What Is a Husky Poodle Mix?


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A dog bred by crossing a Siberian husky with any of the three poodle varieties is a Siberpoo. As of August 2013, the cross is recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club but not by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club.

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Breeders create Siberpoos and other hybrid dogs by crossing purebreds from two different breeds. The goal is to produce puppies combining desirable characteristics from both parent breeds. A breeder may continue to select for desired traits while breeding hybrids of the same type to one another or back to either of the parent breeds, but the puppies do not have any ancestry that cannot be traced to the two original breeds. Some mixed-breed dogs may resemble Siberpoos or another recognized hybrid but have unknown ancestry.

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