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List of Popular Rat Terrier Mixes

The Rat Terrier, one of the most popular breeds in the US, is known for its feisty nature and vermin-chasing ability. Its mixes produced by crossing the Rat Terrier with other purebreds will mostly possess the liveliness and stubbornness of a terrier while having the personality characteristics of their other parent breeds. Read on to know more about some of the popular Rat Terrier crosses.

Rat Terrier Mixes

Rat-cha (Rat Terrier X Chihuahua)

The Rat-chas craves for human attention, always cuddling up to its owner or sleeping on his lap.

Jack Rat Terrier (Jack Russell Terrier X Rat Terrier)

It can be used as a working dog in large farms or families living in the countryside.

Raggle (Rat Terrier X Beagle)

Its personality can be described as affectionate, energetic, smart, lively, and occasionally aggressive.

Toy Rat Doxie

Toy Rat Doxie (Rat Terrier X Dachshund)

Its inherent liveliness, combined with its chasing instinct makes it an excellent hunter.


Puggat (Pug X Rat Terrier)

Playful and clownish in its behavior, the Puggat can have a strong prey drive and should not be trusted around small animals.


Rattle (Rat Terrier X Poodle)

The Rattle is a cute, cuddly designer dog that is protective of its family and is watchful of its surroundings.

Ratshire Terrier

Ratshire Terrier (Rat Terrier X Yorkshire Terrier)

It is an active cross that requires lots of exercises to burn off its extra energy.


Brat (Boston Terrier X Rat Terrier)

Since it has a terrier ancestry, it displays the natural athleticism and hunting ability while making an excellent family companion.

American Rat Pinscher

American Rat Pinscher (Rat Terrier X Miniature Pinscher)

It is a small designer dog that adapts well to apartment living provided that it gets a fair amount of daily exercise.

Ratshi Terrier Dog

Ratshi Terrier (Rat Terrier X Shih Tzu)

The Ratshi Terrier possesses a sweet and easy-going personality but may have the tendency to nip.

Pomerat (Pomeranian X Rat Terrier)

Known for its friendly and playful personality, the Pomerat gets along well with kids and adults alike but can be distrustful of strangers.

Mini Ratzer

Mini Ratzer (Miniature Schnauzer X Rat Terrier)

It can coexist with children and other pets provided that it receives proper training and early socialization.

Foxy Rat Terrier

Foxy Rat Terrier (Toy Fox Terrier X Rat Terrier)

Lively, cheerful, energetic, and affectionate, is how you can describe the personality of a Foxy Rat Terrier.


Ratese (Rat Terrier X Maltese)

The Ratese always tries to please its people with its adorable looks and playful antics.

Rat Basset

Rat Basset (Rat Terrier X Basset Hound)

It is a laid-back family pet that may display the hunting instinct of its parent breeds.

Rat-A-Pap (Rat Terrier X Papillon)

It can understand and respond to its owner’s moods, possessing an inherent desire to please.

Aside from the aforesaid popular mixes, the Rat Terrier is crossed with quite a lot of other purebreds, including the Welsh Corgi, Labrador Retriever, Pit Bull Terrier, Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler), Border Collie, German Shepherd, Australian Shepherd, Italian Greyhound, Whippet, Basenji, Siberian Husky, Golden Retriever, Catahoula Leopard Dog, Mountain Cur, and Black Mouth Cur.