Golden Retriever mixes are rapidly becoming popular choices for family pets. This is mainly because of their unique appearances and good-natured personalities they inherit from their parent breeds.
Hence, it is no surprise that many breeders crossbreed Golden Retrievers with other dog breeds to cultivate and pass down the good traits of the Golden Retriever breed.
We listed 53 of the best Golden Retriever mixed breeds in this guide that you should definitely know about.
One of these Golden Retriever mixes might just be the perfect pooch for you. Let’s start checking them out!
53 Golden Retriever Mixes
Golden Retriever mixes are truly astonishing dogs. The crossing of the Golden Retriever with other dog breeds produces pups with unique appearances and temperaments.
Let’s take a closer look at some of them in this guide!
1. Goldendoodle (Poodle & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goldendoodle mix is one of the most popular Golden Retriever mixes you’ll find out there. This adorable-looking mixed breed is developed by crossbreeding a Golden Retriever with a Poodle.
Goldendoodles have surely inherited the easy temperament of their Golden Retriever parents.
They are affectionate, cuddly, and playful. Aside from their lovely personalities, they are also cute and look like living teddy bears!
They come in a multitude of coat colors and patterns, and some boast the golden and reddish fur of the Golden Retriever breed. Goldendoodles can also have wavy, curly, flat, or straight fur.
The Goldendoodle could be your best choice if you are looking for a low-maintenance dog because it sheds minimally. In fact, it is also considered to be more hypoallergenic than other breeds.
2. Goldador or Golden Lab (Labrador & Golden Retriever Mix)
Labrador Retriever Golden Retriever mixes are highly sought after because of their good-natured temperament and trainability. They are loyal, friendly, energetic, and intelligent dogs.
Golden Labs are crosses of Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers. They have inherited the best traits from both of their parent breeds which are known to be ideal pooches for households with children.
The Labrador Retriever and Golden Retriever mix was originally developed to produce a more sensitive and tolerant working dog. Nonetheless, they also proved to be perfect family companions.
Most Goldadors have double coats just like their Golden and Labrador parents. Hence, you can expect them to shed moderately throughout the year. This fairly means that they are not suitable for people with allergies.
Nonetheless, if you are looking for a good-natured and easy-to-train large mixed-breed dog, the Goldador is one of the best Golden Retriever mixes to own!
3. Gollie or Golden Collie (Border Collie & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Gollie or Border Collie Golden Retriever mix is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Border Collie dog.
They are loved by many dog enthusiasts not only for their unique appearances but also for their good temperaments.
Border Collie Golden Retriever mixes are considered to be good family companions. They get along and bond with children pretty well. They are friendly, loyal, loving, and watchful at the same time.
Golden Collie mixes have inherited the playful and cheerful personalities of Golden Retrievers and the intelligent and obedient disposition of Border Collies.
In addition, Golden Collie mixes also have long straight fur, which sheds moderately. Unfortunately, they are known to have a foul dog smell mainly because of their active nature.
In terms of coat colors, Golden Collie mixes usually exhibit Border Collie coat colors. Their most common color is a combination of black, white, yellow, and brown.
4. Golden Cocker Retriever (Cocker Spaniel & Golden Retriever Mix)
If you breed a Golden Retriever with a Cocker Spaniel, you will get a playful, sweet-natured, active family dog known as Golden Cocker Retriever.
The Cocker Spaniel Golden Retriever mix or Golden Cocker Retriever is an active and playful dog that is believed to have been developed to be the perfect household companion. It surely loves daily activities and playtime.
The Cocker Spaniel Golden Retriever mix has a medium-length dense coat that sheds moderately similar to the Cocker Spaniel shedding rate. Hence, owners of Golden Cocker Retrievers should invest in combs and vacuums.
Golden Cocker Retriever mixes are fairly low maintenance which means that weekly brushing and regular bathing will help in keeping them clean and fresh.
Some Cocker Spaniel Golden Retriever mixes look more like Cocker Spaniels with their blue, brown, white, and black Cocker Spaniel color. Meanwhile, others have the golden or reddish Golden Retriever coat.
5. Basset Retriever (Basset Hound & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Basset Retriever or Basset Golden Retriever mix is an unusual crossbreed produced by breeding a Golden Retriever with a Basset Hound dog.
Basset Retrievers have unique traits and temperaments because of the differences between the two parent breeds.
The final appearances of Basset Retrievers are difficult to predict. However, most of them inherit the low and squatty, and stocky frames of Basset Hounds.
Most of their facial features take after the Golden Retriever breed, although some inherit the big floppy ears of the Basset Hound breed.
Since both parent breeds are working dogs, you should expect a Basset Retriever to be an active dog as well. They also acquire the keen sense of smell of the Basset Hound and Golden Retriever breeds.
Basset Retrievers are intelligent, easy to train, and eager to please their owners. However, they can also be stubborn and lazy like their Basset Hound parent sometimes.
6. Golden Boxer (Boxer & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Boxer looks as cool as its name sounds. This newly developed designer dog is a curious mix of the Golden Retriever and the Boxer dog.
The Golden Boxer inherits balanced traits from its parent breeds. In general, a Golden Boxer should be calm, tolerant, and sweet like its Golden Retriever parents. It is also intelligent and obedient like Boxer dogs.
Golden Boxer mixes are the perfect training buddies for people with active lifestyles.
They are also quite tolerant and they get along well with children and other pets as long as they are properly introduced to them.
A Boxer Golden Retriever mix can have the square shape Boxer facial feature or the round shape head of Golden Retrievers.
They may also have long double coats or short dense fur which can come in shades of gold or some of the Boxer dog’s coat colors.
