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English Shepherd / Labrador Retriever Mix

Overall satisfaction

4.5/5

Acquired: Breeder (hobby breeder)

Gender: Male

Training: Books

Quick to learn and train

3/5

Emotionally stable

3/5

Family oriented

5/5

Child safety

4/5

Safe with small pets

4/5

Doesn’t bark a lot

1/5

Health

4/5

Easy to groom

5/5

Great watch dog

4/5

Great guard dog

3/5

English Shepherd/Black Lab

By

United States

Posted January 4, 2015

My English Shepherd/Lab mix demonstrates the collision of personality that one might expect from the odd couple. He's got the happy, friendly exuberance of a Retriever with the sheep dog instincts of a Shepherd. Unlike a Lab, he's only immediately trusting and friendly with me and my family, not with strangers. He's more protective of us than a Retriever would normally. He's always quite a bit more vocal, barking often to make his presence known. That said, he's very affectionate, easy to care for, and a lot of fun. The blend of English Shepherd and Labrador is one that I'd recommend to a couple or family with adolescent children.

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