The Labbe is a hybrid between the Labrador Retriever and the Beagle. Country of Origin: Labbes originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Labbe is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Labbes generally love anything to do with the outdoors. Labbes tend to have a high energy level and love to play. Labbes generally are a active dog requiring daily exercise. Labbes commonly are intelligent, affectionate, and highly trainable. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Labbe is 10 - 13 years.