From adorable Pomeranians hybrids, to smart Poodle blends, mixed breed dogs are very popular, and rightly so! There are so many reasons to fall in love with these mulit-breed pups. While taking on the characteristics of each breed, mixed dogs also tend to be healthier and calmer animals. Just like with purebreds, you should choose the hybrid that best fits your lifestyle, as some are more suited to active lives, some would rather sit at home, and some are made for hunting or swimming. Selecting a mixed breed dog gives you the best of varying breeds to create the ultimate furry best friend. Here are our top picks for most pupular mixed breed dogs!
Combining two of the most popular dog breeds in the United States is a great idea, and the Goldendoodle sure does that with the Golden Retriever and Poodle. These playful pooches are lovable, as well as loyal friends with good breeding stock, so furtunately they have less hereditary diseases than most breeds.
Another Poodle mix, the Cockapoo is half Cocker Spaniel and half Poodle, and a whole lot of fun. They don’t shed much and are easy to train, making them the furfect canine kid for a first-time dog owner. This breed also loves kids and other pets, so they will get along with anyone.
Mixing a Pug with a Beagle may not seem to be the best idea, but you cannot tell Puggle owners that. In fact, these little cuties are one of the top ten most popular breeds for families. They’re pawfully energetic while being laid back and smart enough to learn just about anything you want to teach them.
The third Poodle mix on the list is the Labrador Retriever-Poodle hybrid, which is an amazingly handsome hairball with a great personality. With boundless energy and an excellent health background, these poochies are pawsitively wonderful pets. They will not only protect your family, but they will also keep you laughing with their hilarious antics.
Mixing the fluffy Pomeranian with the gorgeous Siberian Husky produces a petite furry Husky. They’re also hard-working pups with an energy level to match. If you have some work they can do, they will do it without paws, and then still be ready to play a game of fetch afterward.
One of the smallest mixed breeds, the Chiweenie is a combination of the Chihuahua and Dachshund that can be tailored to fit whatevfur coat combination you like. Since they both come in short, long, and wire-haired varieties, you can take your pick. And when you want to go somewhere, just put them in your purse or backpack.
The fourth of the Poodle combinations is the Maltese and Poodle mix. Depending on which size you like, you can choose between the toy, miniature, or standard sized Poodle. Not only is the Maltipoo cute, but they're easy to train and don’t shed, so they are pawfect for people with allergies.
The Pomchi is a Chihuahua-Pomeranian hybrid that is like a furry Chihuahua. This pup is a pint-sized furball with a full-sized personality. These adorable little dogs are attentive, lovable, and cuddly. They enjoy children and other pets as well, so they will fit in with any family and their lifestyle.
Pomeranian mix number three may be the most striking of all with the furtastic coloring of the Australian Shepherd mixed with the furriness of the Pomeranian. They can be sized to your preference since Australian Shepherds come in three sizes like Poodles. The breed is healthy, intelligent, and will even herd your sheep for you if you have some.
The Morkie is a tiny Terrier mix of the Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier. With big personalities, these fur-iendly little poochies have no idea how small they are, so they are brave and full of sass. They look like teddy bears, but will hunt mice and other vermin if you need them to.