Sheprador

Sheprador

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Group:Herding
Life Span:12-15 Years

Sheprador Build Information

The Sheprador is a hybrid between an Australian Shepherd and a Labrador Retriever. The breed is identified by having a face that resembles a Labrador, with a body that resembles a Shepherd. This breed is instinctively very protective, and can serve as a great guard dog. Shepradors can range in weight from approximately 45-85 pounds. They are known to have a variety of hair lengths and coat styles. Shepradors are usually tan in color with a black saddle. However, they can also be mostly tan, with black markings around the eyes. Shepradors usually have floppy ears.

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

Behaviour and Personality

They are playful and energetic, and tend to chew, so it’s important to provide them with toys to chew on. Shepradors love exercise, so it is important to let them enjoy substantial amounts of time outdoors. They make great family pets and get along well with other dog breeds.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Chocolate, Tri-Color
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Water-Repellent

Sheprador 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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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes