Bostchon Dog Breed

  • Other names:
  • Boston Frise
Overview

The Bostchon has origins from the two parent breeds, the Bichon Frise and the Border Terrier. Bichon Frise are toy-sized dogs and Border Terrier are bred to be small dogs, and as a result, Bostchon can be anywhere from 9.2 to 15 inches high and weigh from 7.8 to 15.2 pounds. Each offspring will inherit different traits from his parent breeds.

Bostchon Breed Details

Breed Specs
TypeLifespanHeightWeight
Hybrid12-15 yrs.9¼-15 in.7-15¼ lbs
  • Friendliness
  • Overall
  • Family Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Stranger Friendly
  • Maintenance
  • Easy to Groom
  • Energy Level
  • Exercise Needs
  • General Health
  • Shedding Amount
  • Behavior
  • Barks / Howls
  • Easy to Train
  • Guard Dog
  • Playfulness
  • Watch Dog
  • Ownership
  • Apartment Friendly
  • Can Be Alone
  • Good for Busy Owners
  • Good for Novice Owners
  • Intelligence
* The more green the stronger the trait.

Below are the characteristics and traits for the Bostchon dog breed:

Bostchon Breed Description

The breed is extremely cheerful and playful, and is easily trained. The Bostchon is a playful and affectionate animal with a generally stable temperament. This breed can be aggressive toward strange dogs, but should get along fine with other family dogs and cats if they're raised with them. The Bostchon is loving, curious, and loyal.

While this mix will do well with older children who have respect for dogs, the Bostchon is not well suited for small children who might tease and chase it. The Bostchon has high energy levels and requires daily exercise. They are usually not an aggressive dog and do not make good guard dogs. Loyal, self-assured, and territorial, the Bostchon requires lots of training and socialization. Due to this breeds tiny size, they should not be left alone or unsupervised around larger dogs.

Bostchon Breed Recognition

The following dog breed registries and organizations recognize the Bostchon as a dog breed:

  • American Canine Hybrid Club
  • Designer Breed Registry
  • Designer Dogs Kennel Club
  • Dog Registry of America Inc.
  • International Designer Canine Registry