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Guide to 11 Popular Mixed Dog Breeds

June 11, 2022

A partnership between humans and dogs contributed to the more than 300 standardized dog breeds we know today. The history of dog breeds is marked by insistent experimentation. Tinkering with genetics and physical attributes to achieve ideal combinations for personality, physical characteristics, sport, companionship, work, and more.

Top 11 Mixed Dog Breeds



A cross between the Cocker Spaniel and the Poodle. Cockapoo is a highly intelligent and social dog breed. They are excellent therapy dogs trained to provide affection and comfort to people in hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes, and disaster areas.


They took off in popularity in the 1960s. Making it one of the oldest “designer mixes” around.



A cross between the Golden Retriever and the Poodle. They are one of the most popular breeds worldwide and the most popular Golden Retriever mixed breed. The breeds combined to make the perfect combination for a guide dog. They are also great family pets.




Of British origin, its parents are the Labrador Retriever and the medium or miniature poodle. This mixed dog is relied upon as a guide assistant and therapeutic dog, in addition to having the quality of being hypoallergenic. They are not considered a breed per se by any organization, although they are popular and highly sought after for their qualities.


A Labradoodle has the Guinness record for the longest eyelash on a dog. It was 17 cm (6.69 in) and belonged to Ranmaru (Japan), an Australian Labradoodle.




A mix between beagle and pug results in this new breed of dog born in Wisconsin. It is famous for being a hilarious and beautiful dog. In general, it shows outstanding social behaviors both with children and with other dogs. It is a great family companion, although a bit resistant to training.




It comes from the cross between a poodle and a Pekingese. They are small, furry, and sometimes a bit grumpy. It is a very affectionate breed and is attracted to the owner's warmth. It can even be considered overprotective.




Also known as mini husky, it is the hybrid between two popular Nordic breeds: the Siberian Husky and the Pomeranian. They are generally active and playful dogs requiring many hours of play and activity.


Woman sitting with 4 pomsky puppies in her arms



The hybrid of Maltese and Poodle produces a dog with an affectionate and fun-loving nature. They're easy to train and don’t shed, so they are perfect for people with allergies.




They are a crossbreed between a Pomeranian and an Australian Shepherd. They are bred to be companion dogs because of their manageable size and amicable temperament. They are known to be loyal, trainable, and affectionate. Because they are a social breed, they do not like to be alone for long periods and need regular exercise.




It is the crossbreed of Schnauzers and Poodles. Five types of Schnoodle differ based on their weight and size, and traits vary depending on the parents' size. 


They are amiable dogs who do not skimp when showing affection toward those around them. They are very active, and we can practice water games with them, as they love water. In addition, they are extremely intelligent, a characteristic they inherit from the poodle.




The Goldador or Golden lab comes from the cross between the Golden Retriever and the Labrador Retriever. It is an attentive and affectionate dog characterized by being extraordinarily friendly and adapting to different environments in a fantastic way.


This cross began with the primary purpose of obtaining an optimal breed to practice as therapy dogs.




Also called Yorkapoo or Yoodle, it is another breed that started in the United States. Obtained from the cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Poodle (toy). It is a cheerful dog that needs social and intellectual stimulation. They adapt to small apartments without any problem. They are good playmates but tend to bark when distressed or alone.


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