Today, Husky mixes are some of the most popular cross bred dogs.
Husky mix breeds can be amazing companion canines, bringing together great qualities from two different purebred dog breed lines.
The Husky mix breeds you will learn about in this article each have something special to offer to the right family.
Read on now to consider which one of these pups might be the best husky mix pet dog for you.
About the Husky Dog
Typically when someone talks about a “Husky dog,” they mean the Siberian Husky.
The Siberian Husky (sometimes called the “Arctic Husky”) is a dog that comes from an ancient purebred lineage that hails from Siberia in Northern Asia.
These dogs have lived and worked beside people as sled dogs for thousands of years.
Aussie Siberian: Australian Shepherd Husky Mixes
The Aussie Siberian Husky mix, or Ausky, is a crossbred dog with one Siberian Husky parent and one Australian Shepherd parent.
What is so intriguing about this Husky mix is that both parent dogs are hard-working dogs.
The Siberian Husky is a sled dog, and the Australian Shepherd is a herding (cowboy) dog.
You know you are going to get a pup with a strong drive and desire to work.
The Aussie Siberian may be medium-sized or small, depending on the size of the Australian Shepherd dog parent.
Twenty to 65 pounds is not uncommon for adult Auskies.
The Aussie Siberian’s typical life span is 12 to 15 years.
Read our full mixed breed guide to the Aussie Shepherd to learn more about this unique Husky mix.
Huskador: Labrador Retriever Husky Mixes
The Labrador Retriever Husky mix, also known as the Labsky or Huskador, is just as huggable and precious as the name suggests.
The Labrador Retriever, of course, is the most popular pet dog in America.
The Huskador crosses the family-friendly, playful and devoted Lab with the loyal, resilient, intelligent Siberian Husky for a thoroughly unique Husky mix.
You can expect your adult pup to weigh anywhere from 35 to 80 pounds with a typical life span of 10 to 14 years.
Don’t miss reading through our full Husky Lab mixed breed guide.
Huskimo: American Eskimo Siberian Husky Mixes
The Huskimo, as an American Eskimo Siberian Husky mix dog is affectionately nicknamed, has one American Eskimo dog parent and one Siberian Husky dog parent.
This means that both parent dogs of a Huskimo puppy come from ancient sledding and working dog ancestors.
You can expect a very active and energetic pup.
The Huskimo adult can vary quite a bit size-wise, depending on the size of the American Eskimo dog parent.
Most Huskimo adults will weigh between 25 and 55 pounds.
A Huskimo may live 12 to 15 years.
Head over to our in-depth Huskimo breed review guide to learn more about this amazing Husky mix.
Chusky: Chow Chow Husky Mixes
The Chusky is a Husky mix with one Chow Chow parent dog and one Siberian Husky parent dog.
Of all the Husky mixes you meet here, the Chusky is one of the most interesting.
Because of the natural temperament and personality differences between these two purebred breeds.
Both come from an ancient lineage: the Siberian Husky as a pure sled and working dog and the Chow Chow as one part companion dog and one part working dog.
Yet where the Siberian Husky is famously friendly and very people and pack-oriented, the Chow Chow can be more aloof and reserved with strangers.
A Chusky adult dog may weigh 40 to 65 pounds and have a life expectancy of 11 to 15 years.
Head on over to our in-depth Chusky review guide to learn more about this fascinating hybrid dog breed.
Huskydoodle: Poodle Husky Mixes
It doesn’t get much cuter than the aptly named “Huskydoodle,” a Husky mix with one Poodle parent and one Siberian Husky parent.
Depending on the size of the Poodle parent you can choose from a large, medium or small Husky mix as best fits your space and lifestyle.
A Huskydoodle inherits a strong, natural, athletic talent and tireless work ethic from both sides. This dog is going to have lots of energy and smarts, and will need an outlet for both.
The standard Huskydoodle can range in weight from 45 to 60 pounds.
A mini Husky mix may weigh 20 to 30 pounds.
