List of dog crossbreeds
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This is a list of common dog crossbreeds.
Breeds of hybrid origin
Originating as crossbreeds, now sustained independently of the parent breeds.
|Bulgarian Shepherd Dog||Karakachan Dog||Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Central Asian Shepherd Dog, St. Bernard, Newfoundland|
|Bull Terrier||Old English Bulldog||Old English Terrier|
|Catahoula Bulldog||Catahoula Leopard Dog||American Bulldog||A 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.|
|Chinook||Husky/Mastiff mix called Chinook||Canadian Eskimo Dog, Belgian Sheepdog, German Shepherd Dog||Created by Arthur Treadwell Walden in New Hampshire|
|Eurasier||Chow Chow||Keeshond, Samoyed||Now a recognised pure breed dog |
|Irish Wolfhound||Surviving original Irish Wolfhounds||Scottish Deerhound, Great Dane|
|King Shepherd||German Shepherd (both short and longhaired variations)||Shiloh Shepherd, Great Pyrenees||Developed by Shelly Watts-Cross and David Turkheimer|
|Majestic Tree Hound||Coonhound||Bloodhound||Big 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 Collie||Borzoi and perhaps other breeds|
|Shetland Sheepdog||Spitz-type herding dogs from Shetland (similar to Icelandic Sheepdog)||Rough Collie, Pomeranian||Various breeds used to create a miniature version of the Rough Collie|
|Shiloh Shepherd Dog||German Shepherd||Alaskan Malamute||Developed in Shiloh Kennels by Tina Barber|
|Silken Windhound||a multi-generational line of small Whippet-based lurchers||Borzoi and Whippet||Created a medium-sized, coated sighthound breed|
|Tamaskan Dog||Siberian Husky||Alaskan Malamute|
Common first-cross hybrids
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.
|Aussiedoodle||Australian Shepherd||Standard or Miniature Poodle|||
|Beaglier||Beagle||Cavalier King Charles Spaniel||Being bred as a companion dog|
|Borador||Border Collie||Labrador Retriever|||
|Cavachon||Cavalier King Charles Spaniel||Bichon Frise|||
|Labradoodle||Poodle||Labrador Retriever||Bred as a nonshedding alternative to Labrador Retrievers.|
|Lurcher||Any sighthound||Most commonly a collie-type herding dog, or a terrier||Dogs 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-shi||Maltese||Shih-Tzu||Active, playful small dogs. Adults weigh about 7 pounds.|
|Puggle||Beagle||Pug||Crossbred to combat genetic respiratory disorders in the Pug breed.|
|Schnoodle||Poodle||Miniature or Standard Schnauzer|
|Shih-poo, Pooshih, Shih Tzu Poodle||Poodle||Shih Tzu||Being bred as a companion dog|
|Texas Heeler||Australian Cattle Dog||Australian Shepherd|
|Zuchon||Bichon Frisé||Shih Tzu|
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