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Mixed breed dogs are special. Like snowflakes, no two are alike. Crossbreed dogs make great pets, as in most cases they get the genes from both breeds involved in its making and, most of the time, they inherit the good stuff versus the bad. Have a look at all our wonderful mixed breed dogs up for adoption!
- Afghan Hound
The Afghan Hound is an ancient breed and can be traced back thousands of years to Afghanistan. Afghan Hounds are sight hounds, they fix their eyes on the quarry and chase with single-mindedness. Find Afghan Hounds to adopt on FurKidz.co.za
The Africanis is a short-coated, medium-sized dog, well-muscled and slightly longer than tall. It can be of any colour and occasionally come with a ridgeback. The Africanis has over the years been shaped by Africa for Africa. Its beauty is embodied in the simplicity and functionality of its body. It is slenderly built, agile, supple, and capable of great speed.
- Airdale Terrier
The Airedale Terrier, the largest member of the terrier group, is known to admirers as the King of Terriers. He was developed in his native England as a companion and hunter for the working class citizens of Yorkshire. He is broadly versatile, intelligent and unswervingly loyal.
The Akita Inu is a large Spitz-type breed of dog originating form Japan. Akitas are intelligent, companionable animals and make excellent guard dogs. Adopt an Akita on FurKidz.co.za
- Alaskan Malamute
The Alaskan Malamute is a large, wolf-like breed. Malamutes are beautiful, striking dogs, they are friendly, independent, energetic and intelligent, but they are dominant, stubborn and thus more difficult to train and tend to have a heightened prey drive. Find Alaskan Malamutes up for adoption in shelters across South Africa.
- Australian Cattle Dog
Find Australian Cattle Dogs up for adoption in animal shelters across South Africa.
- Australian Kelpie
Adopt an Australian Kelpie from a rescue organisation
- Australian Shepherd
Australian Shepherds waiting for you in dog pounds across South Africa
- Basset Hound
Meet Basset Hounds up for adoption at animal shelters in Cape Town, JHB, Durban and all over South Africa
Adopt a Beagle on www.FurKidz.co.za
- Bichon Frise
Find Bichon Frise available for adoption
See all Bloodhounds looking for homes.
Adopt a Boerboel from a shelter, spca or rescue organisation in South Africa.
- Border Collie
Find Border Collies looking for homes and adopt a Border Collie on FurKidz.co.za
- Boston Terrier
Boston Terriers are compact and well-muscled dogs. Bostons love to be part of the family, and this is why anyone that is considering one of these dogs should make sure that they have the time, dedication, and love to commit to their pet.
The Boxer is happy, high-spirited, playful, curious and energetic. Highly intelligent, eager and quick to learn. He is a good dog for competitive obedience. Boxers are hearing guard dogs, his bearing is alert, dignified, and self-assured.
The Brittany is a hearty, medium-sized, leggy dog. It is a loving and gentle animal; obedient and always eager to please. The Brittany is quick and curious with an abundant love for running, hunting, and playing.
The Bulldog is a wide, medium sized, compact dog, with short legs. The Bulldog temperament is kind, resolute, and courageous, never aggressive or vicious. Although the Bulldogs appearance can be somewhat intimidating, it is among the gentlest of dogs.
The Bullmastiff is massive, very powerfully built, but is not a cumbersome dog. A strong-willed, fearless and confident dog such as the Bullmastiff is a joy to own, if owned by someone worthy and capable of owning a dog of this temperament.
- Bull Terrier
A Bull Terrier might have a preventive effect and it might defend it's owner in a truly critical situation, but it isn't bred to be a guard dog. Bull Terriers are strong-minded and stubborn dogs, with extrovert personalities. They need constant physical activity and owners must provide them with companionship.
- Cairn Terrier
The Cairn Terrier is an alert, animated, hardy, little dog. Loyal, curious, cheerful, lovable and friendly. Like most terriers, the Cairn is stubborn, strong-willed, likes to bark, and loves to dig after real or imagined prey
The Chihuahua is a good companion dog. Courageous, extremely lively, proud and adventurous, they enjoy affection. They can also be very strong willed, intensely loyal and will become very attached to their owner if treated correctly.
- Chow Chow
The two most distinctive features of the Chow Chow are its blue-black tongue and its almost straight hind legs, which makes it walk rather stilted. Chows are more known for doing their own thing. This makes them a rather easy breed to care for, especially for those who do not want or need a demanding dog.
- Cocker Spaniel
The Cocker Spaniel is an intelligent, sturdy and robust dog. Lively, perky, pleasant, playful and affectionate. The Cocker Spaniel's temperament is very gentle and loving; once you've owned one, you won't want to own any other breed of dog.
The Collie is a highly intelligent dog. Sensitive, mild-mannered, sweet, easy to train and loyal. Collies are loyal and affectionate, so the more you hug and pet your Collie, the happier he will be.
The Dachshund is curious, clever, lively, affectionate, proud, brave and amusing, can appear to be mischievous. They are attention-loving clowns who will steal the show whenever they can. Good for apartment living.
