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Labrador Husky Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Labrador Husky so you can get to know the breed more.

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Other Names
What other names does the Labrador Husky have? The dog breed also known as...
Husky-Lab
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Labrador Husky recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Labrador Husky recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Labrador Husky breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Labrador Husky puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Labrador Husky price:
$400-$800
If you choose to purchase the Labrador Husky, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Labrador Husky for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Labrador Husky gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Labrador Husky size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Labrador Husky weigh? Labrador Husky weight:
60-100 pounds (27-45 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Labrador Husky? Labrador Husky average weight:
80 pounds (36 kg)
Height
How tall is the Labrador Husky? Labrador Husky height:
20-28 inches (51-71 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Labrador Husky average height:
24 inches (61 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Labrador Husky have? What does this canine coat look like?
DoubleThick
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Labrador Husky's coat?
Solid BlackSolid WhiteBlack & White & RedBlack & White & Grey
Grooming
How to groom the Labrador Husky and how often?
Advanced: The Labrador Husky requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes. Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog bath is important. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your Labrador Husky a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Labrador Husky, search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Labrador Husky dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Husky-Lab? Labrador Husky shedding level:
Labrador Huskys shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Labrador Husky have? What characteristics does the breed have?
FriendlyGood naturedIntelligentQuiet
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Labrador Husky? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Labrador Husky's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Labrador Husky dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Labrador Huskys are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Labrador Husky is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Labrador Husky sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Labrador Huskys don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Labrador Huskys are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Husky-Lab need? Labrador Husky social needs:
Labrador Huskys are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Labrador Husky dogs bark a lot? Why does my Husky-Lab bark?
Low to Average: The Labrador Husky rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Labrador Husky good as a watchdog?
Labrador Huskys are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Labrador Husky dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Labrador Husky dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Labrador Huskys strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Labrador Husky bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Husky-Lab? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Labrador Husky? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Labrador Husky has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Labrador Husky do?
Labrador Huskys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Labrador Huskys need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Labrador Husky to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Labrador Husky roam?
Labrador Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Labrador Husky have high prey drive?
Labrador Huskys have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Labrador Huskys are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Labrador Husky good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Labrador Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs. If you don't have a garden, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Labrador Huskys adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Labrador Huskys do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Labrador Husky dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Labrador Huskys are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Labrador Husky dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Labrador Husky and children:
Labrador Huskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Labrador Husky dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Labrador Huskys are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Labrador Husky good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Labrador Husky dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Labrador Huskys are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Labrador Husky can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Labrador Huskys good office dogs? Do Labrador Huskys make good office friendly dogs? Can Labrador Huskys be office dogs?
No
Labrador Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Labrador Husky dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Husky-Lab temperament with senior people? Are Labrador Husky dogs good for elderly owners?
Labrador Huskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Labrador Husky dogs get along with other pets? Are Labrador Husky dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Labrador Huskys are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Labrador Husky breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Labrador Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Labrador Husky is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Labrador Husky is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Labrador Husky is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Labrador Husky is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a boat dog?
Not really
Labrador Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Labrador Husky be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Labrador Husky is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Labrador Husky dogs have health problems?
The Labrador Husky is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Labrador Husky dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Labrador Husky be?
11-13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Labrador Husky breed hypoallergenic?
No
Labrador Huskys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Labrador Husky have?
Labrador Huskys are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Labrador Husky dogs require per day?
Labrador Huskys need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Labrador Huskys don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Labrador Husky need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
4 to 7 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Labrador Husky risk for obesity:
Average. The Labrador Husky has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Labrador Husky's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Labrador Husky can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Labrador Husky has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Labrador Husky drool?
The Labrador Husky is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Labrador Husky could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Labrador Husky. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Labrador Husky pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Labrador Husky pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Labrador Husky: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Labrador Husky have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Labrador Husky have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-8 puppies

Pros & Cons of Labrador Husky

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Labrador Husky's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Labrador Huskys are very easy to train.
  • Drooling tendency: The Labrador Husky is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Labrador Huskys are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Labrador Huskys are dog-friendly dogs.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Labrador Huskys don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Labrador Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Labrador Husky requires a lot of grooming.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Labrador Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Labrador Huskys do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Labrador Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Labrador Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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