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Boston Huahua

History

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.

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Facts About Boston Huahua

Breed Group Watchdog, toy dog, companion dog
Breed Type Crossbreed
Country of Origin NA
Other Names Bostonhuahua, Chi-Bo,Chihuahua Boston Terrier mix, Boston Chi Parti, Bohuahua,  Mix, Bo-Chi,brindle boston terrier
Size Small
Height 9 to 15 inches
Weight 6 to 15 lbs
Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information ACHC, IDCR, DRA
Shedding Minimal
Hypoallergenic Yes
Litter Size NA
Color White, Brindle,  Cream, Black & White, White & Brown
Life Expectancy 12-15 years
Coat Dense, silky, short, water-resistant
Price $500-$800

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.

Care

Exercise

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.

Grooming

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.

Health Problems

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.

Training

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.

 

Feeding

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.

 

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