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Adorable Crossbreed Dogs that Will Make you Fall in Love with Them

Crossbreeding is a controversial practice in the dog world. Purebred dog breeders tend to consider these dogs little more than mutts. In contrast, crossbred dog advocates believe they are adding strength to breeds that have been bred too closely for generations. Crossbreeding has advantages and disadvantages, and potential dog owners and breeders need to be aware of them.

When two different breeds of dogs are bred together, for instance, a Standard Poodle and a Labrador Retriever (Labradoodle), you are crossbreeding. Dogs are one species, so you can breed any combination of breeds together or mixed breed dogs with purebred dogs. Dogs come in so many shapes, sizes, colors, and personalities that it’s sometimes hard to imagine that they’re all the same animal. Some people prefer dogs that don’t look like the dogs they’re accustomed to, and crossbreeding can lead to such dogs. Genetically combining two different breeds is like tossing a coin. Each puppy in a litter will look different from its littermates.

Many purebred dogs suffer from genetic conditions passed down from generation to generation. Keeping crossbreeding to a minimum can lower the risks of passing on a condition if only one parent is a carrier. Many of today’s purebred dogs were created by crossing different breeds, and they have been refined through selective breeding to have the characteristics they have today. There are so many dog breeds to choose from that it’s easy to create various designer dogs. Choosing a breeding partner for your purebred dog isn’t that difficult, as long as the two dogs are compatible. In crossbred dogs, pre-existing genetic diseases are less likely to be passed on. As a result, mixed puppies are likely to be more robust and vigorous.

Many breeders argue that crossbreeding produces healthier, more substantial dogs, but no scientific evidence supports this claim. Crossbred dogs are much more difficult to predict than purebred dogs when it comes to their size. If two breeds of different sizes are combined, it is impossible to say how big or small the puppies will be. Combining two separate dogs could therefore create significant genetic entanglement issues; this could work out brilliantly, but it could also go horribly wrong. It may be necessary to conduct an emergency C-section if the puppies are too big for a dog to give birth, leading to other difficult-to-diagnose complications.

Here is a list of some adorable mixed dog breeds that will make you fall in love with them.

#1 Aussiepom (mini australian shepherd + pomeranian crossbreed)

Aussiepom (mini australian shepherd + pomeranian crossbreed)

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#2 Labsky (labrador + husky crossbreed)

Labsky (labrador + husky crossbreed)

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#3 Utonagan (alaskan malamute + siberian husky + german shepherd crossbreed)

Utonagan (alaskan malamute + siberian husky + german shepherd crossbreed)

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#4 Cheagle (chihuahua + beagle crossbreed)

Cheagle (chihuahua + beagle crossbreed)

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#5 Chowsky (chow chow + husky crossbreed)

Chowsky (chow chow + husky crossbreed)

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#6 Pomsky (pomeranian + husky crossbreed)

Pomsky (pomeranian + husky crossbreed)

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#7 Bullmation (bulldog + dalmatian crossbreed)

Bullmation (bulldog + dalmatian crossbreed)

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#8 Goberian (golden retriever + husky crossbreed)

Goberian (golden retriever + husky crossbreed)

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#9 My dog toby (pem corgi + shetland sheepdog crossbreed)

My dog toby (pem corgi + shetland sheepdog crossbreed)

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#10 Pitsky (pit bull + husky crossbreed)

Pitsky (pit bull + husky crossbreed)

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#11 Chusky (chow chow + husky crossbreed)

Chusky (chow chow + husky crossbreed)

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#12 Gordie (corgi + golden retriever crossbreed)

Gordie (corgi + golden retriever crossbreed)

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#13 This is django, my beautiful dog when he was 2 months. He’s mix labrador, doberman and boxer breeds

This is django, my beautiful dog when he was 2 months. He's mix labrador, doberman and boxer breeds

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#14 Shepsky (german shepherd + husky)

Shepsky (german shepherd + husky)

