What Is a Chow-Lab Mix?

A chow-lab mix is a cross-breed dog that is a mixture of chow chow and Labrador retriever, commonly called a Lab-Chow. They are considered family-friendly dogs, with usually calm, sweet natures.

Lab-Chows don't bark a lot but will do so when they believe their families are in danger. They have thick coats, which need regular grooming, and often have a mane on the back of the neck. Intelligent and active, these dogs need lots of exercise, which gives them good bone and tissue health. Lab-Chows can weigh up to 70 pounds and are usually brown, black, cream or yellow in color.