Living with a Lab-Pointer
Personality: The Lab-Pointer is a very sweet mannered dog who may or may not want much attention. They love to play and seem to understand to still be gentle even when playing but can be very possesive of toys.
Behavior: The Lab-Pointer is a very fast learner, but it can be very hard to gain their attention. They will track anything if left unatteneded.
Barking: The Lab-Pointer has the bark of a hound or bird dog.
Exercise: The Lab-Pointer is meant for working and running, and therefore are high-energy dog who need lots of room to run. They make wonderful companions for long-distance runners.
Physical Ability: If trained to do so, the Lab-Pointer can run 20 miles a day.
Living Conditions: The Lab-Pointer is not an inside dog. They need room to roam and run. They will calm down with age and can come inside for longer periods of time but they still need lots of attention and exercise.
Appearance: The Lab-Pointer is a beautiful, medium sized dog.
Size: The Lab-Pointer can weigh between 35 to 50 pounds.
Companionship: The Lab-Pointer may be independent at first, but once you gain their trust they are extremely loyal and loving dogs.
Nose: Because the Lap-Pointer is bred from a breed who is known for their unbelievable sense of smell, this mix can smell things far better than most dogs.
Body: The Lap-Pointer is an extremeley muscular dog especially in the legs and chest.
Color: The coat of the Lab-Pointer usually takes on the coloring of the Pointer. They may have many spots and "kidney"-shaped markings.
Coat: The coat of the Lab-Pointer generally consists of the stiff, short hairs of a pointer, if the pointer was a short hair and longer hairs if the pointer was a long hair.
Health: The Lab-Pointer seems to be a healthy dog with no huge problems.
History: Pointers are hunting dogs, usually used to scout out quail. It is a very strong breed and you will be reminded of the "bird dog" in the Lab-Pointer constantly.
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** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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