Dalmatians have a vast amount of stamina and energy. They are playful, happy, easy going and very dedicated. They have excellent skills when it comes to problem solving and obedience training. If they become bored or lonely, they will become depressed and destructive.
- Doberman Pinscher
Doberman Pinschers are very keen, super energetic with tremendous strength and stamina. The Doberman has always been extremely loyal and very trustworthy to his master to a greater extent than most other breeds.
- English Setter
The English Setter is a quick, quiet workerer with an excellent nose.. Friendly and excellent with children. They are easy goingand love all the affection they can get. It is relatively inactive when inside, but is very energetic when outdoors.
- German Shepherd
Often used as working dogs, German Shepherds are courageous, keen, alert and fearless. They have a high learning ability. The character of the German Shepherd Dog is one of self-confidence and nobility.
- Giant Schnauzer
Giant Schnauzers are an intelligent, versatile working dog. They will be calm with enough exercise. Reliable, brave, loyal, bold and vigorous. A Giant Schnauzer is a highly spirited and outgoing breed, the dog is intelligent, loving and loyal which owners find to be very endearing.
- Golden Retriever
These are lovable, well-mannered, intelligent dogs with a great charm. They are easily trained, gentle with children and remember that a Golden Retriever is never as happy as when he is retrieving or carrying something in his mouth.
- Great Dane
The Great Dane has a good disposition, often called a "gentle giant". Charming and affectionate, they are playful and patient with children. They tend to be wonderful watchdogs and don’t bark unless they need to alert someone.
- Great Pyrenees
The Great Pyrenees is a capable and imposing guardian, devoted to its family, and somewhat wary of strangers - human or canine. It remains well-mannered, somber, and placid, when not incited in any way.
The Greyhound is brave, and devoted. Intelligent, laid-back, charming and loving. Greyhounds are the fastest breed of dog, they achieve their incredible speed in one all out sprint.
Havanese are natural companion dogs: gentle and responsive. They become very attached to their human families and are excellent with children. He's intelligent as well, and will enjoy making you laugh with goofy antics, or simply sitting on your lap watching the world go by..
- Irish Setter
Irish Setters are energetic, intelligent, affectionate, loving, high-spirited, and full of energy. This breed matures slowly, both physically and mentally and should never be pushed too far too fast.
- Jack Russell
The Jack Russell Terrier is a cheerful, merry, devoted, and loving dog. Spirited and obedient, yet absolutely fearless. Careful and amusing, he enjoys games and playing with toys. Their greatest attribute is their working ability, closely followed by their excellent qualities as a companion.
- Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever is loyal, loving, affectionate and patient, making great family dogs. Labs are loving, people oriented dogs. They are happiest when they are with you. They love to play, especially in water, never wanting to pass up the opportunity for a good swim.
- Lhasa Apso
This is a hardy dog with a friendly, assertive, manner. Intelligent and lively, it makes a good pet. Lhasa Apsos are spirited and devoted little dogs. Lhasa Apsos are noble dogs, but they can also be very energetic and playful.
The Maltese is spirited, lively and playful. A Maltese has an incredible memory and loves to play outdoors. Almost all the members of this breed are intelligent and enjoy learning tricks when lavishly praised for their deeds.
The Mastiff is a very massive, powerful, muscular dog. Self-confident and watchful, they are patient and considered excellent with children. Intelligent, calm, even-tempered and docile. He's always dignified, never shy or vicious. Mastiffs are very easygoing and gentle dogs who are very protective and possessive of their family.
- Miniature Pinscher
The Miniature Pinscher is a hardy little fellow, who is proud, and courageous. They are loyal to their masters, spirited and alert, with high energy. Endlessly curious, they love to learn and can pick up commands quickly. He's fearless, intensely curious, and always ready for action.
The Newfoundland is a dog with an outstanding, sweet temperament, courageous, generous, peaceable and intelligent. They are very devoted, loyal and trustworthy. Yet though they are as caring as nannies, they aren't always as proper: one of the best-known characteristics of Newfoundlands is their tendency to drool or slobber.
A Playful, lively, amusing, animated and charming little dog. Affectionate, gentle, patient, and proud. They are gentle and affectionate and love to be cuddled. Enjoys a good romp outdoors. They are steady, obedient and are not yappers. Papillons can be trained to perform small tricks.
Pekingese are very brave little dogs, sensitive, independent and extremely affectionate. These adorable dogs can make wonderful companions. Daily combing and brushing of the very long, double coat is essential. He makes a good watchdog because he is loyal and fearless, and he will bark at any suspicious sound or movement.
- Pit Bull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family pet, which is good with children and adults. We humans are responsible for the terrible damage caused to the reputation of the American Pitbull Terrier and now, it is up to us to get educated and correct that wrong.
Pointers are extremely high energy, and very enthusiastic hunters. Intelligent, devoted, loyal and clean. They are patient, friendly, affectionate and get along with children. Pointers can be educated to escort you on your daily runs or biking activities.
The Pomeranian is a proud, lively little dog. Intelligent, eager to learn, very loyal to its handler and family. The Pom is a wonderful companion and showdog. Although is a small dog, but encountered unexpected situations will show courage.
