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If you are a dog lover interested in learning about various dog breeds, then we have just the perfect breed of dog for you to read about. Labmaraners are designer dogs that have gained massive popularity in recent years. This breed is bred by crossing two pretty well-known dog breeds, the Lab Retriever and the Weimaraner. This is the reason why Labmaraner is also popularly known as Weimador. The Labmaraner or Weimador is a dog with a lot of energy and intelligence. A Labmaraner's friendliness and loyalty make them great pets. Getting a Labmaraner puppy might be one of the best decisions you ever make. However, it is really important to keep them under constant training to keep their weight and level of energy in check. Regular exercise and a proper diet will keep them away from health issues.

Keep reading to learn amusing facts about this breed. To learn about other breeds, check out Labrador retriever and greyhound facts.

Fun Labmaraner Dog Facts For Kids

What do they prey on?


What do they eat?


Average litter size?


How much do they weigh?

60-100 lb (27.2-45.3 kg)

How long are they?


How tall are they?

23-24 in (58.4-60.9 cm)

What do they look like?

Gray, brown, black, yellow

Skin Type


What were their main threats?

Health Problems

What is their conservation status?

Not Listed

Where you'll find them?

Households, Rescue Shelters


All Over The World









Labmaraner Interesting Facts

What type of animal is a Labmaraner?

A Labmaraner is an adorable mixed-breed dog.

What class of animal does a Labmaraner belong to?

A Labmaraner belongs to the Mammalia class of animals.

How many Labmaraners are there in the world?

It is extremely difficult to keep track of dogs that are bred in captivity and are found all over the world in countless houses. So, the total number of Labmaraners living in this world is uncertain. However, it can be stated that these dogs have quite a healthy population.

Where does a Labmaraner live?

It is uncertain where Labmaraner was first bred. In today's world, this dog has gained popularity as a designer dog and is found living in countless houses and farms globally. Despite their friendly nature and cuteness, many Labmaraners are abandoned by their owners and find themselves homeless. In such cases, the shelters come to their rescue and take them in. So, a large number of these dogs are found living in shelters.

What is a Labmaraner's habitat?

This mix of Labrador Retriever and Weimaraner takes after its parents when it comes to being a great family dog. Labmaraners are perfectly suitable for living in an apartment. They are dogs with high energy levels, so an attached yard would give them adequate space to train and exercise. However, having a nearby dog park where the Labmaraner can get its training and exercise works just fine for this breed. Temperature is not an issue for this Labrador Retriever-Weimaraner mix. They can survive in all types of weather. They might need occasional trimming if the weather is extremely hot or a coat if it is extremely cold, but their survival won't be at stake.

Who does Labmaraner live with?

The Labmaraner is a popular domestic dog breed. So, it lives with its owners in their house. What makes this breed a great pet is that they are perfectly compatible with children. A child can be left alone with a Labmaraner, and the dog will keep the child protected and accompanied. However, since they are large-sized heavy dogs, it is wise not to leave them alone with an infant. This breed is also tolerant of other pets. In many houses, this breed lives along with dogs and cats of various breeds.

Being domestic dogs, this breed is bred in captivity by breeders. So, the puppies often spend their early lives with the breeders till they are sold off. Even after being an adorable breed, many Labmaraners are abandoned by their owners and find themselves under the care of rescuers in various shelters.

How long does a Labmaraner live?

A dog of this breed can live a healthy life of 10-12 years. Being a mixed dog breed, they are likely to suffer from the same health issues as their parent breeds. Many dogs of this breed also lose their lives to cardiac arrest and old age.

How do they reproduce?

A Labmaraner is bred by crossing a Weimaraner and Labrador retriever. However, a Labmaraner puppy can be bred by crossing two Labmaraners as well. Breeding should be supervised by an experienced breeder. Both dogs should be checked by a veterinarian before mating occurs. Dogs have a gestation period of approximately 63 days, after which four to five puppies are born. A newborn puppy is extremely sensible and should be handled with utmost care. It is wise to get a newborn puppy, and its mother checked.

What is their conservation status?

The conservation status of the Labmaraner dog breed is Not Listed in the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature or IUCN. This domestic dog breed is found in the house of countless dog lovers. They are also bred in captivity by breeders and owners all over the world. Even though the exact population of this breed is not known, certainly, their population is not something to be concerned about at the moment.

Labmaraner Fun Facts

What does the Labmaraner look like?

Close-up of the face of a Labmaraner.

*Please note this is an image of a Weimaraner, one of the parent breeds of a Labmaraner.

The Labmaraner is a large active dog with a muscular stature. It has a somewhat rounded head with almond-shaped eyes and hanging ears. It has a long muzzle and a glossy nose. A Labmaraner is blessed with a short glossy coat of various colors.

How cute are they?

Labmaraners can melt your heart with their expressive puppy eyes and friendliness. They are adorable dogs, and their cuteness will make you want to pet them.

How do they communicate?

