Top 10 Mixed Dog Breeds for Families

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If you have searched and searched for the perfect pup, but can’t quite find all the characteristics and attributes in one particular breed, then maybe a mixed-breed dog will have everything you need. Each type of pup has specific personalities and qualities that have been bred into them for sometimes hundreds of years. Those are not easily changed. But mixing those up with another breed’s features will create the perfect mix of charm and talent. Check out our Top 10 Mixed Dog Breeds for Families to find your perfect blend of pawsome!


The name Pomsky refers to a mix of the Siberian Husky and a Pomeranian. This dog will be a go-getter, full of energy and spunk. They weigh in about 25 lbs, and will be a great family pet or single-person companion. A thick coat is to be expected, and their endearing charm is not to be overlooked.


A mix of a Yorkshire Terrier and a Poodle will give you a Yorkipoo! These little dogs are great traveling companions as you can just pick them up and go. They are friendly and loyal and just want to be held. Their curly hair will still be non-shedding, making them perfect for an allergenic household.


Anyone for a short, fast dog that likes to swim? The Corgidor is a mixture of the Labrador Retriever and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. They love to do just about anything, and will gladly enjoy spending the day with you. Hiking is another great pastime these pawtastic pups will adore.

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Is a smart, small and sophisticated pup in your future? The Cockipoo might well be the mix you are looking for. A bit of Cocker Spaniel mixed with a blend of Poodle makes this pup fun loving, super intelligent and mostly hypoallergenic! Small to medium build will be their final size!


You’ve gotta love the name! The Chug is part Chihuahua and part Pug which makes for a cute-as-a-button pup to fill your life with fun. Take this pup anywhere. They are friendly, happy-go-lucky pups that want to be cuddled.  They can really mix it up in the small dog park and will be the star of the group.


Morkie anyone? This Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier mix has a funny name and a funny personality. Small and charming, this pup is a beauty to look at, and their easy-going nature makes them a good traveling companions. Make sure to give them plenty of attention, which they will demand anyway.


If you are ready for anything, then the Shih-Poo might be the pup for you. Their mix of Shih Tzu and Poodle will offer you quite the surprise as they might have either long or curly fur, or a bit of both! This hypoallergenic pup can have an immovable attitude when it comes to following directions, so be persistent with training.


The Schnoodle sounds more like a pasta dish than a dog, but this pawtastic pup will charm your cares away!  Half Schnauzer and half Poodle make this a large or a small breed dog, depending on whether the parents were made of the standard or miniature variety! They love to play, so stock up on pup toys!


If you are looking for a furry friend, this mix of pups will fill that need! The Goldendoodle is just a big, cute pup that loves attention and to be petted. This combination of a Golden Retriever and Poodle will be a great swimmer, excellent hiker and perfectly suited for a family with children. Their golden coats are easy to care for.

Mastiff Mix

The Mastiff is a large-breed dog that is super kind and willing to go with the flow. A mix of any pup with this one will produce a big teddy bear, which will be huggable, smart and kind. Easy to train and easy to groom, these pups will fit into any household just fine!