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Bo-Chi Breed Information


Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
AKA: Chi-Bo, Boston Chi Parti, Bostonhuahua
Mispellings: Bo Chi

Living with a Bo-Chi

Personality: The Bo-Chi has a bold personality. They are very curious, outgoing and faithful dogs.

Temperament: The Bo-Chi is a friendly and active dog.

Family Dog: The Bo-Chi makes a wonderful family dog. They are typically great with everyone.

Shedding: The Bo-Chi sheds very little and mostly during the summer months.

Grooming: The Bo-Chi requires regular bathing and brushing to remove dead fur.

Training: The Bo-Chi is very easy to train.

Behavior: The Bo-Chi is a laid back dog who like to play on his terms.

Barking: The Bo-Chi is not considered a huge barker but they do like to let you know that someone is at the door.

Weather: The Bo-Chi does not do well in extreme heat or cold.

Exercise: The Bo-Chi requires a lot of room to run as they love lots of exercise.

Physical Ability: The Bo-Chi is an extremely athletic dog.

Living Conditions: The Bo-Chi makes a great indoor dog but they love to have a yard in which to run.

Bo-Chi Appearance

Appearance: The Bo-Chi has a Brindle coat with a white chest, blaze and paws. They typically resemble a small Boston Terrier. They have a proud and alert appearance.

Size: A fully grown Bo-Chi weighs around 10 to 15 pounds.

Companionship: The Bo-Chi makes a wonderful companion dog.

Head: The head of the Bo-Chi is square like a Boston Terrier's often with some wrinkles on the nose.

Eyes: The eyes of the Bo-Chi are big, round, bold, bright and expressive.

Ears: The Bo-Chi has "bat-like" ears. They are erect and larger than those of the Chihuahua, more resembling the Frenchi's, but without rounded tips.

Muzzle: The Bo-Chi has a square muzzle.

Teeth/Bite: The Bo-Chi often has the bulldog underbite.

Neck: The neck of the Bo-Chi is short to medium in length and thick.

Body: The Bo-Chi has a small, muscular body.

Forequarters: The forequarters of the Bo-Chi are stout and wide with the chest proudly desplayed.

Hindquarters: The hindquarters of the Bo-Chi can be slightly stretched back like a Boston Terrier's.

Gait: The Bo-Chi has a quick prancing trot but they are fast.

Feet: The Bo-Chi has small feet that should be in proportion with the body.

Tail: Some Bo-Chis have no tail while other have the corkscrew tail like the Boston Terrrier.

Color: The coat of the Bo-Chi can be many colors or color combinations. A Brindle coat is common in the Bo-Chi.

Coat: The Bo-Chi has a short, shiny coat.

Bo-Chi Health

Health: The Bo-Chi is a very health dog overall.

Eye Health: The Bo-Chi has very good eye health. They are not prone to weepy eyes like the Chihuahua.

Ear Health: The ears of the Bo-Chi require cleaning often.

Dental Health: The Bo-Chi may have an underbite which might present a slight problem later in life but softer food will take care of that.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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