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Crossbred pets are the results from mating two different breeds (dachshund, husky) of the same species (dog). Synonyms include "mix", "mutt", "mongrel", "hybrid", and "designer pet".

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How to make my dog pee inside our apartment

One year ago we adopted a small female dog that we named Lola. At that time she was 1 and half years old, so now she is 2 and a half. Lola was abandoned with her puppies before being rescued. She ...
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Is it possible to tell shrimp eggs if they’re cross bred?

I have noticed that my shrimp are recently becomin g pregnant, also I keep my shrimps in one 40 liter tank so I wonder if it’s possible to tell by only the eye if the eggs are cross bred. You may be ...
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anyone know what kind of breed my kitty looks like? [closed]

my girl Tippy was adopted from an animal shelter and i was wondering what she looked like. her dad is unknown but her mom was a short haired kitty that was all white but with two big black spots on ...
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Do guinea fowl chicken crosses lay eggs?

Chickens and guinea fowls will cross breed, but the young are sterile. Question - do the females lay eggs?
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Mixed breed puppy, unique facial coloring

He is 11 weeks old now and huge. I was told his dam is german shepherd/timber wolf mix, she looks like classic german shepherd to me. His sire was a husky/anatolian shepherd mix, but I did not see ...
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Are there any advantages to getting a "mutt" over a purebred dog?

Are there any behavioral, health, or other benefits to getting a mutt over a burebred dog?
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Is it possible preview my dog adult size?

Few days ago, I adopted a three-month dog. I don't know his breed. Actually, he's mixed-breed. He weighs less than 1Kg now. Would someone guess his possible size and weight in the future based on his ...
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Is an Italian Greagle a quiet enough dog to have in an apartment?

I recently heard about the mix/designer breed known as the Italian Greagle, an Italian Greyhound and Beagle mix. They are very beautiful dogs, with the elegance of the Italian greyhound but with a ...
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How vulnerable are crossbred (hybrid) dogs to genetic disease?

Most purebred dogs are prone to breed-specific diseases, for example, hip dysplasia in Labrador Retrievers. Mixed-breed (mongrel) dogs are said to be less prone to genetic diseases than purebred dogs ...