Ever since dogs became our best friends (which was more than 10 000 years ago) we have watched them evolve and diversify into the wide pallet of breeds we know today. Remember, all of those different breeds come from one ancestor – the European wolf. But this process did not stop, it’s going on and on and the results of cross breeding are sometimes really breathtaking. Every dog lover will have a smile on his face after reading this article and seeing adorable pictures of some popular crossbreeds.
The Border Beagle
This crossbreed is parented by Border Collie and Beagle. They are a real loving breed that also needs a lot of attention because they have a very playful nature. These medium-sized dogs are great companions and can be kept even in small apartments due to their size. Border beagles have round and large eyes, bushy tail and floppy ears and are usually black and white. The Border Beagle is also very good as a watchdog and will always warn you about any intruders.
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The Golden Cocker Retriever
This large crossbreed is well known for their alertness, but they are also really friendly, loyal and intelligent. Being the cross of the Golden Retriever and Cocker Spaniel it is usually yellow or white, but can sometimes turn out black or brown. The Golden Cocker Retriever needs to get regular exercise to stay healthy so it is a great companion for people who love to take long walks in nature.
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This breed is a cross between a Bulldog and a Dalmatian. The Bullmatian can live to around 12 years and demands regular exercise to stay healthy. It can be learned to do tricks and is a great dog to have around children. It is usually medium in size, although it can also sometimes grow to be a large dog. It makes new friends with ease since it is very sociable and charming and very curious about its surroundings.
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The Yorktese is becoming a very popular designer breed in the USA and anyone who loves to have their dog sitting in their lap adores this little toy breed. Also, don’t be surprised if you wake up next to this crossbreed since it loves to sleep in the bed. The Yorktese is a cross between Yorkshire Terrier and Maltese and has a life expectancy of 15-18 years.
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It is the cross of the Labrador Retriever and Cardigan Welsh Corgi. It usually has the looks of a Labrador and the legs of a Corgi so it is considered a medium-sized breed. It is a great family dog since it is very safe to have them around your kids. The Corgidor is very loyal to the family and always barks at anything suspicious so it is a good choice for a watchdog.
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This crossbreed is a mix between a Pomeranian and a Husky and they usually stay small even when they grow up so they’re very easy to maintain. It has the cutest curved tail, a feature noticeable in both breeds. The Pomsky isn’t as affected by cold temperatures as other small dogs since it has a double fur coat. However, if you want this sweet crossbreed you should be prepared to dig deep into your pocket since it one of the most costly dogs.
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This small beauty is a cross between a Poodle and a Schnauzer and can be found in a wide variety of colors. It is a lap dog and a family dog and is considered to be a small-sized dog. If you are lucky and get one that has the Poodle’s desire to please mixed with the robustness and activity of the Schnauzer you will certainly enjoy spending time with your Schnoodle .It likes to be the center of attention and is always playful and sweet.
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The French Bullhuahua
The French Bullhuahua is a cross between a French Bulldog and a Chihuahua. It is a very funny-looking crossbreed since it has traits from both funny-looking parents. These small doggies are very active and can fit inside your apartment with ease. Bear in mind that the French Bullhuahua is a mix of two very temperamental breeds so it can be easily provoked and you should think twice about leaving your kids alone with them.
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The Gerberian Shepsky
The Gerberian Shepsky – also known as the German Husky – is a cross between a German Shepherd and a Siberian Husky. The result of this mix is a beautiful and intelligent dog with a calm and fantastic temperament that is quick to train. It is considered a large dog so it is important to have space for them, preferably a yard.
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The Papitese is a rather small crossbreed known for its friendliness and playfulness. It is a mix between Papillon and Maltese and usually turns out to black, brown or white. It is a very healthy dog but it requires regular exercise. Due to its size it is a perfect dog for an apartment. It stands high temperatures but it doesn’t tolerate cold.
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The Chow Pei
The Chow Pei is a large crossbreed between Chow Chow and Chinese Shar-Pei. It is a very intelligent and loving dog that is known for being alert and protective. It requires regular grooming and a lot of patience for its training The Chow Pei has an average life expectancy for large breeds which is 10 to 15 years.
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The Bullpug is a cross between the Pug and the Bulldog. It is also known as the Mini Bulldog and is an affectionate and loveable dog that enjoys the company of humans which makes it great to keep as a family pet. It is a fantastic playmate for your children and does not demand a lot of attention even with its tendency towards stubbornness in some situations.
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