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8 Brussels Griffon Mixes
If you’ve always thought that the Brussels Griffon dog breed was adorable and wanted one, then you might also be interested in a mixed breed with a Brussels Griffon parent. There are a few different mixes to choose from, so you might have a hard time making up your mind which is the best choice to give a forever home. Below you’ll find eight Brussels Griffon Mixes and a little bit about them to help you with your decision.
Top 8 Brussels Griffon Mixes:
1. Bea Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Beagle)
A mix between the Brussels Griffon and a Beagle, this mix is adorable and easy to love. The breed is small, weighing in at around 24 pounds tops and only reaching 15 inches in height. They live from 12 to 15 years and have a moderate barking problem—thanks to their Beagle heritage.
Unfortunately, the Bea Griffon isn’t considered hypoallergenic, so if you have allergic reactions to dog hair, you might want to steer clear of this one. If you don’t, this breed is friendly, social, playful, loving, energetic, and spirited enough for any family. This breed gets on well with children and other pets, so it is an excellent choice if you have both.
2. Broodle Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Miniature Poodle)
The Broodle Griffon is a cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Miniature Poodle. This mix isn’t very common, but they are affectionate and loving to the families who are lucky enough to have one. This adorable mix is a small breed topping out at only 10 inches tall and 12 pounds. They are loving, social, behave well, playful, and even-tempered.
If you’re a first-time dog owner and want a dog that is easy to train, and can be hypoallergenic, then this is the perfect breed for you. The life span of the Broodle Griffon is 10 to 15 years, and they bark occasionally. They do well with families and other pets as well.
3. Dach Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Dachshund)
A cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Dachshund, this is one adorable mix. With a lifespan of 12 to 14 years, this lively, happy puppy would be an excellent choice for a family or a person living alone. However, when it comes to children, you want to make sure the Dach Griffon is trained and socialized as a puppy so that they will get along well.
It is possible that this mix can have a hypoallergenic coat. They top out between 10 to 28 pounds and stand about 11 inches tall. This breed does well with apartment living but does tend to bark frequently. He’s intelligent and might be a bit difficult to train, so you’ll need to start early.
4. Griffonshire (Brussels Griffon x Yorkshire Terrier)
This cute-as-a-button mix is a cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Yorkshire Terrier. An occasional barker, this cutie lives for between 10 to 15 years and averages between 7 to 10 pounds, making it a small breed. He will reach a height of between 7 to 10 inches and is a somewhat active breed. This breed is hypoallergenic, so if you have a problem with allergies, this might be a good breed for you.
This breed is known to be lively, cheerful, happy, and super intelligent as well. So if you’re looking for an alert, energetic breed of dog to adopt as your own, the Griffonshire is a great family pet, and with the proper socialization and training, it can be good with children and other pets as well.
5. Sniffon (Brussels Griffon x Miniature Schnauzer)
A cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Miniature Schnauzer, you can’t get much more adorable than this mix. This small breed tops out at around 15 pounds and stands from 10 to 14 inches in height. They have an average lifespan of 12 to 15 years and might be hypoallergenic.
If you’re searching for a dog that does well living in an apartment, is bright, lively, and very people-oriented, then you need to adopt a Sniffon.
This breed is easy to train but isn’t great with children. However, she’ll do good with other pets as long as she’s trained and socialized as a puppy and on into adulthood. This breed is also a cross between an occasional and frequent barker, so take that into consideration when making your choice.
6. Chussel (Brussels Griffon x Chihuahua)
The adorable Chussel dog is a cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Chihuahua. They are small dogs that grow to be between 6 to 9 inches and 5 to 12 pounds, making them tiny and beyond cute. They can bark occasionally, but some bark frequently, so keep that in mind. They make great family pets, are eager to please their family, and are smart little dogs.
This breed is happy, energetic, semi-active, and playful most of the time. They can be hypoallergenic and are good with children and other pets if they’re properly socialized and trained when they’re puppies.
7. Shiffon (Brussels Griffon x Shih Tzu)
An extremely cute cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Shih Tzu, the Shiffon is a small pet that reaches from 8 to 15 pounds and 8 to 11 inches in height. They can be hypoallergenic and are semi-active with occasional barking.
The Shiffon is quite rambunctious, friendly, protective, and cheerful. They make great companions and do well when living in an apartment. They make great family pets and do well with other animals.
However, because of the Brussels in them, they don’t do as well with children if they aren’t socialized and trained early on. So if you adopt a Shiffon, make sure to train them and start socializing them as soon as you get one to ensure they will be okay with any children they’re in contact with.
8. Brottweiler (Brussels Griffon x Rottweiler)
While the rest of the Brussels Griffon mixes on our list have been small to medium-sized, the Brottweiler is a medium to large dog. If you want a larger dog, then this might be the choice for you. A cross between the Brussels Griffon and a Rottweiler, these pets can reach anywhere from 45 to 80 pounds and live for 10 to 14 years on average.
An occasional barker, this breed can be hypoallergenic and is an occasional barker. Known to be protective, intelligent, dependent, bold, affectionate, and sensitive, this breed is a bit of everything. The Rottweiler breed is good with children and will make a great family pet, but the Brussels breed is iffy. However, with the proper training and socialization, this dog will get along fine with pets and children alike.
These are eight of the Brussels Griffon mixes you should know about when looking for this breed to adopt. Remember, every dog is different, no matter the breed, so choose wisely and always, always purchase from a reputable breeder or adopt from an animal rescue instead.
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Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts’ knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.
- Top 8 Brussels Griffon Mixes:
- 1. Bea Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Beagle)
- 2. Broodle Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Miniature Poodle)
- 3. Dach Griffon (Brussels Griffon x Dachshund)
- 4. Griffonshire (Brussels Griffon x Yorkshire Terrier)
- 5. Sniffon (Brussels Griffon x Miniature Schnauzer)
- 6. Chussel (Brussels Griffon x Chihuahua)
- 7. Shiffon (Brussels Griffon x Shih Tzu)
- 8. Brottweiler (Brussels Griffon x Rottweiler)
- Final Thoughts