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#15 Wesley when he was a puppy (corgi + beagle)

Wesley when he was a puppy (corgi + beagle)

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#16 My 7-month-old dog (german shepherd + shar-pei)

My 7-month-old dog (german shepherd + shar-pei)

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#17 This is my guide dog recchi (labrador + bernese mountain dog)

This is my guide dog recchi (labrador + bernese mountain dog)

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#18 Labstaff (labrador + amstaff)

Labstaff (labrador + amstaff)

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#19 Goldendoodle (golden retriever + poodle)

Goldendoodle (golden retriever + poodle)

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#20 Molly, our aussie shepherd cavalier mix

Molly, our aussie shepherd cavalier mix

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#21 Vihar is most likely german shepherd + rough collie + sth. Rescued from the streets of sofia.

Vihar is most likely german shepherd + rough collie + sth. Rescued from the streets of sofia.

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#22 Husky + corgi

Husky + corgi

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#23 Weimerman (weimaraner + doberman) rescue

Weimerman (weimaraner + doberman) rescue

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#24 Thor

Thor

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#25 Corgi + husky

Corgi + husky

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#26 Skye – my beautiful husky x border collie

Skye - my beautiful husky x border collie

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#27 Dave – mix of golden retriver, german shepard and collie

Dave - mix of golden retriver, german shepard and collie

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#28 This is my dog, boo bear. A great pyrenees and malamute mix

This is my dog, boo bear. A great pyrenees and malamute mix

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#29 Our rescued kaia – a husky and maybe a beagle. Plus something else…:-)

Our rescued kaia - a husky and maybe a beagle. Plus something else...:-)

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#30 Frug (french bulldog + pug)

Frug (french bulldog + pug)

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#31 Corgipoo (toy poodle + corgi)

Corgipoo (toy poodle + corgi)

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#32 This is what you get when you cross a dachshund and a golden retriever

This is what you get when you cross a dachshund and a golden retriever

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#33 My boyfriend’s new cutie yorkie-poo (yorkshire terrier + poodle) puppy

My boyfriend's new cutie yorkie-poo (yorkshire terrier + poodle) puppy

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#34 This is my dog, stanley. He’s a pug and french bulldog mix

This is my dog, stanley. He's a pug and french bulldog mix

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#35 Labradane – black lab & great dane

Labradane - black lab & great dane

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#36 My beautiful 3 months old puppy, mix of labrador, doberman and boxer

My beautiful 3 months old puppy, mix of labrador, doberman and boxer

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#37 Maltese/cavalier puppy vortex of cuteness!

Maltese/cavalier puppy vortex of cuteness!

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#38 Berta the scauzer? Scotch terrier + schnauzer

Berta the scauzer? Scotch terrier + schnauzer

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#39 Shiba-mo = shiba inu & eskimo

Shiba-mo = shiba inu & eskimo

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#40 Corgi + dalmatian

Corgi + dalmatian

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#41 German shepherd + corgi

German shepherd + corgi

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#42 My 10-year-old pitbull, whippet and boxer mix

My 10-year-old pitbull, whippet and boxer mix

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#43 Jackson – my pug crossed with a cavalier king charles spaniel – he was only a pup!

Jackson - my pug crossed with a cavalier king charles spaniel - he was only a pup!

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#44 Australian shepherd/ chow mix

Australian shepherd/ chow mix

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#45 Meet my alaskan malamute and husky mix buddy

Meet my alaskan malamute and husky mix buddy

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#46 Cockerpei (cocker spaniel +shar-pei)

Cockerpei (cocker spaniel +shar-pei)

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#47 My bud of 5 years now. Chocolate lab and pit pull mix

My bud of 5 years now. Chocolate lab and pit pull mix

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#48 Rottsky (rottweiler + husky)

Rottsky (rottweiler + husky)

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#49 Brooklyn (part yoda/caribbean mexican dog)