Regardless, these mixed-breed dogs are considered to be low maintenance. Regular coat brushing and bathing will help in managing the sheddings of Golden Boxers.
7. Golden Dox (Dachshund & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Dox or Golden Weiner is a crossbreed of the Golden Retriever and Dachshund breed. And yes, the Golden Dox looks exactly how you think of it!
Most Golden Dox mixes have round-shaped Golden Retriever facial structures and long sausage-like bodies similar to their Dachshund parents.
However, some Golden Dox may take different appearances depending on which dominant trait they inherit.
Golden Dox mixes are a fur ball of energy that loves playtime and cuddling. They are affectionate, loyal, and sweet. They get along well with children and other pets.
However, Golden Dox are not good guard dogs because of their friendly nature.
In terms of coat, most Dachshund Golden Retriever mixes have long wavy double coats which shed moderately.
It is common for the Dachshund Golden Retriever mix to come in golden or white color similar to Golden Retrievers. But they can also exhibit Dachshund coat colors.
8. Golden Corgi (Corgi & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Corgi is a playful, energetic, affectionate mixed breed. It is developed by crossbreeding Golden Retrievers and Corgis.
Due to the physical differences between the parent breeds, the final looks of Golden Corgis vary.
Many Golden Corgi mixes also look like Golden Retrievers with the body structure of a Corgi. They usually have long wavy coats which can come in gold, yellow, or white color.
Although they often inherit the Golden Retriever coat, Golden Corgis can also exhibit different Corgi colorations and even the long-haired Corgi’s coat.
Since both of their parent breeds are bred as family pets, you can also expect a Corgi Golden Retriever mix to be an excellent companion.
In fact, Corgi Golden Retriever mixes are known to be sweet, loyal, and affectionate. However, these dogs require frequent brushing to manage their shedding, so you must be willing to put in the work to maintain them.
9. Golden Shepherd (German Shepherd & Golden Retriever Mix)
Also known as German Retriever, the Golden Shepherd mix is produced by crossbreeding a purebred Golden Retriever with a purebred German Shepherd.
The Golden Shepherd mix is an intelligent, obedient, hardworking, and affectionate mixed-breed dog.
They can have the long Goldie fur or the short GSD hair. They usually have gold or white coats but can also exhibit GSD colors.
The German Shepherd Golden Retriever mix is a perfect pet for active families. It is hardworking and eager to please its owners. Although it is a large dog, the Golden Shepherd is gentle and calm around children.
Golden German Shepherds are very tolerant of other animals and behave well around other people as well.
The German Shepherd Golden Retriever mix is a highly energetic dog that requires an ample amount of daily exercise.
However, you cannot leave a German Shepherd Golden Retriever mix bored lest you want it to resort to destructive behaviors.
10. Goldmatian (Dalmatian & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goldamatian mix is the cool cross of the Golden Retriever and Dalmatian breed. This curious mix combines the sweet nature of the Golden Retriever breed and the playful disposition of Dalmatians.
Goldmatians make good companion pets. They get along well with children and other pets. They are obedient and intelligent mixed breeds. However, they can be too energetic and playful sometimes.
In addition, the Dalmatian Golden Retriever cross can be sensitive sometimes, like its Dalmatian parents. This mix does not thrive well with harsh training. Moreover, it also doesn’t like being left alone.
The appearances of Goldmatians may vary depending on which dominant traits they inherit.
Some have the short, dense, fine Dalmatian coat, while others exhibit the long, wavy, double coat of Golden Retrievers.
The cool thing about Goldmatians, though, is that some boast the long Golden Retriever fur with Dalmatian spots!
11. Golden Pyrenees (Great Pyrenees & Golden Retriever Mix)
You will get a Golden Pyrenees by crossbreeding a Golden Retriever with a Great Pyrenees dog. The mixes of these two colossal dog breeds are known to be playful, independent, active dogs.
In general, Golden Pyrenees mixes make great family pets, especially if you are looking for a companion pet that can also be a guard dog. They are calm around strangers but remain watchful and alert.
A Great Pyrenees Golden Retriever mix is sweet and affectionate but it can also pass as a watchdog because it usually inherits its Great Pyrenees parent’s growth and size.
However, it is also because of its size that it is not recommended for families with small children.
In terms of coat, these large dogs can come in white, gold, gray, yellow, and cream colorations. They also have long thick double coats just like their parent breeds.
12. Beago (Beagle & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Beago is a medium-sized designer dog that thrives perfectly with active families or owners. It is a Golden Retriever mixed with a purebred Beagle.
This mixed-breed dog is known to be affectionate and loyal to its family but it can also be independent sometimes. They are playful and jolly canines that would likely jump on their owners when they are happy.
However, they are also known to be loud and noisy dogs. They would bark a lot when a stranger is around.
A Beagle Golden Retriever mix’s appearance will vary depending on which parent breed it will take after.
Some have the physical features from their Golden Retriever side with a body structure of a Beagle while others may take different looks.
Some Beagle Golden Retriever mixes have golden colorations like their Golden Retriever parents while others have multicolor coats like the lemon Beagles.
13. Golden Aussie (Australian Shepherd & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Aussie, also known as the Australian Retriever, is a medium-sized mixed-breed dog that is very active and energetic. This mixed breed dog inherits the hunting and herding instincts of its parent breeds.
An Aussie Golden Retriever mix is produced by crossbreeding the sweet and loyal Golden Retriever with the obedient and energetic Australian Shepherd dog.
These mixed-breed dogs bond strongly with their family members and get along well with children.
Australian Shepherd Golden Retriever mixes are, however, highly energetic and playful. This means that you will need to take them for daily walks and playtime.
