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German Shorthaired Lab

German Shorthaired Lab

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-14 Years

German Shorthaired Lab Build Information

The German Shorthaired Lab is a large hybrid dog breed created from the mixture of the German Shorthaired Pointer and the Labrador Retriever. These dogs are at least 28 inches tall and weigh roughly 79 pounds, thin and tall with smooth, shiny, water-resistant coats that may be black, red, white, yellow, or brown color combinations.

Length (Male):22-27 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:41 - 65 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

German Shorthaired Labs are social and cheerful dogs that enjoy spending time with their people. They can be great family pets, being both playful and gentle with children and even-tempered. This dog doesn't like being alone and should not be left alone for long periods of time or it may develop undesirable behaviors. Training must be innovative to keep these intelligent dogs from getting bored. Plenty of physical and mental stimulation is a must to keep up with the high energy levels of the German Shorthaired Lab.

Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, White, Yellow
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

German Shorthaired Lab Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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