Hybrid Breed

Boston Terrier + Dachshund


Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix - a hybrid breed.

The Boston Terrier and Dachshund are a unique mixed breed known as the Bobby Badger. This dog impresses with its lively and playful character. Bobby Badgers are small and roughly match the size ratio of a Boston Terrier. Their coats are fairly thick and of medium length, and the colors vary depending on the source breeds. They have friendly faces with long ears and an elongated head.

They combine the characteristics of both breeds into one unique dog and are a true favorite for their owners. Bobby Badgers are energetic, intelligent and obedient, but also playful and social. They are about an adventurous breed and love to be outside. This mixed breed needs a lot of attention to develop as well as possible.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - Germany
Life expectancy 10 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix - Such is probably his nature.

A Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix breed is a very special dog. They are generally very friendly, outgoing, affectionate and reliable. They are interested in everything that happens around them, curious and loyal. However, they can also become impatient and shy when overwhelmed.

They are usually bright and active, but sometimes terribly stubborn. They love to play lively games, but they also have short stamina. They are usually very lively and love to interact with their families and be adventurous. This makes them wonderful companions for families with children.

Thanks to their Boston Terrier genes, this mix tends to be very loud. They like to bark and announce to others that they are there, often for no reason. However, due to the Dachshund influence, they are usually very cautious and make sure not to aggressively threaten anyone.

They are generally very affectionate and love to spend time with other family members. They are intelligent and must have employment and training to be content and to control their behavior.

All in all, the Bo-Dach is a very loving, curious, loyal and outgoing dog that makes an excellent companion dog and, if given enough exercise and training opportunities, can be a perfect companion for many years.

What diseases can occur in Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix.

The Bo Dachshund is a rare and popular cross between the Boston Terrier and the Dachshund. Although they have grown in popularity in recent years, unfortunately not much is known about the health risks this hybrid possesses. It is important that owners* of a Bo-Dach mongrel know some of the known health problems so they can take appropriate action if necessary.

One of the most common health risks for this hybrid is respiratory disease. These can be caused by allergies, infections, imbalance of muscles in the head area, or abnormal nose shapes. It is important to record regular exams with the veterinarian and visit the veterinarian if signs or symptoms of respiratory disease appear.

Eye disease is another risk. Because these dogs come in at a lower body weight than other dog breeds, they can be more prone to eye problems. Many Boston Terrier Dachshunds have a congenital syndrome called entropion, in which the outer eyelids are curled and the eyelashes rub the eyes. His coat and long hair can also cause the eyes to become irritated. This can cause pain and an increase in tear flow. The veterinarian must be seen regularly to detect problems early and initiate appropriate treatments.

Diseases of the skeletal system pose a final risk. As with all dog breeds, injuries and diseases of the skeletal system can occur in Boston Terrier Dachshunds. These include problems such as a longer spine, hypoplasia, arthritis disease, and other forms of deformity. Owners should perform regular examinations to detect and treat injuries early.

It is important that owners* of a bo-roof understand the significance and potential health risks of such hybrids. Although many of these dogs are robust and long-lived, it is still important to perform regular examinations, vaccinations and laboratory tests to detect and treat potential diseases early.

A Boston Terrier and Dachshund mixed breed has a short, smooth coat in similar colors to the two base breeds. Most dogs of this breed have a light brown base color with black and/or reddish brown markings. Some dogs also have light colored facial masks. The coat is evenly distributed over the entire body and produces a silky appearance. The dogs of this breed are not susceptible to severe changes in temperatures or weather conditions, so they can stay outside even in winter.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

This mix breed is a small, medium weight dog. It weighs between 6kg and 9kg and is 18.5cm - 31.1cm tall. His build is slightly elongated and his ribs are well defined. He has short, close-fitting, glossy coat that can come in a variety of colors including black, white, brown and red. His head is broad and short with a prominent stop. His ears are short and wide, usually pointing forward. He has a pair of strong, straight legs and a compact torso that tends to be more of a sliding carriage shape. His tail is usually short and either cropped or thinly trimmed.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated - rough-haired
Ear shape Standing Ears - Floppy Ear
Tail stubby - short
Anatomy muscular, strong
Size ♀ 17 - 44 cm
Weight ♀ 7 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 43 cm
Weight ♂ 7 - 11 kg
Suitable For Children, Seniors
  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Spinal disorders

    However, as the dog ages, this elasticity can be lost and completely inhibited by diseases such as spondylosis.

  • Dachshund Paralysis

    By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • A Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix is a rare but highly desirable cross of any breed.

  • Bo-Dach can be Intelligent, friendly, attentive, alert and lively. They can also demand attention and are very loyal.

  • The size of a Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix varies depending on the parent breed, but most often the weight is between 10 and 25kg.

  • A Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix can vary, but typical characteristics are a long body and short head. Most often they have a medium sized, fluffy coat.

  • Grooming a Boston Terrier and Dachshund mix depends on the breed. It is important to do regular brushing and regular trimming to keep the skin and coat healthy. It is also important to go for regular veterinary checkups so that diseases can be detected and treated.

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