Nonetheless, some Golden Aussies exhibit the golden or reddish Golden Retriever coat.
Look how cute Golden Aussie puppies are in this video:
14. Golden Mountain Dog (Bernese Mountain Dog & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Mountain Dog is the cross of a Golden Retriever and the Bernese Mountain Dog.
Although it is a colossal mixed-breed dog, the Golden Mountain Dog mix is a gentle and sweet giant suitable for households with kids.
The Golden Mountain Dog surely has inherited the good traits of its parent breeds.
The Bernese Mountain Dog Golden Retriever mix is sweet and loyal like Golden Retrievers, and it is also gentle and intelligent, just like Bernese Mountain dogs. This hybrid dog is easy to train and very eager to please its owner.
Aside from being sweet companion pets, Golden Mountain Dogs also work efficiently as guard dogs. They are watchful of their surroundings and protective of their family and properties.
The sheer size of a Bernese Mountain Dog Golden Retriever mix can effectively deter intruders. Unfortunately, their large and heavy bodies also make them prone to hip dysplasia.
15. Golden Cavalier (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Cavalier looks like the downsized version of the Golden Retriever breed. Hence, it is also called the petite Golden Retriever.
This adorable hybrid is the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
Petite Golden Retrievers are medium size dogs. Golden Cavaliers that lean more towards their Golden Retriever parents may have solid coat colors such as gold, yellow, cream, fawn, white, chestnut, and red.
However, some Golden Cavalier mixes may also inherit the common colors of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, such as black and tan, black and white, Blenheim, and ruby.
The Petite Golden Retriever mix sheds moderately just like its Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Golden Retriever parent.
Golden Cavaliers are friendly, sweet, and affectionate. They love playing with children and can live well with other pets. They are also obedient and highly intelligent, which is why they are easy to train.
16. Golden Irish (Irish Setter & Golden Retriever Mix)
If you think that the energy and activeness of the Golden Retriever breed aren’t on par with yours, then you might want to consider taking home a Golden Irish instead!
The Golden Irish is the cross between a Golden Retriever and an Irish Setter. This mixed breed has inherited the sweet and loyal personalities of Goldies and the athletic and active nature of Irish Setter dogs.
Golden Irish mixes are perfect for active families. They do love daily walks, playtime, and regular exercise.
Although they are considerably large dogs, Golden Irish mixes are calm and gentle around children. They are also highly obedient dogs that love socializing with their family members.
Nonetheless, Golden Irish dogs are not good for people with allergies since they have long, dense coats that shed moderately, similar to Golden Retrievers and Irish Setters.
17. Goldmaraner (Weimaraner & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goldmaraner is the graceful mix of the hunting dog Golden Retriever and the royal pooch Weimaraner. It is a medium to large muscular and athletic mixed breed.
The graceful appearances of Goldmaraners come from the fact that most of them inherit the sleek short to medium coats of Weimaraners.
Nonetheless, they have a variety of coat colors, including black, blue, gray, fawn, and gold.
Goldmaraners are loyal and friendly mixed-breed dogs, but they can be reserved and watchful around unfamiliar people and pets. Their high prey drive causes them to chase after small animals.
These athletic and alert hybrid dogs are perfect for families looking for sweet companions that can act as watchdogs.
18. Great Golden Dane (Great Dane & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Great Golden Dane is truly a great mixed-breed dog because of its amiable personality. Although their sheer size is intimidating, Great Golden Danes are friendly and gentle dogs.
This hybrid dog is developed by crossbreeding Great Dane and Golden Retriever breeds.
Since both of its parent dogs are large breeds, you can expect a Great Golden Dane to grow around 25 to 27 inches tall.
Great Dane Golden Retriever mixes can make good family pets as well as watchdogs. They like children and get along well with other house pets. Interestingly, these giants also love cuddling!
19. Golden Pit or Golden Pitbull (Pitbull & Golden Retriever Mix)
The classy and noble-looking gentleman you see in the picture above is a Golden Pitbull. It is a mixed breed produced by crossbreeding a Golden Retriever with an American Pit Bull Terrier.
Many Golden Pits inherit the long wavy coat of the Golden Retriever breed while exhibiting Pitbull facial features.
They usually have golden hues or black coats, but they can also come in different Pitbull coat colors.
Golden Pits might have serious expressions, but they are actually affectionate and soft-natured mixed breeds. They love being with their families, and they get along well with kids.
The Pitbull Golden Retriever mix is highly energetic and active. They are perfect for active families and health-conscious owners.
20. Golden Saint Dog (Saint Bernard & Golden Retriever Mix)
If you are on the look for a true “gentle giant,” you should definitely see the Golden Saint Bernard!
As a cross of the two friendliest and calmest dog breeds, the Golden Saint Bernard is also a gentle and sweet canine.
Golden Saints can grow around 30 to 36 inches tall and weigh between 100 and 200 pounds. They have long fur, which usually comes in gold, black, white, brown, tan, and other Saint Bernard coat colors.
They are very soft-natured dogs which is why they are suited for beginner owners and families with children. Nonetheless, you should expect a Golden Bernard to conquer your sofa and other spaces in the house.
Although calm and gentle, Saint Bernard Retrievers can also make good guard dogs thanks to their raw power and intelligence. Sadly, this large mixed-breed dog is susceptible to hip dysplasia.
21. Golderman (Doberman Pinscher & Golden Retriever Mix)
A Golden Doberman, also known as Golderman and Golden Pinscher, is a Golden Retriever mixed with Doberman Pinscher. It is a medium-to-large-sized dog that thrives perfectly in an active environment.
