The Labrador Pitbull mix is otherwise known as the Labrabull or the Pitador. This dog, if trained and socialized well can be a very loyal and loving family pet. Both the Labrador and the Pitbull have short coats.
These are medium sized dogs with a longer muzzle like the Labrador and distinct long pointed ears. They have long hairless tails that resemble that of the Labradors. Thanks to the Pitbull genetics they come in a variety of different colors that include: black, white, chocolate, gold, spotted, brindled or cream. This athletic and agile dog is full of playful energy and if given the right amount of attention it will make the ideal pet.
These dogs are not problematic dogs and if trained well and socialized they can make the perfect addition to your family. The Pitbull is more reserved while the Labrador is more energetic and out-going which makes the Labrabull a calm dog that warms to people. Both the Pitbull and the Labrador are easy dogs to train and the Labrabull is no different and it is very eager to please its owners.
The Labrabull is known to bark and it needs to be kept entertained to keep it out of mischief. Like the parent dogs this dog is a good watchdog and will warn its owners when strangers approach. The Pitbull is known for its sometimes aggressive behavior especially with other pets, however, the Labrabull has a calmer temperament and if it is socialized from a young pup it should not cause any anti-social problems.
The Labrabull warms to people easily, just like the Labrador, and it is known to be affectionate and sweet with a slightly cheeky but adorable nature.
Pitbull Labrador mix size:
Depending on the Pitbull Labrador content will depend on the size of the Labrabull. These dogs will measure anywhere between 12-27 inches (30-70cm) in height and weigh anywhere between 75-115lbs (34-50kg).
Labrabull health problems:
The Labrador Pitbull mix does not have any known health problems and generally do not inherit genetic disorders from their purebred parents. If cared for properly they have a life expectancy between 10-14 years.
It is fine to keep this dog indoors but the home must be big enough for it to wander about freely as these dogs can grow quite big. It is essential that owners have an enclosed backyard for these dogs to run around and play in. If the dog has a kennel it is also fine for them to sleep outdoors as long as there is sufficient bedding inside.
These dogs are very much outdoors dogs and they need to run about at least twice a day. This dog has a lot muscle and energy and taking it for jogs or having it run along you while you cycle is the perfect kind of exercise.
Labrador Pitbull mix grooming:
This is a very easy dog to maintain as it has a short coat. It is only necessary to brush its coat once a week to keep it shiny and get rid of dead hair. These dogs are lovers of water and it could take them some time to get used to the idea of having a bath as they just want to play. The preferred method of shampooing this dog is with dry shampoo.
These are lovable dogs that need good training to control their energetic nature. They are ideal for allergy sufferers as they have a short non-shedding coat. They need a lot of exercise so they are suitable for people who can give a lot of time for play and exercise.