What Is a Husky Rottweiler Mix Called?


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A dog with one husky parent and one Rottweiler parent is called a "Rottsky." The Designer Breed Registry and the International Designer Canine Registry both recognize this mixed breed.

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Designer dogs, such as Rottskys, differ from "mutts" or regular mixed breeds in that they are recognized by breeding associations. A designer dog must be the product of breeding between two purebred dogs. The goal is to produce a puppy with the best characteristics of its parents, but fewer of the faults. Breeding designer dogs is also a way to reduce the occurrence of medical issues common to either breed.

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