Many Golderman mixes have muscular and heavy body frames. Depending on which parent they take after, they can either have the sleek, short Doberman coat or the long wavy fur of Golden Retrievers.
These cool-looking dogs also commonly come in black, gold, yellow, black and tan, and red Doberman coat colors.
As mentioned earlier, Goldermans live well in active homes. They are energetic dogs that need regular exercise and stimulation. Hence, if you are looking for a workout body, might as well take home a Golden Doberman!
They are affectionate and friendly, especially to their family members. However, Doberman Golden Retriever mixes can also be too protective sometimes of their pack.
22. Goldenhoula (Catahoula Leopard Dog & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goldenhoula is a very active and energetic mixed-breed dog. Since both of its parent breeds are hunting dogs, you can expect this designer dog to love doing tasks and exercising.
This mixed breed is developed by breeding a Golden Retriever with a Catahoula Leopard Dog.
One thing you should know, though, is that this hybrid dog is extremely rare. To date, the intentional breeding of Catahoulas is discouraged to preserve the breed. Most Goldenhoulas we have nowadays are born out of accidental breeding.
Goldenhoulas have striking appearances. They can exhibit the long wavy Golden Retriever fur or the short and smooth Catahoula coat.
They can also exhibit different coat colors including black, blue, white, red, merle, brindle, yellow, and gold.
23. Golden Malinois (Belgian Malinois & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Malinois is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Belgian Malinois. This mixed-breed dog is athletic, alert, and very energetic.
Most Golden Malinois inherit the sweet and amiable personalities of their Golden Retriever parents. However, some can be stubborn like their Malinois ancestors.
Both the Golden Retriever and Belgian Malinois breeds are active working dogs. Hence, you can expect the Golden Malinois to be an obedient and active mixed breed.
They love playtime and require regular stimulation and exercise. Since they are double-coated, you will also need to brush their coat frequently to manage loose fur.
Depending on which dominant trait they will inherit, a Golden Malinois can exhibit a short or long coat. They can come in gold coloration and other Belgian Malinois colors.
24. Golden Chihuahua or Golden Chi (Chihuahua & Golden Retriever Mix)
Unusual, isn’t it? The Golden Chihuahua or Golden Chi is a mixed-breed dog born by crossbreeding a Golden Retriever and Chihuahua.
Due to the physical differences between the two parent breeds, artificial insemination is done to produce the Golden Chihuahua.
Golden Chi mixes usually have long coats and oftentimes inherit the facial features of their Chihuahua parents. They have a domed head, long pointed muzzles, and erected ears.
Some Golden Chi mixes also inherit the long fur of long-haired Chihuahuas, giving them thick manes and long feathers around the ears.
Others, though, look like a downsized Golden Retriever, just like the picture above. They have wide skulls and feathery ears, tails, and legs.
You might be thinking that Golden Chi mixes are harsh lovers like their Chihuahua parents, but surprisingly, they are sweet dogs!
Most Golden Chihuahuas take after the affectionate side of their Golden Retriever parents.
25. Golden Newfie (Newfoundland & Golden Retriever Mix)
This handsome pup is a mix between a Golden Retriever and a Newfoundland dog. It is a large-sized mixed breed with a big heart for its family members.
It can either inherit the Newfoundland’s size or the Golden Retriever’s, the Golden Newfie will surely become massive once it reaches its full-grown size.
Golden Newfie mixes get along well with other pets, and they are patient with children. They are big, stocky, and powerful dogs which makes them good watchdogs for the family.
The Golden Newfie is not as energetic, though, as its Golden Retriever parent, but it surely loves bonding with its pack.
Golden Newfies have long hair, which can come in black, gold, or brown coloration. They shed moderately, so you better ready your comb and vacuum if you are planning to take one home.
26. Golden Akita (Akita & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Akita is a cross between a Golden Retriever and an Akita. Most Golden Akitas inherit the dignified stance and expression of their Akita parents.
Golden Akita mixes are large dogs weighing between 60 and 100 pounds which is close to the full-grown size of an Akita.
Some inherit the roundish facial features of the Golden Retrievers, while others lean more towards the pointy expressions of Akitas.
They have thick double coats which shed heavily during season shifts. They can come in golden hues, sesame, white brindle, and fawn.
Generally, Golden Akitas are friendly mixed-breed dogs. However, you should expect them to be a bit aloof and protective if they take after their Akita parents.
27. Goberian (Siberian Husky & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goberian is a stunning mix between a Golden Retriever and a Siberian Husky. This wolf-like dog is a fur ball of energy!
As mentioned earlier, Goberians are highly energetic dogs. This means that you need a spacious backyard for playtime if you want to own one. They also require regular stimulation and exercise.
Nonetheless, this Golden Retriever cross can make a great family pet. Dog lovers will surely love the striking appearance and amiable personality of the Husky Golden Retriever mix.
28. Afghan Retriever (Afghan Hound & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Afghan Hound Golden Retriever mix, also known as Afghan Retriever, is a large-sized mixed breed that is known for its beautiful coat.
It inherits the long, fine Afghan Hound hair and the lustrous coat of the Golden Retriever breed.
Despite its towering size, the Afghan Hound Golden Retriever mix is a sweet and playful dog. It loves bonding with its family members.
However, Afghan Retriever dogs can also be a bit aloof and independent sometimes, just like their Afghan Hound parents.
Aside from their noble and dignified appearances, Afghan Retrievers are considered to be great family dogs. They are loyal to their family members and are gentle around children.