Brooklyn (part yoda/caribbean mexican dog)

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#50 Bruce. Our boxer and boston terrier mix puppy. 🙂

Bruce. Our boxer and boston terrier mix puppy. :)

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#51 This is my husky and karelian bear dog mix lucy

This is my husky and karelian bear dog mix lucy

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#52 Lila laika + pharaoh hound

Lila laika + pharaoh hound

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#53 Beaglier (beagle + cavalier king charles spaniel)

Beaglier (beagle + cavalier king charles spaniel)

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#54 Whoodle (poodle + wheaten terrier)

Whoodle (poodle + wheaten terrier)

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#55 Sharp asset (basset hound + shar-pei)

Sharp asset (basset hound + shar-pei)

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#56 What happens when you mix a golden retriever with a bernese mountain dog/golden retriever mix

What happens when you mix a golden retriever with a bernese mountain dog/golden retriever mix

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#57 Shadow – labointer (lab and pointer)

Shadow - labointer (lab and pointer)

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#58 Rogue- our pomeranian/corgi mix. 12 weeks old 🙂

Rogue- our pomeranian/corgi mix. 12 weeks old :)

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#59 Cavalier rottweiler (rotweiller + cavalier king charles spaniel)

Cavalier rottweiler (rotweiller + cavalier king charles spaniel)

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#60 Miko, my border collie husky mix..

Miko, my border collie husky mix..

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#61 Schnoodle (schnauzer + poodle)

Schnoodle (schnauzer + poodle)

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#62 Bullseye-aka pigpig, english bulldog/great dane mix (please dont ask which parent was which…)

Bullseye-aka pigpig, english bulldog/great dane mix (please dont ask which parent was which...)

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#63 White swiss shepherd x kelpie mix 🙂 misha

White swiss shepherd x kelpie mix :) misha

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#64 Golden retriever + akita

Golden retriever + akita

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#65 Meet our tinkerbell. She is a border collie/lab mix.

Meet our tinkerbell. She is a border collie/lab mix.

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#66 Bavarian husky (bavarian mountain hound + siberian husky)

Bavarian husky (bavarian mountain hound + siberian husky)

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#67 Gerberian shepsky sisters (siberian husky + german shepard)

Gerberian shepsky sisters (siberian husky + german shepard)

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#68 Horgi (husky + corgi)

Horgi (husky + corgi)

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#69 Bernedoodle (bernese mountain dog + poodle)

Bernedoodle (bernese mountain dog + poodle)

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#70 Aussiedoodle (australian shepherd + poodle)

Aussiedoodle (australian shepherd + poodle)

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#71 Chow chow + german shepherd

Chow chow + german shepherd

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#72 Webster – a pit bull chocolate lab mix – 13 years young – the best!

Webster - a pit bull chocolate lab mix - 13 years young - the best!

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#73 Holly is a shlab = shar-pei + yellow lab

Holly is a shlab = shar-pei + yellow lab

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#74 Black norwegian elkhound + lapponian herder

Black norwegian elkhound + lapponian herder

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#75 Winter – my rescued saluki shepherd mix friend.

Winter - my rescued saluki shepherd mix friend.

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#76 #160 mela- cocen spanriver (cocker spaniel x golden retriver)

#160 mela- cocen spanriver (cocker spaniel x golden retriver)

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#77 Border collie/terrier

Border collie/terrier

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#78 Bolt is a mixture of a barn owl and a clown…

Bolt is a mixture of a barn owl and a clown...

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#79 Beau beau the catahoula cur/queensland heeler mix

Beau beau the catahoula cur/queensland heeler mix

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#80 This is my dog hugo he is a cavachon, half king charles spaniel half bichon frise

This is my dog hugo he is a cavachon, half king charles spaniel half bichon frise

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#81 Max – labernard (lab/st. Bernard cross)

Max - labernard (lab/st. Bernard cross)

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#82 Collie, white shepard & german shepard

Collie, white shepard & german shepard

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#83 Our pitsky (pitbull + husky), cosmo!

