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When we talk about designer stuff, it is no just confined to things of personal use. You can even opt for a ‘designer pup’ if you like! Unlike regular pure breeds, these designer pups or mixed breeds are a cross between two breeds. Designer dog breeds are intentionally bred to have a unique look, size, and temperament. Apart from being extra adorable and cute, these mixed breed dogs have hybrid vigor that makes them healthier and even have longer life spans than their purebred counterparts. If you wish to know more about some of the best-mixed breeds or mutts, keep scrolling!
20 Adorable Mixed-Breed Dogs
There are many varieties of mixed dog breeds available to us. However, the following mixed breeds fall into our top 20:
1. Chusky: Chow Chow and Husky
This dog breed is one of the latest additions to designer dogs. Chusky comes from a cross between two adorable breeds Chow Chow and Husky. These cute furballs are extremely affectionate and absolutely great with young kids. They have an utterly playful nature and are have a gentle temperament. They have husky genes, which means that they require considerable exercising and training. They are mostly friendly with other dog breeds but can be very protective of their owners.
2. Pomsky: Pomeranian and Husky
A crossbreed between a Pomeranian and Husky is kind of hard to imagine, but Pomsky is not only a beautiful breed but an extremely loveable one too. They are tinier as compared to huskies and very sweet. This mixed breed gives you the best of both worlds, the cuteness of a lap dog and the athletic nature of a husky.
3. Chiweenie: Chihuahua and Dachshund
If you want a lap dog that also has a bright personality, then this mixed breed should be your ideal pick! Chiweenies are tiny dogs that can weigh anywhere from 5 to 10 pounds and can be as tall as 12 inches in height. Do remember they are delicate and fragile dogs, so be careful when they are around young kids.
4. Morkie: Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier
This small and cute mixed breed comes from a cross between Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier. By inheriting the best qualities from both the parents, this breed is silly yet energetic. Morkies are extremely playful and can keep running around round the clock, and they are great with children and other pets.
5. Gerberian Shepsky: German Shepherd and Husky
Gerberian Shepsky is a German shepherd husky mix that combines two of the toughest breeds of dogs. This dog breed boasts lightning-quick speed with a sturdy frame, making them a perfect option for those with an active lifestyle or as a watch or police dog. They may appear fierce, but they are very social, affectionate, and loving dogs.
6. Pitsky: Pitbull and Husky
With boundless energy, this Pitbull husky mix makes for a loyal pet and companion. They are stocky, sturdy, have a strong built, and have characteristics of both their parents. Every Pitsky can look different from one another. This dog breed thrives well in warmer climates, unlike the husky! A Pitsky would make an ideal companion for someone with an active lifestyle as they are extremely active and have enormous energy.
7. Horgi: Husky and Corgi
A cross between two of the most popular and loved dog breeds, a Horgi has a lively personality, is affectionate, and highly energetic. If you are looking for a dog companion with whom you don’t have a single boring or dull moment, this adorable dog breed is it! With the tiny structure of a Corgi and the beautiful face of a Husky, this mixed breed makes for an adorable dog breed to own.
8. Yorkipoo: Yorkie and Toy Poodle
If you are a fan of toy dog breeds, Yorkie poo or Yorkipoo will instantly steal your heart! They are just perfect because of their miniature size, affectionate and fun-loving nature. This breed is fun-loving and playful and an absolute delight for the owner as they are a storehouse of tremendous energy.
9. Labsky: Labrador and Husky
When it comes to the Labsky dog breed, they are a true bundle of energy with high intelligence and love! Very calm and patient, they are beautiful dogs that are ideal for active families. This is a considerably huge dog breed and also has stunning blue or multi-colored eyes.
10. Beagleman: Beagle and Doberman Pinscher
Beagleman is very energetic, loyal, and an intelligent mixed dog breed with the doe-eyes of a beagle and a medium frame. They are very entertaining companions and fast learners, especially if you wish to train them. They often gel well with other dog breeds too.
11. Border Aussie: Border Collie and Aussie
This super energetic mixed breed is not for all. If you do not have open spaces or can indulge this breed in a good amount of physical activity, it is not a recommended breed for you. They are very affectionate and love being active with their owner.
12. Bullpug: Pug and English Bulldog
This adorable lapdog mixed breed comes from a cross between a Pug and an English Bulldog. This tiny dog can be a perfect addition to your family if you live in a small home or apartment. They do not require much physical activity. However, they require plenty of care and affection.
13. Bernedoodle: Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle
A breed with a goofy personality, Bernedoodle can be an adorable companion to have. They may appear a bit cautious in front of strangers, but they eventually warm up. They are very gentle and thus great around elders and young kids in the house.
14. Shepherd Chow: Chow Chow and German Shepherd
With terrific traits from the parents, this mixed breed needs to be stimulated; otherwise, they get bored. Great with kids and other pets, Shepherd chow is sharp-witted and loyal, making them a great choice for watchdogs.
15. Bullmatian: Bulldog and Dalmatian
An uncommon and rare cross results in a dog breed with a body of a bulldog and spots of a dalmatian. If you see one, you are sure to identify it in no time! Bullmatians are social and are quite charming. These dogs love attention and contain oodles of energy.
16. Puggle: Pug and Beagle
Puggles have a playful spirit and a fun-loving personality. A very curious mix of small breed dogs, this lapdog breed has a pleasing nature that can make them your kid’s favorite. This charm bomb can become the center of your world with its huggable looks!
17. Corgidor: Corgi and Labrador
What do we get when a cross between the most famous dog breed on the internet- Corgi, with the most famous pet dog breed in America- Labrador? We get an absolutely adorable mixed dog breed called Corgidor! This breed is not as tiny as Corgi, but they have short legs, and their face is more like a Labrador. They love being active, and their leg size should not fool you into believing otherwise!
18. Shichi: Shih Tzu and Chihuahua
Immensely bright personality and adorable looks make this designer dog breed more and more popular in various parts of the world. Their almond-shaped eyes and small round head will make you fall in love with this tiny dog breed. Their coat can be long or short and have various colors such as cream, white, fawn, black, etc.
19. Chug: Chihuahua and Pug
A cross between two adorable small dog breeds results in a quirky breed as loving as their parents. They are great with people; however, they can also be stubborn at times. They do not require a great amount of physical exercise and are perfectly fine sitting on their owners’ laps. Engaging them in some playtime gets out their playful side!
20. Shorgi: Corgi and Shih Tzu
This adorable designer dog breed is obedient and fun-loving. They usually get wary of strangers and can be protective of their owners. Please do not go by their small size as they require a moderate amount of physical exercising and regular grooming too!
Mixed breeds would make terrific companions for you and your children. Mutts are adaptable and more intelligent when compared to their purebred counterparts. You can always adopt them from the nearest animal shelter. The gene diversity in mixed breeds makes them less prone to diseases and disorders, which helps them stay healthy, meaning lower medical bills for your pets. Unlike Purebreds, you don’t have to invest so much money into buying a mixed breed.