29. Golden Chow (Chow Chow & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Chow or Golden Chow Retriever is the quirky mix of a Golden Retriever and a Chow Chow dog. It surely does have the goofy looks of a Chow Chow with its smiling face and sparkling eyes!
More often than not, a Chow Chow Golden Retriever mix will inherit the facial features of the Chow Chow parent and the body structure of a Golden Retriever. A few of them also inherit the blue Chow Chow tongue!
Golden Chow mixes are big and fluffy, just like their parent breeds. They usually have long, thick fur, and some even have the lion-like manes of Chow Chow dogs.
If a Golden Chow leans more toward the Golden Retriever’s genetics, you can expect it to be jolly and playful.
Meanwhile, Golden Chows that take after more from their Chow Chow parents tend to be over-protective, aloof, and wary of strangers.
30. Golden Pei (Chinese Shar-Pei & Golden Retriever Mix)
Who would have thought that crossing a Golden Retriever with a Chinese Shar-Pei would result in an adorable and astonishing mixed breed dog?
The Golden Pei, also known as Golden Shar-Pei, is a medium-to-large hybrid dog. It often looks like a Golden Retriever with the head of a Chinese Shar-Pei because of the folded skins on its face.
Golden Peis can come in different Shar-Pei colors and Golden Retriever colorations although they commonly exhibit cream, white, brown, black, and red coats.
They can also have the long lustrous Golden Retriever coat or the short brush-type Shar-Pei coat.
In general, Golden Pei mixes are sweet and loyal dogs. However, they also tend to be overly protective of their family members.
31. Golden Rhodesian or Golden Ridgeback (Rhodesian Ridgeback & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Rhodesian, also known as Golden Ridgeback, is a mix between the affectionate and loyal Golden Retriever and the strong and capable Rhodesian Ridgeback.
It is an energetic and athletic mixed-breed dog perfect for active families.
The Golden Ridgeback is a medium to large size mixed breed that is compact and balanced. Under the lustrous golden fur of Golden Rhodesian mixes lies a muscular build.
Just like its parent breeds, the Golden Rhodesian is considered to be a good family dog. It is calm and gentle around children and it behaves well around strangers while remaining vigilant.
If you are looking for a good companion dog that can serve as the watch family’s watchdog, the Golden Rhodesian could be one of your perfect picks.
32. Golden Rottie (Rottweiler & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Rottie Retriever is the powerful cross of a Golden Retriever and a Rottweiler. It is a confident and intimidating large-sized mixed-breed dog.
Nonetheless, Golden Rottie mixes are actually sweet and loyal giants despite their intimidating stance. They are generally gentle towards children and calm around other people.
However, some Rottweiler Golden Retriever mixes tend to be too protective of their family members. They are also watchful and vigilant of their surroundings which is why they can be good guard dogs.
Some Golden Rotties have long, thick Golden Retriever fur, while others inherit the short, coarse Rottweiler coat. Their common coat colors are black, red, brown, gold, and white.
Golden Rotties are large dogs. They weigh between 70 and 100 pounds and grow around 24 to 28 inches tall, which are closely akin to the growth and size of a Rottweiler.
33. Golden Heeler (Australian Cattle Dog & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Australian Cattle Dog Golden Retriever mix, also known as Golden Heeler, is a newly developed designer dog produced by crossing a purebred Australian Cattle Dog with a purebred Golden Retriever.
Both the Australian Cattle Dog and Golden Retriever are active working dogs. Hence, you can expect their cross to be highly energetic and active as well.
The appearances of Golden Heelers vary greatly depending on which dominant traits they will inherit. Some have the long golden hair of Goldies, while others have short coats like Heelers.
Golden Heelers can also exhibit the unique blue or red mottled and speckled Heeler colors and patterns.
34. Golden Shiba (Shiba Inu & Golden Retriever Mix)
This charming mixed breed is a cross between the fearless and noble Shiba Inu and the gentle and playful Golden Retriever.
This mix is commonly known as the Golden Shiba or the Shiba Inu Golden Retriever mix.
The Golden Shiba is an extremely intelligent dog. Since both of its parent breeds are active working dogs, you can also expect a Golden Shiba to be active, lively, and energetic.
Most Golden Shiba mixes have long, thick fluffy fur. They commonly come in tan, white, honey brown, golden, brindle, and black color. Some have pointed erect Shiba Inu ears, while others have floppy ones.
In general, Shiba Inu Golden Retriever mixes have amicable personalities. However, they can be stubborn and strong-willed sometimes, just like their Shiba Inu parents.
35. Golden Samoyed (Samoyed & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Sammy or Golden Samoyed is a mix between a Golden Retriever and a Samoyed. This fluffy teddy bear-looking mixed breed is a perfect companion pet for families of all sorts!
The Samoyed Golden Retriever mix can inherit either the long silky Golden Retriever hair or the thick fluffy Samoyed hair. Some of its common colorations include shades of gold and red.
Other Golden Sammies also exhibit the adorable Samoyed colors such as white, cream, biscuit, and white and biscuit.
Golden Sammies are highly intelligent dogs. They are easy to train and they are very eager to follow commands. They also work well with children and other pets.
36. Alaskan Goldenmute (Alaskan Malamute & Golden Retriever Mix)
Wondering what the cross of two different large breeds would look like? Well, let me present to you the Alaskan Goldenmute! This is a great mix of the Alaskan Malamute and the Golden Retriever dog.
The Alaskan Goldenmute, also known as the Alaskan Malamute Golden Retriever mix, is a large-sized mixed breed dog that perfectly combines the personality and appearances of its parent breeds.
Alaskan Goldenmute mixes can have long double-coated fur or wooly hair. Their common coat colorations include red, fawn, cream, white, sable, silver, and blue.
