Boston Terrier Dachshund Mix

What is a Boston Terrier Dachshund mix dog breed?

The Boston Terrier Dachshund Mix is a mix of a Boston Terrier Dachshund and a Dachshund. The best traits of both parents are passed on to this mixed breed, which is intelligent, loyal, and affectionate. They make wonderful family pets and are easy to train. Dachshund Boston Terrier mix Dachshunds have a compact, short build and a long, narrow snout. Their coat can either be straight or wavy and is typically medium-length. The most common coat colors are black, brown, tan and white. They are friendly and generally good-natured, but they may inherit the stubborn streak of the Boston Terrier.

 

 

Parent breed information.

 

Boston Terrier.

The Boston Terrier is a small, square-proportioned dog with a short back and clean-cut. Also, the Boston Terrier conveys determination, strength and sturdiness. It also has a graceful carriage.
As young puppies, they are energetic and active. They are also constantly destroying or trying to destroy things, so ensure you keep your shoes off the ground.
About 30 Boston Bull Terrier owners formed the American Bull Terrier Club in 1889. Also, they were known as Round Heads or Bull Terriers. The name was rescinded by Bull Terrier and Bulldog fans. The Bulldog contingent held a lot of power at the American Kennel Club (AKC), so the Boston Bull Terrier fanciers changed the name to the Boston Terrier Club to honor the birthplace of this breed. The breed was first called Boston Bulls by people.

 

Dachshund.

The Dachshund is a clever, brave, entertaining, and intelligent dog. Named after the German words for badger (Dachss) and dog (“Hund”), the Dachshund is also known as a doxie (wiener dog), sausage dog, badger dog, or doxie.
The German words “Dachshund,” which stand for badger (Dachs), and dog (hund), are the same as those of badger (Dachs). These dogs were originally bred to hunt badgers in Germany in the 15th century. Dachshunds are known for their forward-flopping ears that protect their ear canals from foreign materials as they race through the brush. It is visible to hunters from behind by its curled tail.

 

 

Temperament.

The Boston Terrier Dachshund Mix is a cross of two companion small dog breeds: the Dachshund and the Boston Terrier. The best traits of both parents are often passed on to this mixed breed. They make great family pets and are intelligent, trainable dogs. Dachshund Terrier mix dogs are loyal, affectionate companions who love spending time with their owners.
They can be territorial and protective of their owners if they need to be socialized and trained correctly.

 

Size.

Dachshund Boston Terrier mix Dachshunds are typically small in stature. They are typically between 10-12 inches tall at their shoulders and weigh between 15-25 pounds.

 

 

Coat & Colors.

The Dachshund Terrier mix has a medium-length, straight coat. It can also be wavy. The most common coat colors are black, brown, and tan.

 

Activity Level.

Boston Terrier Dachshund mix dogs are active and enjoy walking or playing daily. They can live in apartments and homes with small yards as long as they are active.

 

Lifespan.

A Boston Terrier Dachshund Mix can live for 10-12 years.

 

 

Health issues.

The mixed breed can be healthy, but it may be more susceptible to health issues that affect both parents. In fact, regular vet visits are necessary to ensure your dog is healthy. Some possible health issues include: patellar luxation, intervertebral disc disease and von Willebrand’s disease.

 

Grooming.

To keep your Boston Terrier Dachshund mix’s coat looking its best, you must brush it regularly. Also, if your Dachshund Boston Terrier mixes find their way into the dirt or mud, they should only be bathed once a week. Regular bathing can lead to dry skin, infection, and the loss of natural and healthy skin oils.

 

Training.

Dachshund Terrier mix dogs are intelligent and easy to train. However, positive reinforcement techniques like treats, praise, and toys are a good fit for Doxie Terrier mixes. They should be taught patience and consistency.

 

 

Exercise.

Boston Terrier Dachshund mix dogs are active and enjoy walking or playing daily. They can live in apartments and homes with small yards, as long as they are active.
These designer dog breed’s are known for their mischievous nature. This can lead to destructive behavior. Moreover, this unwanted behavior can be controlled with proper exercise.

 

Feeding.

A diet high in quality protein and fat for a Boston Terrier Dachshund Mix should be followed. Also, they should be fed 2 to 3 times daily.

 

 

Are they good with children and other pets?

Boston Terrier Dachshund mix dogs are good with pets and children, but they may have some Boston Terrier traits. In fact, this mix breed is a great choice for families with kids if they are socialized and trained properly. Your pup will be less likely to suffer from separation anxiety if they are socialized. They will be alert and try their best to protect their small siblings once they are introduced.

 

Do they make good watchdogs and guard dogs?

Boston Terrier Dachshund mix makes a good watchdog. However, they are attentive and alert to their surroundings. They are not aggressive and make great guard dogs.

 

 

Conclusion.

The Boston Terrier Dachshund is a cross between two companion dogs, the Dachshund and the Boston Terrier. This designer dog breed makes great family pets because they are intelligent and easy to train. Moreover, Dachshund Terrier mix dogs are loyal, affectionate companions who love spending time with their owners. Also, Boston Terrier Dachshund mix dogs are active and enjoy going for walks every day. They are happy in small apartments and homes.

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Date
26 Oct 2022
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