The Poodle is proud, graceful, noble and good-natured. Enjoyable and cheerful. This highly intelligent dog is one of the most trainable breeds. Poodle also retained the ability to time as a hunting dog, swimming very well. Smart, studious, occasions and in the subject to very popular in the circus.
The Pug is keen, with a happy-go-lucky attitude. Animated, peppy and spirited, they are loyal, loving and affectionate with their families. Pugs are sociable, playful, charming, clever and obedient dog but they are usually stubborn about certain things.
- Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgeback are intelligent, skillful and straight-forward dogs that are loyal to the family. They are brave and vigilant. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a brave and powerful dog with great stamina. These days, he's less likely to hunt lions and more likely to hunt a soft spot on the sofa after going jogging with you.
The Rottweiler is powerful, calm, trainable, courageous, and devoted to their owner and family. The Rottweiler is intelligent, hard working, and easily adaptable. It is reserved with strangers and becomes aggressive if it perceives its family is being threatened.
- Saint Bernard
Saint Bernards are extremely gentle and friendly and very tolerant of children. Slow moving, patient, and obedient. The Saint is not an especially playful dog, nor is he boundlessly energetic. The Saint Bernard does however, need a daily walk in the region of two or three kilometres.
Samoyeds are gentle dogs. Very devoted, easy-going, friendly and quite playful, they love everyone. Samoyed is a walk-run-type animal, it likes and needs exercise to stay healthy and Samoyed nature, must not be long in the house or circle on the activities of a limited range of column.
- Schnauzer Mini
The Miniature Schnauzer is an intelligent, loving, happy dog. They are energetic, playful and get along well with children and like to be with their people. Consider enrolling your miniature schnauzer in obedience or agility trials to occupy its mind and always supply the dog with toys to keep it busy.
- Scottish Terrier
Playful and friendly as a puppy, he matures into a dignified adult. The Scottish Terrier makes a very good watchdog. The Scottish Terrier is reserved, dignified, patient, tolerant, honest, and full of courage. He never intrudes; he never annoys
Shar-Pei are very loyal to their handler. Intelligent playful, active, dominant, and brave. They make a delightful companion and a good watchdogs. They have the ability to make lifelong friends with their family members, and they are worth more than their weight in gold.
- Shetland Sheepdog
The Shetland Sheepdog is docile and alert with a pleasant temperament. Loving, loyal and affectionate with its family, this breed needs people. They love to play ball and Frisbee, so are wonderful children's companions. Their desire to please makes them easier than many other breeds to train, so they are a delight to take on walks in the park and they tend to travel well.
- Shih Tzu
The Shih-Tzu is an alert, lively, little dog. Happy and hardy, packed with character. The gentle loyal Shih-Tzu makes friends easily and responds well to consistent patient training. Because the primary role of the breed is to excel as a companion and house pet, the dog's ideal temperament is outgoing, happy, affectionate, friendly and trusting.
- Siberian Husky
Siberian Huskies are loving, gentle, playful, happy-go-lucky dogs who are fond of their families. This is a high energy dog, especially when young. They should be taken on at least a long, brisk walk daily and have some time to run freely and play off the leash, as well.
- Staffordshire Terrier
The Staffordshire Terrier is an intelligent, happy, outgoing, stable, and confident dog. It is an extremely courageous and intelligent guard dog that is very full of life. Most adore a car ride, going on hikes and walks, enjoying a romp up the beach, and cozying up to you when you settle down for an evening of TV or reading.
The Vizsla is expressive, gentle, and loving. Keen and trainable to a high degree, they need mental stimulation daily. Most of them love to lick your face, if allowed, and most will give a "Vizsla hug" around your neck while doing so. An unencumbered Vizsla tail is usually a wagging one!
Weimaraner are happy, loving, intelligent, cheerful, and affectionate. Good with children. These are powerful working dogs with great stamina. They need to be taken for a daily, long walk or jog. They are the true, loyal, hunting companions in every respect, needing your friendship.
- Welsh Corgi
The Welsh Corgi is highly intelligent, loyal, able and willing to please their owners. He is a very intelligent and versatile companion animal. The most suitable home for a Pembroke is with an owner who is looking more for a companion than just a decoration, someone who is looking for a dog who is as happy going for walks around the neighborhood as for romps in the woods.
- West Highland
West Highland White Terriers are game and hardy little terriers, which are easy to train. The Westie is spunky and energetic and will welcome all games involving sticks and throwing. The West Highland will dig in your garden to bury and retrieve treasures.
The Whippet is intelligent, lively, affectionate, sweet, and docile. Whippets are clean, virtually odor free, easy to care for, easy to travel with and good watchdogs. Amiable, docile, yet high energy, the Whippet makes a wonderful child's companion providing the child knows how to handle a dog.
- Yorkshire Terrier
Yorkshire Terriers seem oblivious of their small size. They are very eager for adventure. Yorkshire Terriers love to give chase. Yorkies are known to be a smart and charming dogs. Their eyes are bright and attentive, and they have a keen attention span. Owners say their Yorkies follow them from room to room like little shadows.