You can expect an Alaskan Goldenmute to be friendly, calm, and gentle around family members. They are energetic, which is why they require daily exercise and activities.
37. American Gointer (English Pointer & Golden Retriever Mix)
The cool and handsome dog you see in the picture above is an American Gointer — a mix between a purebred English Pointer and a purebred Golden Retriever.
The American Gointer is a highly active hybrid dog. This mixed-breed dog loves playing outside and doing tasks. If you love working out, the American Gointer might just be the best buddy for you!
Nonetheless, they are calm and gentle around children. Although because of their high prey drive, they would likely chase after small animals around the house.
American Gointer mixes can have short, smooth coats like their English Pointer parents or long Golden Retriever fur. They also typically come in fawn, varying shades of brown, cream, and white coloration.
38. Spangold Retriever (English Springer Spaniel & Golden Retriever Mix)
Spangold Retrievers truly have mesmerizing appearances. The astonishing hybrid dog you see in the picture above is a cross between a Golden Retriever and an English Springer Spaniel.
Many Spangold Retrievers boast the elegant featherings of their English Springer Spaniel parents.
They have thick long featherings on their legs and more prominently on their ears. They commonly come in black, red, blue, liver, and tricolor coats.
In terms of personality, English Springer Spaniel Golden Retriever mixes are known to be loyal and highly sociable. They are friendly and intelligent hybrid dogs.
Some Spangold Retrievers, tho, are bold and stubborn like many English Springer Spaniels, especially males.
39. Soft Coated Golden (Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Soft Coated Golden is a mix between a Golden Retriever and a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. It is a large-sized fluffy mixed breed that is sweet yet occasionally stubborn.
Soft Coated Golden Retrievers are perfect for families with children and beginner owners. They are highly intelligent dogs and easy to train. They love cuddling and bonding with their owners.
It can inherit the thick long double coat of a Golden Retriever or the long silky single-coated hair of the Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier.
If it inherits the Golden Retriever coat, it will require frequent grooming and brushing. Hence, you should invest in a good comb and vacuum if you plan to take home one of these dogs.
Meanwhile, a Soft-coated Golden with Wheaten hair will have minimal sheddings.
40. Goldenshire (Yorkshire Terrier & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Goldenshire is an unusual mix of two significantly different breeds in terms of size, the Golden Retriever and the Yorkshire Terrier. This hybrid dog is rare to come by because of the difficulty in breeding it.
Due to the significant difference between the sizes of the parent breeds, artificial insemination is usually done to produce Goldenshire litter.
Most Goldenshire mixes are medium-sized dogs. They often have medium-length fur that is soft and silky.
Goldenshires are sweet and cheerful like their Golden Retriever and Yorkshire Terrier parents. They are perfect choices for beginner owners and families who are looking for companion pets.
41. Golden Bullmastiff Retriever (Bullmastiff & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Bullmastiff Golden Retriever mix, commonly known as Golden Bullmastiff Retriever, is a large mixed breed that grows as big as a purebred Bullmastiff.
Although they appear intimidating, Golden Bullmastiff Retrievers are not aggressive dogs.
These gentle giants are produced by crossbreeding Golden Retrievers with Bullmastiffs. Their life expectancies fall between the Golden Retriever and Bullmastiff lifespan.
They have short to medium-length fur, which can come in brindle, red, or fawn coloration. They shed moderately, so weekly brushing and regular bathing are required.
Although they are gentle and sweet to their family members, Golden Bullmastiff Retrievers can be quite protective and watchful. This makes them good candidates as guard dogs.
42. Golden Vizsla (Hungarian Vizsla & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Vizsla is a hybrid dog that is a result of crossbreeding a Golden Retriever with a Hungarian Vizsla. Many Golden Vizsla mixes look like small Labrador Retrievers with their short, smooth coat.
The Hungarian Vizsla Golden Retriever mix is a medium-to-large-sized dog. It usually comes in red, gold, brown, and golden rust coloration.
Although they are usually short-haired, some Golden Vizslas also exhibit wire-haired coats and long fur. Nevertheless, Golden Vizslas are slightly smaller than their Golden Retriever parents.
Since both of their parent breeds were originally bred as hunting dogs, you should expect Golden Vizslas to be energetic and have a high prey drive.
Most Golden Vizslas are goofy, playful, and affectionate like male Vizslas.
43. Golden Shih Tzu (Shih Tzu & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Shih Tzu is another peculiar mix of the Golden Retriever breed. This designer dog is produced by breeding a Golden Retriever with a Shih Tzu dog.
However, just like with the Golden Chi and Golden Yorkie, breeding a Golden Retriever with a Shih Tzu naturally would be impossible. Hence, artificial insemination is usually done.
Golden Shih Tzu can inherit the thick long Golden Retriever double coat that blows out heavily or the long silky Shih Tzu fur that sheds minimally.
Golden Shih Tzu mixes are considered to be a good choice for a family pet because of their amicable and sweet personalities. Unfortunately, they are very difficult to find.
44. Golden Bulldog (English Bulldog & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Bulldog is also commonly known as the Golden Bulldog Retriever. This hybrid dog is an offspring of the goofy and cheerful English Bulldog and the calm and gentle Golden Retriever.
The English Bulldog Golden Retriever mix is a medium-sized dog. Many Golden Bulldogs inherit the folded skin and wrinkled faces of their English Bulldog parents.
Despite the bad reputation of their bulldog ancestry, Golden Bulldog mixes are not aggressive. They are, in fact, one of the sweetest dogs you can own.
