to have them professionally clipped or to exercise them on concrete to help wear them down.

Beagador Training

This breed needs a lot of exercise as well as training to keep this breed out of mischief. If this dog breed is left alone for long periods of time, this breed can get into trouble. 

The good news is the Beagador is half Labrador, and Labradors are very easy to train. You will still need to practice a lot with your dog during training, but for the most part, it should catch on very easily.

Start training your dog as a puppy with simple things like potty training. You will also want to teach your dog how to be friendly and to socialize with other people and animals.

Eventually, after your dog masters these basics things, you can move on to harder, more challenging tasks and tricks, which will eventually make a well-trained dog.

Labrador Beagle Mix Puppies

The best kind of breeders are ones that love and adore every single puppy that comes into their care. They make the puppy part of their family and let them grow up in their home until it is time to come home to you.

You don’t want to purchase a puppy from a puppy mill. Find a breeder with a beautiful and clean kennel that is going to allow you to see health papers and visit the kennel before purchasing a puppy.

Another great thing is this mixed dog breed does not cost very much. You can expect to spend around $350 to $900.

Labrador Beagle Mix

Labrador Beagle Mix Litter Size

A female should have around 4 to 6 puppies in a litter. Most breeders usually breed just one of the parent breeds and then collaborate with another breeder to make this mixed breed.

Another way you can find this breed if you cannot find a breeder is by looking at rescues to see if they have any older Beagador.

Suitability

This dog needs a lot of activity, so it is suitable for families who have time and like the outdoors.

Additionally, both the Beagle and the Labrador are good at tracking therefore the Labbe also makes a good hunting dog.

Close relatives of the Beagador

Here we have a few breeds that are just like the Beagador that you can check out:

6 thoughts on “Learn More About the Beagle Labrador Mix”

  1. This is the best possible breed to own. They are the perfect size for a house or an apartment (35 lb). They are adorable – they look like a puppy well into old age. They have few health issues and live forever (mine is 17 and healthier than most 8 year old dogs). They are happy. I mean they are really happy all the time. They are super sweet and loyal. They love to cuddle. They are easily trainable but if you are laid back their temperament means they know what lines not to cross. They are too intelligent for their own good (my dog has figured out how to use a lever to open doors and how to get onto the kitchen counter when a chair and stool were left too close together). They are easy to play with – they pick games up easily and have tons of fun. They are good with people. My dog has never shown aggression. They will let you do whatever you want to them. I sing loudly in my dogs face (as part of our usual games) and she loves it. The only draw back is that they are very attached to their people. My dog can be left alone for up to 15 hours with no problem. But that is not something I would do often (only in emergencies). They will sit on you if you are doing sit-ups or yoga (it happens every time I forget to shut the door). They like to be around people and I work from home most days (3 days a week). If you are home they will follow you everywhere. They will not sleep in another room without a fight (that you will lose). They will lay one the bath mat while you bath. They will cry if you leave them in another room.

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  2. I have a female who is super sweet that I Love so much she is a rescue. She is as smart as a whip I would not trade her for anything!!!

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  3. I have two male brothers who are the sweetest most lovable and loyal pets. I had a male of this breed who passed away and I purposely looked for this breed. Great dogs!!

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  4. I have a labbe and now at 15 months old he weighs 85.60 lbs he is a great dog to our daughter doesn’t like strangers. he will stay outside all day except if it’s cold.they’re spot for everything he is I hide treats in the yard and when I snap and say sniff it out he will find every last one even if my daughter hides it in the sand box or on her swing set. He trained well and is very loyal to us. He’s our baby

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  5. We recently lost the most lovable Lab/Beagle mix to cancer after having her love for 13 years. We are anxious to find another dog of this mix.

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