Our pitsky (pitbull + husky), cosmo!

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#84 Our cute mixed-breed dog (probably dachshund + labrador)

Our cute mixed-breed dog (probably dachshund + labrador)

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#85 Snoop, a dog from our shelter, lab-husky mix

Snoop, a dog from our shelter, lab-husky mix

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#86 Flatcoated, rottweiler, english staff

Flatcoated, rottweiler, english staff

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#87 Noa, the cockador (or spanador) – labrador and eng. Cocker spaniel mix @ 7w & 3m old (rescued!)

Noa, the cockador (or spanador) - labrador and eng. Cocker spaniel mix @ 7w & 3m old (rescued!)

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#88 Cavachon (cavalier king charles spaniel + bichon frise)

Cavachon (cavalier king charles spaniel + bichon frise)

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#89 Corgi + german shepherd

Corgi + german shepherd

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#90 A labwater dog (spanish water dog / labrador)

A labwater dog (spanish water dog / labrador)

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#91 German shepherd +akita mix

German shepherd +akita mix

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#92 Introducing brock the 15 yr old greyhound / border collie / lurcher crossbreed

Introducing brock the 15 yr old greyhound / border collie / lurcher crossbreed

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#93 Mara – (husky + german shepard)

Mara - (husky + german shepard)

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#94 Banshee 3 month old (our collimatian girl)

Banshee 3 month old (our collimatian girl)

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#95 Red nose pitbull/boxer mix and something else 🙂

Red nose pitbull/boxer mix and something else :)

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#96 Bernese mountain dog x malinois (belgian shepard)

Bernese mountain dog x malinois (belgian shepard)

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#97 Kajsa (border collie mix)

Kajsa (border collie mix)

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#98 Viara, sister of sophie – rat terrier, german shepherd, pharaon dog, puli

Viara, sister of sophie - rat terrier, german shepherd, pharaon dog, puli

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#99 Husky+akita+malamute+mastiff

Husky+akita+malamute+mastiff

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#100 Apollo the golden rottie (golden retriever & rottweiler)

Apollo the golden rottie (golden retriever & rottweiler)

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#101 Huskperd (husky and australian sheperd)

Huskperd (husky and australian sheperd)

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#102 English wolfhound (irish wolfhound+english sheepdog)

English wolfhound (irish wolfhound+english sheepdog)

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#103 Mandy (shar pei and yellow lab)

Mandy (shar pei and yellow lab)

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#104 Baymax (collie+australian cattle dog)

Baymax (collie+australian cattle dog)

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#105 Gizmo our pug boston terrier and jack russell

Gizmo our pug boston terrier and jack russell

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#106 Tibetian masstiff & shar-pei named tódor from hungary

Tibetian masstiff & shar-pei named tódor from hungary

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#107 Rottweiler, border collie, chocolate lab mix

Rottweiler, border collie, chocolate lab mix

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#108 Jellybean the crested schnoodle (schnauzer + poodle + chinese crested)

Jellybean the crested schnoodle (schnauzer + poodle + chinese crested)

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#109 Miniature pinscher / chihuahua – a pinhuahua named aldo

Miniature pinscher / chihuahua - a pinhuahua named aldo

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#110 This is mayzee, our chiweenie (chihuahua/dachshund).

This is mayzee, our chiweenie (chihuahua/dachshund).

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#111 Our 10 week old husky lab mix

Our 10 week old husky lab mix

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#112 Cocker spaniel / jack russel terrier pepe

Cocker spaniel / jack russel terrier pepe

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#113 Geoffrey our whippet x border collie

Geoffrey our whippet x border collie

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#114 Tyra (german shepherd + greyhound) ^^

Tyra (german shepherd + greyhound) ^^

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#115 Rea on the day we adopted her! Not even sure what mix of breeds she is…

Rea on the day we adopted her! Not even sure what mix of breeds she is...

