USD 800-1200 Price Avg.

Designer Dogs


Cross Breed

Breed Type

Large, Giant


7-12 years


Breed Information

Group Designer Dogs
Popularity/Rank 600
Origin Canada
Other Names Cross between the Labrador Retriever and Bernese Mountain Dog.
Breed Type Cross Breed
Price (Avg.) USD 800-1200
Size Large, Giant
Weight 60-100 pounds (27-45 kg)
Height 24-27.5 inches (32-70 cm)
Lifespan 7-12 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Companion, Working, Sporting
Date of Origin 1990s
Ancestry Bernese Mountain Dog, Labrador Retriever

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Dense, Medium, Smooth, Wavy
Coat Colors Black, The Labernese can also be spotted in shades of chocolate, white, and yellow. The breed can either be solid, or a mix of two or three colors.
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Fawn, Sable, Brindle, Black, White, Blue, Gray, Red, Silver
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Wavy
Recommended Brushes Comb, Deshedder, Nail Clipper, Pin Brush
Brushing Frequency Daily

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Companionable, Friendly, Intelligent, Lovely, Playful, Sportive
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Bloat, Heart Problems, Hip Dysplasia
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 15 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 6 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 4 cups
Daily Cost $2.75 - $3.00
Monthly Cost $80.00 - $90.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Labernese have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 6-10 puppies (Once a year.)


The Labernese is a hybrid breed of dog that is a cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Labrador Retriever. This breed has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its friendly and loyal nature, as well as its beautiful appearance. The Labernese is an intelligent, active, and affectionate dog that makes an excellent family pet.

Appearance: The Labernese has a medium-sized body with a thick coat of fur that can be either short or long. They have a broad head with floppy ears, dark eyes, and a black nose. Their tail is usually long and bushy, and they have strong legs with webbed feet for swimming.

Lifespan, Size, Weight & Colors: The average lifespan of the Labernese is 10-12 years. They typically weigh between 50-80 pounds when fully grown and stand at around 20-24 inches tall at the shoulder. They come in various colors including black, white, brown, cream or red.

Personality: The Labernese is an intelligent breed that loves to please their owners. They are very loyal to their families and make great companions for children due to their gentle nature. They are also very active dogs who need plenty of exercise each day in order to stay healthy and happy.

Friendliness: The Labernese is generally friendly towards other dogs as well as people they meet on walks or at the park; however they may be wary of strangers if not properly socialized from an early age. They are also good with children if raised around them from puppyhood; however it’s important to supervise any interactions between young children and this breed due to their size difference which could lead to accidental injury if not monitored closely enough by adults present during playtime activities together.. As far as other animals go; they may get along with cats if raised together from puppyhood but should always be supervised when interacting with small animals such as rodents or birds due to their natural hunting instincts which could lead them into chasing after these creatures without realizing it’s wrong behavior until it’s too late!

Temperament: The Labernese has an even temperament which makes them easy going yet alert when necessary; making them great watchdogs for families who need extra security around their home but don’t want something overly aggressive like some guard breeds can be known for being! This breed loves spending time outdoors playing fetch or going on hikes but will also enjoy snuggling up indoors on cold winter days too!

Health: Generally speaking this hybrid breed tends to have fewer health issues than either parent breeds do individually; however there are still some conditions such as hip dysplasia or eye problems which can occur so regular vet checkups should always be kept up in order for any potential issues to be caught early on before becoming more serious down the line!

Adaptability Level & Benefits As Pets: Due to its intelligence level combined with its even temperament; this hybrid breed does quite well living in apartments provided they get enough exercise each day (at least 30 minutes). Additionally since they love spending time outdoors playing fetch or going on hikes; having access nearby parks would make life much easier for both you & your pup! Finally since this hybrid tends towards being more laid back than either parent breeds individually; it makes them great pets for first time owners who may not have had experience raising puppies before now!


The Labernese is a breed of dog that originated in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. The breed is a cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and the Labrador Retriever. The Labernese was first bred in the early 2000s and is still relatively rare. The breed almost became extinct due to a lack of interest from breeders, but has since become popular again.

The Labernese is a large breed of dog, with males weighing up to 100 pounds (45 kg) and females weighing up to 80 pounds (36 kg). The coat is long and silky, and can be either black, brown, or white. TheLabernese is an intelligent breed that is easy to train. They are also known for being gentle and good with children.

The ancestry of the Labernese can be traced back to the early 1800s, when Swiss farmers began cross-breeding Bernese Mountain Dogs with other breeds in order to create a more versatile working dog. In particular, the Labrador Retriever was chosen for its retrieving ability, which would be useful for herding cattle and sheep. Over time, theLabernese became its own distinct breed, although it remained relatively rare until the early 2000s.

The Labernese was officially recognized as a breed by the Swiss Kennel Club in 2004. In recent years, the breed has become increasingly popular in both Europe and North America.