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Top 10 Cutest Mixed Breed Dogs

Steve Auger
Sept. 24, 2015

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, the cuteness factor of these 10 mixed breed dogs will fill an entire dictionary.

People own dogs for all kinds of reasons, but unconditional love and devoted companionship probably top the list. And dogs always know how to put a smile on your face. Plus, some of them are pretty darn cute.

Here are 10 adorable mixed breed dogs that might make the perfect addition to your family! For more information on finding the perfect canine companion, check out Breeds of Dogs -- How Do You Find the Right One for You?

  1. Puggle
    This tail-wagging cutie is a result of crossing a pug with a beagle. Both of these parent breeds are very loving towards their owners. Pugs tend to be a bit mischievous, while beagles, who often serve as hunting dogs, sometimes follow their noses. Mix them up together and you get a total love bug who just might find his way into trouble every so often.

  2. Cavachon
    A Cavachon is a cross between a Cavalier King Charles spaniel and a bichon frise. This mixture produces an affectionate, yet curious, playful, little dog.

  3. Cavoodle
    Here's another Cavalier King Charles spaniel mix! By crossing one with a poodle, you get an active, lively dog who loves to partake in adventures. Since Cavoodles are very gentle in nature, they are wonderful companions for children. However, their coats require lots of brushing and the occasional trip to the groomer.

  4. Goldador
    Goldadors are a cross between a Labrador retriever and a golden retriever. They make great family dogs, as they're very trainable, loving and good with children.

  5. Labradoodle
    But Goldadors aren't the only adorable Labrador retriever mix! When Labs are bred with a poodle, these furry friends create a ball of cuteness overload, also known as a labradoodle. This smart, friendly and outgoing dog will make a great addition to any family.

  6. Chorkie
    The Chorkie is a mix of a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire terrier. This confident, yet sassy dog is living poof that good things come in small packages.

  7. Cockapoo
    A cockapoo is a small dog that is sure to be easy-to-train, as both cocker spaniels and poodles are known for their intelligence. But if you bring one of these cuties home, be prepared to have to brush his hair quite often and make occasional trips to the groomer for a good trim.

  8. Bullmatian
    If you breed a bulldog with a dalmatian, you'll get one very dignified and friendly dog. And all those spots on a bulldog-type body are sure to elicit a smile! But training a bullmatian can be challenging, and some visits to a professional trainer might be necessary.

  9. Shih-poo
    An outgoing, playful and smart little dog is what you get when you mix a shih tzu with a poodle. These cuties are a bundle of energy, so they are well-suited for family life. However, training a shih-poo might be a challenge, as they tend to have a stubborn streak.

  10. Maltipoo
    A Maltese mixed with a poodle creates a happy, fun-loving and affectionate dog. They are easy-to-train, so they're a great choice if you're a first-time dog owner. Plus, they never shy away from a cuddle.

With so many mixed breed dogs to choose from, it's hard to go wrong! Whether you live on your own or with your entire extended family, there's a furry friend that's just right for you, your home and your lifestyle. But if cuteness is one of your selection criteria, look no further than these top 10 picks!

Want to learn more about dogs before you bring home your new pet? Check out 101 Facts About Dogs You Might Not Know.

Steven Auger is freelance writer whose venture into the world of dog lovers began shortly after meeting his wife, Lauren, and her adorable puggle, Layla. He quickly learned that some of the best friends that people will ever have are those that walk on four legs.

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