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#116 Bobino, my gf’s lovely household dog (german shepherd + labrador)

Bobino, my gf's lovely household dog (german shepherd + labrador)

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#117 Sophie – rat terrier, german shepherd, pharaon dog, puli

Sophie - rat terrier, german shepherd, pharaon dog, puli

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#118 Bloodhound + lab

Bloodhound + lab

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#119 Siberian retriever (husky/labrador)

Siberian retriever (husky/labrador)

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#120 Winnie. Peke a pin. Pekenese+miniature pinscher

Winnie. Peke a pin. Pekenese+miniature pinscher

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#121 Labrodesian (lab = rhodesian ridgeback) best dog ever!

Labrodesian (lab = rhodesian ridgeback) best dog ever!

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#122 Chug (chihuahua + pug)

Chug (chihuahua + pug)

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#123 Pitsky (pitt bull + husky)

Pitsky (pitt bull + husky)

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#124 Beagle + german shepherd

Beagle + german shepherd

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#125 Shar pei + spaniel mix

Shar pei + spaniel mix

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#126 English bulldog + german shepherd

English bulldog + german shepherd

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#127 My neighbor’s dog hummus is a pug and shar-pei mix

My neighbor's dog hummus is a pug and shar-pei mix

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#128 Tubbi, is a bullpei (english bulldog/ chinese shar pei)

Tubbi, is a bullpei (english bulldog/ chinese shar pei)

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#129 Chewie the pekapoo (pekingnese/poodle) … Or polar bear?

Chewie the pekapoo (pekingnese/poodle) ... Or polar bear?

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#130 Princess roscoe = irish wolfhound + labrador retriever

Princess roscoe = irish wolfhound + labrador retriever

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#131 My lily bug. Beagle + poodle mix. (beoodle)

My lily bug. Beagle + poodle mix. (beoodle)

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#132 Jack russell terrier + choko chihuahua

Jack russell terrier + choko chihuahua

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#133 Billy

Billy

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#134 Staffie/pointer/whippet?

Staffie/pointer/whippet?

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#135 George: dachshund + beagle

George: dachshund + beagle

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#136 Dogo tricolore (english setter and dogo argentino)

Dogo tricolore (english setter and dogo argentino)

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#137 Jack russel + scottish terrier (5 months old here)

Jack russel + scottish terrier (5 months old here)

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#138 Motley is a pomchi (pomeranian and chihuahua mix) he looks like a fox plus a teddy bear!

Motley is a pomchi (pomeranian and chihuahua mix) he looks like a fox plus a teddy bear!

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#139 Luke; the husky/terrier mix (so i’m told haha)

Luke; the husky/terrier mix (so i'm told haha)

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#140 Lily–pug, eskimo spitz

Lily--pug, eskimo spitz

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#141 We don’t know what she is, but she’s gemma, with her brother steve, a doberdane.

We don't know what she is, but she's gemma, with her brother steve, a doberdane.

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#142 Beagle + min pin

Beagle + min pin

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#143 Matilda – toychi (toy terrier and chichuachua)

Matilda - toychi (toy terrier and chichuachua)

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#144 Our eve when she was a puppy australian retriever (golden retriever/aussie)

Our eve when she was a puppy australian retriever (golden retriever/aussie)

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#145 The yin & yang dogs

The yin & yang dogs

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#146 Gambit the chiweenie (chihuahua + dachshund )

Gambit the chiweenie (chihuahua + dachshund )

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#147 Bailey our shiba inu & chihuahua mix

Bailey our shiba inu & chihuahua mix

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#148 Winky the chiweenie. Chihuahua dachshund mix

Winky the chiweenie. Chihuahua dachshund mix

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#149 Italian chipin hound

Italian chipin hound

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#150 Lhasa apso/american eskimo : beagle/pittbull

Lhasa apso/american eskimo : beagle/pittbull

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