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10 Most Popular Designer Dogs of Medium to Large size

Updated on May 16, 2017

Nowadays, designer dogs are becoming popular among dog owners, they are also known as hybrid, crossbreed or mixed breed. Normally people believe Designer dogs have better health than their parents and can be created though that is not always true. But some of the mixes are already popular and demanded, which are more suitable for the explicit need for behavior and characteristic. Normally the most of the popular designer breeds are from small size or toy category, which were created for specific needs like hypo allergic dogs, suitable for apartment living, good with children or family companions.

But there are many medium to large sized dogs which are excellent and well reputed and very popular. Check this article, to know the most popular designer dog of medium to large size.

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1. Golden Doodle

Golden Doodle
Golden Doodle | Source

The Goldendoodle is the most popular designer dogs in the world that were created by mixing between Golden retriever and a poodle. They are intelligent, obedient, devoted and active dogs. If you are interested in a medium/large size hairy dog that doesn’t or (minimul) sheds and are good with kids, strangers and other pets. But they need high grooming and owners must be prepared regular pet care and higher maintenance.

Goldendoodle Breed Information
 
Origin
USA / Canada
Height
13 to 24 inches
Weight
50 to 90 pounds
Life Span
10 to 15 years
Breed Group
Mixes and More
 
Golden retriever and Poodle mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

2. Labradoodle

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The Labradoodle is very similar and most compared dogs with the Goldendoodle. They were obtained by breeding a Labrador retriever with Miniature or Standard poodle. They are intelligent, gentle and lively, moderately active dogs, which do well with other pets, stranger and kind with children. Labradoodle makes a perfect family pet and suitable for apartment living.

Labradoodle Dog breed info
 
Origin
Australia
Height
14 to 24 inches
Weight
50 to 90 pounds
Life Span
10 to 15 years
Breed Group
Mixes and More
 
Labrador and Poodle mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

3. Goldador

Goldador,
Goldador, | Source

Goldador dogs are the cross between Golden Retrievers and Labrador. Their both parent breeds are the worlds most respected and acknowledged dogs that poses similar physical traits and characteristics. Goldador tend to have the appearance any of their parent dogs, they are agile, tough, playful, devoted and Gentle dogs that doesn’t bark much and are good with kids, strangers and other pets that make a great family companion but they have tendency to become destructive if left alone and bored.

Goldador Dog breed info.
 
Origin
United States of America
Height
21 - 24 inches
Weight
50 - 70 lbs
Life Span
Approx 15 years
Breed Group
Mixes and More
 
Labrador Retriever and Golden Retriever Mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

4. Sheepadoodle

Sheepadoodle
Sheepadoodle | Source

Sheepadoodle is a mix between purebred Old English Sheepadog and a purebred Standard Poodle that gained popularity in recent years. They are gentle, playful big dogs which are good for family and apartment living. Sheepadoodles are hypoalergic dogs that do not shed or drool and good for allergic people.

Sheepadoodle Dog breed info.
 
Origin
United States of America
Height
Approx 19 inches
Weight
45 to 80 pounds
Life Span
10 - 13 years
Breed Group
Mixes and More
 
Old English sheepdog and Standard Poodle
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DBR

5. Gerberian Shepsky

Gerberian Shepsky
Gerberian Shepsky | Source

Gerberian Shepsky are hybrid breed which is created by missing between German Shepherd and Siberian Husky. Both the parent breeds are intelligent and energetic dogs from working category. Gerberian Shepsky takes on characteristics from both his parents and Similar to his parents, Gerberian Shepsky are active, alert and highly intelligent dogs. Which are nowadays most demanded service/police dogs and make a good family dog also.

Gerberian Shepsky Dog breed info
 
Origin
USA/CANADA
Height
20-25 inches
Weight
45-88 pounds
Life Span
Approx 13 years
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
German Shepherd and Husky Mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DRA

6: The Golden American Indian Dog

The Golden American Indian Dog
The Golden American Indian Dog | Source

Golden American Indian Dogs are the hybrid dogs, which were created by mixing between Native American Indian Dog and Golden Retriever mix dog. The purpose was to get an intelligent, friendly, loyal and a vigilant dog like their parents and healthy and long living like Native American Indian Dog. And Golden American Indian Dogs pose the anticipated features as they were bred for.

Golden American Indian Dog breed info
 
Origin
United States of America
Height
21-25 inches
Weight
NA
Life Span
Approx 15 years
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
Native American Indian dog and Golden Retriever mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DRA

7. Chusky

Chusky (Chow Chow and Husky mix)
Chusky (Chow Chow and Husky mix) | Source

Husky are medium to large sized dogs that are also known as Chowski and Chow-Husky. They are hybrid dogs, that were created in China by mixing between Chow Chow / Siberian Husky. They are hardy, active, courageous and determined dogs that make a good watch dog. But they have tended to go willful and dominant and need early socialization and training. They are hairy dogs that shed seasonally and do not welcome easily to other pets and strangers and need regular exercise and grooming, hence not recommended for first time owners. But they are playful, devoted and affectionate dogs that are good with children and a properly trained Chusky make a good family companion.

Chusky or Chowski Dog breed Info
 
Origin
United States of America
Height
18 - 23 inches
Weight
45 - 88 pounds
Life Span
?10 to 13 years
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
Chow Chow and Siberian Husky mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DRA

8. Siberian Indian Dog

Siberian Indian Dog (Siberian Husky and Native American Indian Dog mix)
Siberian Indian Dog (Siberian Husky and Native American Indian Dog mix) | Source

Siberian Indian dogs are the mix breed dogs, created by mixing between a Siberian husky and Native American Indian Dog. They are large, intelligent, sturdy, very active and hairy dogs that need regular exercise and brushing. They make a good watch dog but not suitable for apartment living. Also, they are not suitable to tropical weather.

Siberian Indian Dog breed Info
 
Origin
Canada
Height
20 - 25 inches
Weight
50 - 120 lbs
Life Span
15 years
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
Siberian Husky and Native American Indian Dog mix
Breed Recognition
ACHC

9. Boxador

Boxador, The Boxer and Lab Mix
Boxador, The Boxer and Lab Mix | Source

Boxador dogs are the mix breed dogs created by mixing between, Labrador and Boxer dog. They are medium to large sized fogs that make a good family and watch dog. Boxador dogs are gentle, active and intelligent dogs, which are easy to train and do well with children and strangers.

Boxador dog breed Info

 
 
 
Origin
NA
 
Height
21-24 inches
 
Weight
50 - 110 Pounds
 
Life Span
12 to 15 years
 
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
 
The Boxer and Lab Mix
 
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DDKC, DRA, IDCR
 

10. Rotterman

Doberman Pinscher and the Rottweiler mix
Doberman Pinscher and the Rottweiler mix | Source

Rotterman is the cross breed dog, created by mixing between Rolweiller and Dobar man dogs that are also known as Doberott, Rottie Dobie, Rottie Dobe, and Doberweiler. They are very active, courageous, intelligent and easy to train that need less grooming and make an excellent watch dog. Also, they do not shed and good for allergic people, but they have a pack leader's tendency and early training and socialization else they may become willful or dominant.

Rotterman dog breed Info

 
 
 
Origin
NA
 
Height
22-26 inches
 
Weight
Approx 90 lbs
 
Life Span
Approx 12 years
 
Breed Group
Crossbreed
 
 
Doberman Pinscher and the Rottweiler mix
 
Breed Recognition
ACHC, DDKC, DRA, IDCR
 

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