Hybrid dogs are simply all the rage these days. Would-be dog owners looking for a dog with the smarts of a Poodle but with the family-friendliness of a Labrador can always get a Labradoodle. But what if you want a dog with better mouse-catching capabilities? Thanks to new cross-species breeding techniques, the answer is here. OK, what about a horse – monkey or ferret – lynx. Heard it all now. Can we just stick to the basic. I mean really now.