45. Scolden Terrier (Scottish Terrier & Golden Retriever Mix)
Also known as Scolden Terrier, the Golden Scottish Terrier is the odd mix of a Golden Retriever and a royal dog, the Scottish Terrier.
It is a medium-sized breed with a stocky physique. Some Scolden Terriers inherit the short legs of their Scottish Terrier parents. Nonetheless, the overall impression of their appearance signifies royalty and nobleness.
Most Scottish Terrier Golden Retriever mixes have long rough Scottish Terrier coats. They also often have long beards and featherings on their legs.
The temperament of the Scolden Terrier is highly unpredictable because its parent breeds are like opposite poles in personality.
Some Golden Scottish Terriers are sweet and affectionate like their Golden Retriever parents, while others could be stubborn and moody like their Scottish Terrier ancestors.
46. Golden Sheltie (Shetland Sheepdog & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Sheltie is the charming cross of a Golden Retriever and a Shetland Sheepdog.
Since both parent breeds are active working dogs, the Golden Sheltie cross is also filled with energy and playfulness!
Golden Sheltie mixes are known to be docile, intelligent, easy-going, good-natured, and loyal dogs. Because of its innate smartness, the Golden Sheltie is one of the easiest to train hybrids.
Nonetheless, they are highly active dogs. They require regular exercise and activities to keep them stimulated. This means that you need to take them on daily walks or playtime.
Golden Sheltie mixes usually exhibit gold and red colors. However, many Golden Shelties also sport the unique colorations of male and female Shetland Sheepdogs, such as blue, blue merle, and white and black.
47. Golden Toller Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Toller Retriever is a rare hybrid dog. It is produced by crossing a Golden Retriever and a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling dog, which is commonly known as “Duck Toller.”
The Golden Toller Retriever looks like a miniature Golden Retriever. This is because the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling breed shares many similarities with the Golden Retriever breed in terms of appearance.
Both parent breeds of the Golden Toller Retriever have long, lustrous, thick fur, which usually comes in shades of gold and red. Hence, you can expect a Golden Toller Retriever to look identical to one or both its parent breeds.
In general, Golden Toller Retriever mixes are good family dogs. They are gentle, loyal, and affectionate towards their family members. However, you should know that they can be a bit too playful and energetic.
48. Gollie (Rough Collie & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Rough Collie Golden Retriever mix, also known as Gollie, is an intelligent and obedient designer dog. This hybrid shares a balanced mix of a Rough Collie dog and a Golden Retriever.
The Rough Collie Golden Retriever mix inherits the active working nature of its parent breeds.
Both the Rough Collie and Golden Retriever breeds are bred to guard and herd livestock. Hence, you can expect Gollies to excel in accomplishing tasks and obeying.
Gollie mixes may have the abundant, rough-textured, well-distributed fur of Rough Collies. Their Rough Collie coat may also come in black, white, sable, blue, red, and merle pigmentations.
Nonetheless, some may also exhibit the long silky Golden coat, which may be red or golden in color.
49. Old English Sheepdog Golden Retriever Mix
The Old English Sheepdog Golden Retriever mix is a must-have for dog enthusiasts who love fluffy teddy bear-looking dogs!
This hybrid is produced by crossing the charming Old English Sheepdog and the Golden Retriever.
This adorable cross is considered to be intelligent, loyal, and hard-working. Many Old English Sheepdog Golden Retriever mixes also inherit the confident disposition of their Old English Sheepdog parents.
Both of the parent breeds of this hybrid dog are active herding dogs. Hence, you can expect it also to be a dog that craves activities and tasks. It is a medium-to-large hybrid that requires daily exercise and stimulation.
50. Golden Corso (Cane Corso & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Corso is the uncanny mix of the goofy Golden Retriever and the serious-looking Cane Corso.
Due to the significant differences between the two parent breeds, the Golden Corso is undoubtedly an unpredictable mix!
The general appearance and disposition of the Golden Corso will heavily depend on which dominant traits it will inherit more from its parent breeds.
Some Golden Corso mixes take after the friendly and outgoing personality of their Golden Retriever parent.
Meanwhile, some are more daily-oriented, protective, and reserved like their Cane Corso ancestors.
In addition, Golden Corso mixes also differ in terms of their appearances. They may either exhibit the long thick Golden Retriever fur or the smooth flat Cane Corso coat that comes in various colors.
51. Golden Bloodhound (Bloodhound & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Bloodhound mixes are not only great family dogs but also excellent working and tracking hybrids.
Like their Golden Retriever and Bloodhound parents, Golden Bloodhounds are obedient and intelligent dogs. They are also friendly, affectionate, calm, and cheerful.
However, they also tend to be stubborn sometimes. Some are also prone to separation anxiety, like their Golden Retriever parent.
Golden Bloodhounds have unique appearances. They are medium to large dogs. Many of them inherit the long floppy Bloodhound ears.
In terms of coat coloration, they either have the long thick Golden Retriever fur or the short, smooth Bloodhound coat. Usually, these hybrid dogs come in gold, red, black, and tan, and liver and tan colors.
52. Golden Chesabay (Chesapeake Bay Retriever & Golden Retriever Mix)
The Golden Chesabay is a powerfully-built hybrid dog produced by crossbreeding two retriever dogs: Golden Retriever and Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
This hybrid dog possesses the retriever traits of its parent breeds. It is tireless, highly active, loyal, upbeat, and obedient. Its innate intelligence allows for easy and quick training.
They are generally considered good family dogs, especially for active households. They get along well with children and other pets. However, they tend to chase small animals due to their retriever instincts.
This large-sized hybrid dog requires daily exercise and stimulation. You will need to take it on daily walks in the dog park to burn its energy and keep it healthy and happy.