The typical miniature Poodle adult weighs less than 20 pounds.
The Siberian Husky Poodle mix has an average life expectancy of 10 to 13 years.
Be sure to read through our in-depth Husky Poodle mix guide to learn more about this fabulous Husky mix breed.
Goberien: Golden Retriever Husky Mixes
The Goberien has one of the most unique nicknames of all the Husky mixes you will meet here.
A cross between the never-met-a-stranger Golden Retriever and the Siberian Husky.
It is easy to understand why the Goberien makes the list of the most popular Husky mixes.
The Siberian Husky brings a strong and tireless sled dog work ethic to the table.
The Golden Retriever brings natural talent and boundless enthusiasm for retrieving.
You know your pup is going to grow up with athleticism, energy and eagerness to work and play.
You can expect a Goberien puppy to reach 35 to 75 pounds with an average expected life span of 11 to 14 years.
To learn much more about the Golden Retriever Husky mix, head over to read our in-depth breed review guide.
Gerberian: German Shepherd Husky Mixes
The Gerberian, or Gerberian Shepsky, has one German Shepherd purebred parent and one Siberian Husky purebred parent.
The German Shepherd is the second most popular purebred dog in America.
The Siberian Husky is 12th in popularity.
Expect a very smart, loyal, loving dog that may be more friendly or aloof, depending on each parent dog’s influence.
The Gerberian will weigh between 45 and 85 pounds typically and can live 10 to 13 years.
You can learn more about this unforgettable German Shepherd Husky mix dog by reading our in-depth review guide.
Corgsky: Corgi Husky Mixes
The regal Welsh Corgi comes from a herding background before this dog became the breed of choice to the English monarchy.
Combine herding and the Siberian Husky’s sledding talents and you get a smart, driven pup.
Adult weight can vary from 20 to 50 pounds, depending on either parent dog’s genetic influence.
The typical life expectancy is 12 to 15 years.
You can learn much more about the popular Corgsky mix by heading over to read our in-depth review guide.
Pomsky: Pomeranian Husky Mixes
The Pomsky crosses a Pomeranian with a Siberian Husky to produce this adorably named pup.
The Siberian Husky is a working breed to its core, bred through generations to endure extreme weather, run for long distances on little food and work as part of a dog pack.
The Pomeranian couldn’t be more different. This petite pup is all indoor lap dog.
So what will you get with a Pomsky?
It can be hard to know for sure, but you can expect a small to mid-sized pup weighing in at 10 to 25 pounds.
Your Pomsky can live 12 to 14 years.
Be sure to read our thorough review guide to the Pomsky to learn more about this adorable pup.
Pitsky: Pitbull Husky Mixes
The Pitsky is that singular blend of two purebred dogs: the Pitbull with the Siberian Husky.
Each purebred dog parent has such a unique look.
The two really don’t look alike, which means you can expect some head-turning puppies for sure.
Your puppy will combine the Pitbull’s famous loyalty and guarding instincts with the Siberian Husky’s tireless work ethic and social nature.
These will be active pups who need and crave play, exercise and affection.
The adult Pitsky can vary in weight from 29 to 60 pounds, and has an average life span of around 12 to 15 years.
To learn more about the precious Pitsky, you can head on over to read our thorough Pitbull Husky mix breed guide.
What Are Your Favorite Husky Mixes?
Do you have your heart set on one of the cute Husky mixes you just read about?
Drop us a comment to share your favorite Husky mixes and what you love most about these pups.
References and Further Reading
- Bell, J.S. “Pure Breeds, Mixes, and Designer Breeds,” National Animal Interest Alliance, 2012
- Coren, S. “Are Mixed Breed Dogs Really Healthier Than Hybrids?” Psychology Today, 2018
- “History of the Breed,” Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue, 2016
- Lee, J.J. “What Makes a Great Sled Dog? Breed, Ambition, Tough Feet,” National Geographic, 2015
- “The Siberian Husky,” The Siberian Husky Club of America