Dogs communicate through vocalization and various gestures. They might lick your face to show affection and wag your tail when happy. Like every other dog, Labmaraners bark to convey their messages to humans and other pets.

How big is a Labmaraner?

Being a mix of the two fairly large-sized dog breeds, the Labmaraner is a big dog. It can grow quite big and reach a height of 23-24 in or 58.4-60.9 cm. Compared to other domestic dog breeds, it is about three times taller than an adult Chihuahua and almost twice as big as a Shih Tzu. This dog breed is only a few in shorter than an average English Mastiff which is one of the largest dog breeds.

How fast can a Labmaraner run?

Labmaraners are an extremely energetic breed of dog and are often found playing a game of fetch with their human parents. The exact speed at which these dogs can run is not known, but it can be assumed that they are quite fast.

How much does a Labmaraner weigh?

One of the challenges faced by the owners of a Labmaraner is keeping its weight in check. The ideal weight of a healthy adult dog of this Lab retriever and Weimaraner mix should be somewhere between 60-100 lb (27.2-45.3 kg).

What are the male and female names of the species?

A male dog is referred to as a dog, whereas a female dog is referred to as a bitch. So, the male and female of a Labmaraner dog will be referred to as the same.

What would you call a baby Labmaraner?

A baby Labmaraner is referred to as a Labmaraner puppy.

What do they eat?

Like most dogs, Labmaraners are pretty greedy about food, and it is quite difficult to say no to these adorable dogs with their cute puppy eyes. However, it is necessary to keep them on a strict diet. These dogs are very likely to get overweight if their diet is not supervised properly. A pet parent of this breed would not want their dog to exceed their ideal weight (60-100 lb). The food they intake should be rich in protein. Four to five cups of dog food are enough for an adult dog of this breed but make sure to break it down into multiple meals throughout the day. Special dog food available for dogs whose energy level is high can also be fed to this breed. However, it would be a sensible decision to get a diet plan from a veterinarian.

Even though this breed of dog is extremely friendly and trainable, it can act stubborn at times. You can take the help of treats while training them but do not go overboard with the number of treats you give your dog each day.

Are they slobbery?

Drooling is pretty common among dogs. Every canine drools as it helps them eat their food. The saliva also helps them digest better. So, this Weimaraner and Lab retriever mix also salivates to some extent. However, they are not extremely heavy droolers and do not need cleaning up frequently.

Excessive drooling can be considered to be a symptom of dental diseases. So if you notice a sudden change in your dog's drooling tendencies, make sure to get them checked by a veterinarian.

Would they make a good pet?

Labmaraners are the perfect family dogs. They have all the qualities of a great pet. They are easy-to-train-dogs that are good with children and other pets and have a good temperament. They are perfectly suitable to live in your house. These dogs are not a bother even when it comes to grooming. All these characteristics make this Weimaraner and Labrador mix an admired pet. They are the best dog breed to adopt if you do not have any prior experience of parenting a dog.

Just a few points should be kept in mind before bringing this dog to your family. They have extreme energy levels and would want to play with you or other pets all day. You cannot just leave them in your house all day as Labmaraners need a lot of attention and training. If left alone for a long time, they can suffer from separation anxiety, and without proper training, they can be affected by health problems. So, make sure you have enough time to spend with them. They are fairly easy to train and intelligent. Routine exercise, running, and mental stimulation followed by a proper diet would be enough to keep the weight and health of these active dogs in check. They have a good temperament but can act stubborn at times, which can be tackled with patience and occasional treats. Grooming them every other week is not necessary. However, many owners have been seen grooming these dogs every week. Make sure to keep brushing, bathing, and nail cutting as a part of their grooming process. Puppies might need extra attention till they become at least a year old. Keep in regular touch with your veterinarian, and you should not face any issues parenting this breed.

Did you know...

Being a Weimaraner and Lab retriever mix, they are prone to some health diseases like ear infections and hip dysplasia. Another common health problem they face is Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA). These health issues are one of the reasons the American Kennel Club (AKC) does not recognize a mixed dogs.

Even though they are not recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), kennel clubs like the International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR), the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC), the Designer Breed Registry (DBR), American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC), and many other well-known kennel clubs have recognized this intelligent, active, and friendly dog.

What are the common coat colors of Labmaraner dogs?

Friendliness is not their only great characteristic. A Labmaraner is blessed with a short glossy coat. The coats vary for each dog and are generally gray, brown, yellow, or black.

Do Labmaraners bark a lot?

Labmaraners generally have a good temperament and do not bark without any reason. They are sometimes used as guard dogs due to their intelligent and active nature. They are not likely to lose their temperament and bark continuously at strangers or whoever passes by.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly animal facts for everyone to discover! Learn more about some other mammals from our pony fun facts and Saint Bernard interesting facts pages.

You can even occupy yourself at home by coloring in one of our Labmaraner coloring pages.

*Please note this is an image of a Labrador Retriever, one of the parent breeds of a Labmaraner.

Written By
Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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