List of dog crossbreeds

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This article is about hybrids between different breeds of dog. For hybrids of domestic dogs with other canid species, see Canid hybrid.
A German Sheprador at 3.5 months. A cross between a German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever.

This is a list of common dog crossbreeds.

Breeds of hybrid origin[edit]

Originating as crossbreeds, now sustained independently of the parent breeds.

NameCross ofWithNotes
American MastiffAnatolian ShepherdMastiff
German Shepherd Collie dogGerman ShepherdCollie
Bulgarian Shepherd DogKarakachan DogCaucasian Shepherd Dog, Central Asian Shepherd Dog, St. Bernard, Newfoundland
Bull TerrierOld English BulldogOld English Terrier
Catahoula BulldogCatahoula Leopard DogAmerican BulldogA large Molosser-type dog bred for herding hogs and cattle; hunting wild boar and American Black Bear. Typically bred in a 75% Catahoula Leopard and 25% American Bulldog formula.[citation needed]
ChinookHusky/Mastiff mix called ChinookCanadian Eskimo Dog, Belgian Sheepdog, German Shepherd DogCreated by Arthur Treadwell Walden in New Hampshire
EurasierChow ChowKeeshond, Samoyed
Irish WolfhoundSurviving original Irish WolfhoundsScottish Deerhound, Great Dane
King ShepherdGerman Shepherd (both short and longhaired variations)Shiloh Shepherd, Great PyreneesDeveloped by Shelly Watts-Cross and David Turkheimer
Kyi-LeoMalteseLhasa Apso
Majestic Tree HoundCoonhoundBloodhoundBig game hounds of the old Bloodhound/Talbot/St. Hubert type inhabited American soil for many years, and these were crossed with a variety of other hounds for coldtrailing work. The Majestic people say they crossed these Bloodhounds with "western big-game hounds."
Scotch Collie (Rough Collie/Smooth Collie)Working collies, probably similar to modern Border CollieBorzoi and perhaps other breeds
Shetland SheepdogSpitz-type herding dogs from Shetland (similar to Icelandic Sheepdog)Rough Collie, PomeranianVarious breeds used to create a miniature version of the Rough Collie
Shiloh Shepherd DogGerman ShepherdAlaskan MalamuteDeveloped in Shiloh Kennels by Tina Barber
Silken Windhounda multi-generational line of small Whippet-based lurchersBorzoi and WhippetCreated a medium-sized, coated sighthound breed
Tamaskan DogSiberian HuskyAlaskan Malamute
Valley BulldogBoxerBulldog

Common first-cross hybrids[edit]

These are dogs created deliberately by crossing two purebred dogs. Sometimes known as "designer dogs", and often given portmanteau names derived from those of the parent breeds. There is a very large number of possible combinations, and the following table only lists those most often bred deliberately. Breed associations such as the AKC, the UKC, and the CKC, do not recognize "designer dog" crosses as breeds.

Piterman||Doberman Pinscher||American Pit Bull Terrier||

NameCross ofWithNotes
Aussie SiberianAustralian ShepherdSiberian Husky
Ba-SharBasset HoundChinese Shar-Pei
BeaglierBeagleCavalier King Charles SpanielBeing bred as a companion dog[1]
BernedoodlePoodleBernese Mountain Dog
Bernadane, Saint Dane, Great BernardGreat DaneSaint Bernard
BoradorBorder CollieLabrador Retriever
ChabradorChow ChowLabrador Retriever
Chatham Hill RetrieverFlat-Coated RetrieverCocker Spaniel
Cockapoo, Spoodle, CockerpooPoodleCocker Spaniel
ChorkieChihuahuaYorkshire Terrier
Coton TzuCoton de TulearShih Tzu
Dogue de BoxerBoxerDogue de Bordeaux
Gerberian ShepskyGerman ShepherdSiberian Husky
German ShepradorLabrador RetrieverGerman Shepherd
Golden Bullmastiff RetrieverGolden RetrieverBullmastiff
Golden LabradorGolden RetrieverLabrador Retriever
Golden SaintGolden RetrieverSaint Bernard
Golden ShepherdGerman ShepherdGolden Retriever
GoldendoodlePoodleGolden Retriever
Great DanebullAmerican Pit Bull TerrierGreat Dane
Irish DaneGreat DaneIrish Wolfhound
Irish SchnauzerGiant SchnauzerIrish Wolfhound
Jack-A-BeeBeagleJack Russell Terrier
Labrabull or PitadorLabrador RetrieverAmerican Pit Bull Terrier
LabradoodlePoodleLabrador RetrieverBred as a nonshedding alternative to Labrador Retrievers.[2]
LurcherAny sighthoundMost commonly a collie-type herding dog, or a terrierDogs of long-dog type, very variable in size according to parents; often rough-coated. Traditionally used for poaching – typically faster than a collie and easier to train and less conspicuous than many sighthounds.
Mal-shiMalteseShih-TzuActive, playful small dogs. Adults weigh about 7 pounds.
MastadorMastiffLabrador Retriever
Mini CoonhoundChihuahua, Italian Greyhound, Rat TerrierBeagle, Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Golden RetrieverGolden Retriever, PoodleCocker Spaniel
Miniature RottweilerMiniature PinscherPug
Miniature Saint BernardSaint BernardCocker Spaniel
Muscle MastiffDogue de BordeauxMastiff
PitoxerBoxerAmerican Pit Bull Terrier
PuggleBeaglePugCrossbred to combat genetic respiratory disorders in the Pug breed.
RottermanDoberman PinscherRottweiler
SchnockerMiniature SchnauzerCocker Spaniel
SchnoodlePoodleMiniature or Standard Schnauzer
Siberian CockerCocker SpanielSiberian Husky
Siberian RetrieverLabrador RetrieverSiberian Husky
Shih-poo, Pooshih, Shih Tzu PoodlePoodleShih TzuBeing bred as a companion dog[3]
Springer PitEnglish Springer SpanielAmerican Pit Bull Terrier
Texas HeelerAustralian Cattle DogAustralian Shepherd
WhoodleWheaten TerrierPoodle
WolamuteAlaskan MalamuteTimber Wolf
YorkiepooYorkshire terrierPoodle

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Begalier Information". International Designer Canine Registry. Retrieved 2013-06-27. [unreliable source?]?
  2. ^ Carlozo, Lou (Feb 9, 2013). "Are doodle dogs worth their price?". Reuters. Retrieved 2013-06-27. 
  3. ^ Hot Dogs!. Barron's. 2007. ISBN 0-7641-3512-0.