List of Popular German Shepherd Mixes

German Shepherd, a medium to large working breed, is noted for its efficiency in performing police, military, search and rescue, and disability-assistance tasks with efficiency and skill. They are renowned for their intelligence, eagerness to learn, and strong guarding abilities, alongside an obedient and protective nature. The crosses of German Shepherds would mostly display the latter’s guarding abilities alongside the characteristic features of their other purebred parent. The list below contains some of the popular German Shepherd mixes.

German Shepherd Mixes

Gerberian Shepsky

1.  Gerberian Shepsky (German Shepherd x Siberian Husky)

It is a heavy, muscular breed with a brave, fearless, and alert nature, emerging as the family’s ultimate protector.

2. German Sheprador (German Shepherd x Labrador Retriever)

Large and heavy in size, the German Sheprador is loyal, lovable, sociable, and even-tempered, renowned for its intelligence like its parents.

Shepherd Pit

3. Shepherd Pit (German Shepherd x Pitbull)

Being an outcome of two fierce-tempered breeds, the Shepherd Pit has a dominant approach with a robust, muscular build. They take after their parent’s guarding instincts, displaying a protective, possessive nature, especially when it comes to strangers.

German Rottie

4. German Rottie (German Shepherd x Rottweiler)

This breed is a great guard dog and could exhibit the aggression of both its parents, alongside their loyal and obedient nature.


5. Shepadoodle (German Shepherd x Poodle)

Cute and adorable in appearance, the Shepadoodle is sweet, easy-going, and friendly as the Poodle and may even inherit the German Shepherd’s protective, courageous disposition.


6. Shollie (German Shepherd x Border Collie)

Athletic, protective, agile, affectionate, playful, and intelligent are traits that sum up a Shollie’s character.

Boxer Shepherd Dog

7. Boxer Shepherd (German Shepherd x Boxer)

Alert and protective, the Boxer Shepherd is a perfect family dog with strong guarding instincts alongside an even-tempered, bright nature.

German Australian Shepherd

8. German Australian Shepherd (German Shepherd x Australian Shepherd)

Intelligent, alert, and loyal, being extremely devoted towards its family, though not suited for first-timers, because of its leadership skills and confident nature.

Doberman Shepherd

9. Doberman Shepherd (German Shepherd x Doberman Pinscher)

A giant-sized versatile dog known for its watchful, loyal, and intelligent nature, it excels in various disciplines like military services, racing, sighting, and herding.

Beagle Shepherd

10. Beagle Shepherd (German Shepherd x Beagle)

An active, energetic breed with a loyal, intelligent personality, the Beagle Shepherd makes for a protective and efficient watchdog.

Chow Shepherd

11. Chow Shepherd (German Shepherd x Chow Chow)

Medium in size, the Chow Shepherd has an admirable appearance but may sometimes inherit the Chow Chow’s stubborn nature.

Dane Shepherd

12. Dane Shepherd (German Shepherd x Great Dane)

Large in size, it shares a close bond with its family and also replicates the strong watchdog skills of both its parents.

Akita Shepherd

13. Akita Shepherd (German Shepherd x Akita Inu)

Powerful, robust, and muscular in appearance, they are obedient and loyal, with a strong defensive instinct, just like their parents.

Malinois X

14. Malinois X (German Shepherd x Belgian Malinois)

Energetic, loyal, devoted, intelligent, and fun-loving, they are hardworking dogs, always eager to perform a task since they have two herding breeds as their parents.

Mastiff Shepherd

15. Mastiff Shepherd (German Shepherd x Mastiff)

They have a loyal and gentle demeanor but could show aggression while being overprotective towards their family.

Alaskan Shepherd

16. Alaskan Shepherd (German Shepherd x Alaskan Malamute)

Athletic and sturdy, they are amicable and affectionate, with a protective instinct, emerging as a great watchdog.

Euro Mountain Sheparnese

17. Euro Mountain Sheparnese (German Shepherd x Bernese Mountain Dog)

Being a product of two large breeds, this dog is huge in size, and a perfect companion, also possessing fabulous guarding skills.

Corman Shepherd

18. Corman Shepherd (German Shepherd x Corgi)

They are smart and intelligent, taking after the Corgi in terms of sweetness and friendliness, as well as the German Shepherd when it comes to its loyalty and protective nature.


19. Shephound (German Shepherd x Greyhound)

This powerful dog has an athletic body with a sturdy build, being a great family pet because of its loyal, affectionate nature.

Shepherd Pei

20. Shepherd Pei (German Shepherd x Shar-Pei)

Some of them would have a wrinkled appearance, just like their Shar-Pei parents, alongside an alert and intelligent temperament.


21. Sheptese (German Shepherd x Maltese)

Obedient and loyal like the GSD and playful and lively like the Maltese, the Sheptese is an adorable family pet.

Saint Shepherd

22. Saint Shepherd (German Shepherd x St. Bernard)

It has the friendly, loyal, and affectionate nature of a St. Bernard, alongside the German Shepherd’s confidence.

Basset Shepherd

23. Basset Shepherd (German Shepherd x Basset Hound)

Affectionate, obedient, loyal, and intelligent, some of them are known to inherit the Basset Hound’s clownish skills.

German Corso

24. German Corso (German Shepherd x Cane Corso)

German Corso is docile, affectionate, and well-behaved, taking after both its parents’ protective and alert nature.

German Anatolian Shepherd

25. German Anatolian Shepherd (German Shepherd x Anatolian Shepherd)

They are loyal and affectionate, being as efficient a guard and working dog as both their parents.

Shug Dog


26. Shug (German Shepherd x Pug)

Cheerful, happy, friendly, and intelligent, it might be on the Pug’s side when it comes to its watching instincts as it would fair pretty well as a watchdog but lacks guarding skills.

Apart from the above-mentioned breeds, the German Shepherd is mixed with many other dogs like the Golden Retriever, Pomeranian, Chihuahua, Blue Heeler, Catahoula Leopard, Dachshund, Leonberger, Vizsla, Shiba Inu, and Bulldog.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join our subscribers list to get the latest news, and updates delivered directly in your inbox.