The Boston Huahua is a hybrid of Chihuahua and Boston terrier, but its history of origin is still not known. Being a recent mix, of about 10 to 15 years old or so, their characteristics can be identified by the history of the parent breed.
Facts About Boston Huahua
|Breed Group||Watchdog, toy dog, companion dog|
|Country of Origin||NA|
|Other Names||Bostonhuahua, Chi-Bo,Chihuahua Boston Terrier mix, Boston Chi Parti, Bohuahua, Mix, Bo-Chi,brindle boston terrier|
|Height||9 to 15 inches|
|Weight||6 to 15 lbs|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||ACHC, IDCR, DRA|
|Color||White, Brindle, Cream, Black & White, White & Brown|
|Life Expectancy||12-15 years|
|Coat||Dense, silky, short, water-resistant|
Temperament and Personality
The dog’s behavior and personality are highly predictable because it inherits these qualities from its parents. They can be prone to the aggressive nature of Chihuahua and might attack when provoked. If it is more inclined towards Boston terrier, then they are an excellent family dog. If it has an evenly mixed quality, then they possess affectionate, loyal, loving, athletic, curious and active disposition.
Being a highly active dog, the Boston Huahua requires indulging in regular activities. They can go for short walks or jog or play at an open area. Interaction and physical activity can divert its mind from destructive behavior and boredom.
To keep away from dirt and maintain the shape of the coat, brush it twice or thrice a week. Brush the teeth, clip nails and check the ears regularly to avoid infection and other problems. Prevent the dog from extreme weather conditions as well as from direct sunlight.
The designer dogs can get health issues inherited from its purebred parents. There are no specific problems but can have patellar luxation, allergies, deafness and eye infection.
The Huahua puppies learn quickly, they require firm and patient trainer without being harsh if they carry the feature of Chihuahua. Reward them with treats and praise if they learn something and coordinate in a low pitch voice. Training and socialization are vital from the early age. Teach them to be a well-developed adult dog with proper etiquettes and obedience.
The dog should eat top quality dry kibbles according to its energy level and size. Food rich in nutrition and small meals served throughout the day. Homemade dishes can make the puppy happy and healthy.