21 adorable photos of mixed-breed dogs that will make your day

penguiniz/ShutterstockCorgis and Chihuahuas are adorable enough separately, but this corgi-Chihuahua mix is too cute to handle.
  • You may have heard of a Goldendoodle or a Pomsky, but have you ever laid eyes on an adorable Chug?
  • These mixed-breed dogs are undeniably adorable, and some are so unique they have yet to be given a nickname.
  • Border collie and Australian shepherd mixes are known for being intelligent and obedient due to their farm dog backgrounds, while husky and German shepherd mixes are usually friendly and energetic.
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Why stick to one breed of dog, when you can have the best of two?

These adorable mixed dog breeds are beloved by owners all over the world and, looking at these photos, it’s easy to see why.

While some critics have called popular mixed-breed dogs “designer dogs” that come from expensive and unethical breeders, many of these breeds can also be found in shelters nationwide.

Whether you dream of owning a Goldendoodle one day or simply want to know what a husky and golden retriever mix would look like, these adorable dog photos are sure to brighten your day.


This handsome light-eyed dog is a cross between a pit bull and a husky.

Dragoneye225/Getty ImagesPit bull and husky mix.

This pup is also known as a “pitsky.”


Puggles are a cross between two adorable dog breeds — can you guess which?

anetapics/ShutterstockPuggle puppy.

They’re a mix between squishy-faced pugs and beagles.


Pomeranian husky mixes, also known as Pomskys, are known for being playful and affectionate pets.

Jonathan Byrne/ShutterstockPomeranian and husky mix.

However, they require a great deal of attention and don’t like being left alone.

Source: Dog Time


A Dachshund and German shepherd mix is a relatively obscure combination, but the cross of these two loyal dog breeds is undeniably adorable.

Lioneska/ShutterstockDachshund and German shepherd mix.

Source: The Happy Puppy Site


Goldendoodles are a cross between a golden retriever and a poodle.

Elizabeth Moehlmann/Getty ImagesGoldendoodle.

They are among the most popular mixed dog breeds.


Labradoodles are another popular mixed breed.

Purple Collar Pet Photography/GettyLabradoodle.

However, the creator of Labradoodles has since said he regretted ever mating the two breeds.

“I opened a Pandora’s box and released a Frankenstein’s monster,” he told the ABC, calling the mixed breed his “life’s regret” after reports emerged that Labradoodles were being over-bred and sold for “big bucks.”


This corgi and Chihuahua mix is too cute to handle.

penguiniz/ShutterstockCorgi and Chihuahua mix.

Corgis and Chihuahuas are adorable enough separately, but together?


This dog is a Dalmatian and black Lab mixed-breed.

Joop Snijder Photography/ShutterstockDalmatian and black Labrador mix.

This handsome guy has silky fur and signature black-and-white spots on his chest.


Border collies and Australian shepherd dogs were both bred to herd cattle and sheep. The cross of these two breeds is thought to be very obedient and intelligent.

RyanBlissRIT/ShutterstockBorder collie and Australian shepherd mix.

Source: All Things Dogs


This beagle and yellow Lab mix has the cutest floppy ears.

Range58/ShutterstockBeagle and yellow Lab mix.

But the mixed dog is larger and has a different fur colour than the average beagle.


Cavapoos, a cross between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a poodle, tend to be loyal, loving dogs that thrive in a pack.

JLSnader/ShutterstockCavapoo puppy.

Source: Dog Time


Pointer and Dalmatian mixes have more active temperaments … despite what this cute photo may suggest.

nelladel/ShutterstockPointer and Dalmatian mix.

They love to run around and get plenty of exercise before finding a cosy spot to rest.

Source: Dog Time


Blue heeler and Dalmatian mixes have adorable spots and an extremely unique look.

MTAM Photography Nebraska/ShutterstockBlue heeler and Dalmatian mix.

Just look at the floppy ears and brown and black fur around this dog’s adorable face.


Pug and Chihuahua mixes, or “Chugs,” are known for being energetic, great pets for families with small children.

Mokuahi/ShutterstockPug and Chihuahua mix.

Source: Dog Time


Bullypits, or a cross between a bulldog and a pit bull, may seem intimidating at first.

GoDog Photo/ShutterstockBulldog and pit bull mix.

However, these are loveable dogs that can serve as excellent watchdogs.

Source: Dog Breed Plus


Just look at this husky and German shepherd mix’s goofy smile and stunning fur.

Katlin Gambino/ShutterstockHusky and German shepherd mix.

This mixed-breed dog tends to be intelligent, loyal, and active.

Source: The Happy Puppy Site


Yorkipoos, crossed between a Yorkshire terrier and a poodle, are adorable lapdogs.

dansif/ShutterstockYorkipoo.

They have soft, slightly curly fur.


This corgi and husky mixed-breed dog has gorgeous white fur and a seemingly friendly personality.

Honz Slipka/ShutterstockCorgi husky mix.

However, their “spunky” and energetic temperaments may be too much for some novice dog owners.

Source: The Happy Puppy Site


This chow chow and terrier poodle mix has a fluffy tail and loving eyes.

Dee Dalasio/ShutterstockChow chow and terrier poodle mix.

It’s a unique look that will make dog lovers swoon.


German shepherds and border collies are known for being energetic and intelligent dogs.

Christin Lola/ShutterstockGerman shepherd and border collie mix.

Therefore, it’s no surprise that this adorable cross between the two breeds would be just as clever and outgoing.

Source: The Happy Puppy Site


Husky and golden retriever mixes are known for being a loveable and athletic breed.

nokturn/ShutterstockHusky and golden retriever mix.

If that wagging tongue and beautiful coat aren’t enough to convince you to adopt one of these babies, this mixed breed is perfect for energetic families who love to go on hikes, nature walks, and other adventures.

Source: All Things Dogs

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