53. Golden Greyhound (Greyhound & Golden Retriever Mix)
When you mix a Golden Retriever with a Greyhound, you will have a hybrid dog that is very athletic, smart, affectionate, and loyal. The Golden Greyhound is an unusual cross that can make a good family dog.
Much like its Greyhound parent, the Golden Greyhound is an athletic designer dog. If it takes after its Greyhound lineage, it will be a fast runner and agile dog.
This mixed-breed dog is highly active and requires daily exercise. If you plan to own one of these dogs, you should prepare yourself for regular outdoor activities and playtime.
The appearances of Golden Greyhounds vary depending on which parent breed they will lean towards more. Some have long coats like Goldies, while others boast the short, smooth Greyhound fur.
How Much Does a Golden Retriever Mix Cost? Puppy Prices & Expenses
The puppy prices for most Golden Retriever mixes usually fall between $600 and $2,000. However, you can expect this price range to go higher or lower depending on several factors.
Breeders usually consider several factors such as the rarity of the hybrid, difficulty in producing the mixed breed, lineage or bloodline of the parent breeds, and volume of demand in pricing their Golden Retriever mix puppies.
Meanwhile, the adoption fee for rescued Golden Retriever mixes is typically around $100 to $500.
Aside from the puppy price itself, you should also be mindful of the initial expenses associated with owning a Golden Retriever mix puppy.
Here is a breakdown of the initial expenses of owning a Golden Retriever mix puppy:
|Type of Expense||Cost|
|Food and Treats||$100 – $120|
|Food and Water Bowls||$15 – $35|
|Bed||$50 – $200|
|Crate||$60 – $500|
|Leashes and Collars||$15 – $50|
|Toys||$30 – $50|
|Grooming Essentials||$40 – $180|
|Deworming, Flea, and Tick Medications||$50 – $200|
|Initial Vet Visits||$100 – $300|
|Initial Vaccine Shots||$75 – $200|
|Neutering or Spaying||$50 – $500|
|Dog License||$10 – $20|
|Microchip||$40 – $60|
|Miscellaneous Supplies||$15 – $30|
|Total Initial Cost||$650 – $2,445|
As you can see, you need to cash out around $650 to $2,445 for the initial expenses of the Golden Retriever mix.
The initial expenses include the basic items essential for the transition of your Golden Retriever mix puppy to its new home.
You need to buy food bowls, beds, leashes and collars, and dog food before even taking home your pup.
Places to Find Golden Retriever Mix Puppies for Sale and Adoption
Looking for Golden Retriever mix puppies is not that difficult. You just need to pack some patience and be resourceful in searching.
You’ll find a lot of Golden Retriever mix sellers on the internet, but you should be cautious, though.
Before you transact online, I suggest that you read our online puppy buying guide to avoid getting scammed.
To make it more convenient for you, I also listed some reputable places below where you can find Golden Retriever mix puppies for sale:
- Greenfield Puppies – Greenfield Puppies was established in the year 2000 with the goal of connecting healthy puppies with loving families. Currently, this online pet advertising platform lists thousands of purebred and mixed-breed pups, including the Golden Retriever mix. With their detailed search filter system, you can easily find the perfect Golden Retriever mix that you are looking for.
- Lancaster Puppies – This online pet database allows breeders across different states to advertise their puppies for sale. You will find numerous purebred dogs and mixed breed pups, including Golden Retriever mixes on their website.
- Keystone Puppies – Another reliable website for buying Golden Retriever mixes is Keystone Puppies. This platform allows you to filter based on the puppy’s gender, price, and registration.
You can also try adopting a Golden Retriever mix from local animal shelters and rescues. Although they are great pets, many Golden Retriever mix dogs end up in rescue centers.
Here are some of the rescues where you can find a Golden Retriever mix available for adoption:
- Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) – DVGRR is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing Golden Retrievers and other Golden Retriever mixes such as Goldendoodles. They are one of the largest functioning Golden Retriever rescues in the United States.
- Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue Inc. and Sanctuary – Established in the year 2000, this rescue organization has already saved and rehomed more than 10,200 Golden Retrievers, and Golden Retriever mixes. They provide a place where rescued Goldies can heal, recover, and find their new forever homes.
- As Good As Gold (AGAG) – AGAG takes in Golden Retrievers regardless of whether they are abandoned or surrendered and purebred or mixed. Since their establishment in 2003, they have already successfully rehomed more than 2,000 purebred and mixed Goldies.
Aside from the mentioned rescues above, you can also try checking out the other Golden Retriever mix rescues in our rescue directory to find the nearest one in your location.
If this is your first time applying for adoption, you should also read our ultimate dog adoption guide to aid your application! The guide includes useful reminders and tips on how you can ace the adoption process.
Golden Retriever mixes are truly astonishing mixed-breed dogs. Their unique appearances and amiable temperaments make them excellent choices as great family dogs!
However, you should carefully do research before taking home a Golden Retriever mix or any dog breed for that matter.
Each Golden Retriever mix has specific needs and requirements. You should choose the one that suits your level of experience, lifestyle, and financial and physical capabilities.
Regardless of whether you like purebred dogs or mixed breeds, no one can deny the fact that the loyalty and affection dogs give is something we can never buy with money. Either way, any dog can become a good family dog.
Do you own a Golden Retriever mix or other mixed dog breeds? Share your stories in the comment section!
My name is John Carter and I absolutely love pets, especially cats and dogs. I’ve got a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare and have several years’ experience working in animal shelters and rescues. My passion for animals started at a very young age as I grow up on a farm with several horses, cows, cats, chickens, and dogs on our property.