Hybrid Breed

Boston Terrier + Pomeranian


Boston Terrier and Pomeranian Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Boston Terrier-Pomeranian mix is a popular mixed breed, also known as the Bo-Pom. This mix is bred from the Boston Terrier and the Pomeranian, two small but quite active breeds. They are very dynamic and get a nice fur collar around their head, which gives them a cute look. They love to interact with family members and other dogs and need constant activity and attention. Even though these animals are usually considered very friendly and affectionate companions, they still need regular training and education methods to suppress behavioral problems.

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

Possible character traits of Boston Terrier and Pomeranian Mix - Such is probably his nature.

Boston Terrier-Pomeranian mix is a very popular dog breed that has become more and more popular in recent years. These loving, energetic dogs are loyal, playful and affectionate, but also confident and lively.

Boston Terrier Pomeranians are dedicated, adventurous, obedient and very intelligent. They have strong bonds with family members and can adapt well to new people and situations. They are also good with many pets and like to please everyone.

This mix tends to be stubborn and take on things that are important to them bigger than they actually are. Some owners also claim that the Boston Terrier Pomeranian often tries to take the reins into its own hands in terms of parenting. Generally dominant attitudes are not usually a problem, as long as owners* have empathy and patience.

Another characteristic of this particular breed is their exaggerated sensitivity. They react to all sounds and are quickly alarmed and frightened when they hear fearful voices or explore new environments. If you have a Boston Terrier Pomeranian, you need to help them overcome their fears by introducing them to different situations.

All in all, Boston Terrier Pomeranians are lively and lovable dogs that can adapt well to new people and environments. Although they have minds of their own, they are docile, intelligent and extremely sociable. If you are willing to spend the time and energy to understand and incorporate individual needs of the breed into their training, you will have a loyal companion for a lifetime.

What diseases can occur in Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix.

Boston Terrier Pomeranian mixes are known to be hardy and durable. However, there are some diseases that are inherent to this cross breed or can occur in certain situations. So, it is important that owners of this breed give their dogs regular vet checkups to catch any potential diseases early.

One of the most common problems in Boston Terrier Pomeranian mixes is atrophic protrusion of the eyeball. This disorder is caused by the combination of two genes that are present in the main line population of the Boston Terrier. In this eye disorder, the retina and choroid fail to heal properly. This can lead to loss of vision.

Another condition that occurs in this cross breed is progressive retinal atrophy. In this condition, the retina of the eye degenerates and vision gradually deteriorates. Another problem is Medial Dislocation Ulnar Elbow, in which the elbow of the Boston Terrier Pomeranian mix loosens and pain and limited movement occur.

In short, there are a number of different health problems that are common to Boston Terrier Pomeranian mixes. Therefore, owners of this breed need to be extra vigilant in order to identify and treat potential problems in a timely manner.

A Boston Terrier Pomeranian mixed breed has a short, dense coat that is usually smooth, soft and denser than a Boston Terrier's coat. There are different colors of the coat that can vary from light cream to deep black. The most popular colors for this breed are black and brown with a white chest, but there are also mixtures of gray and black, white and black, and various other colors. Some also have white markings on the head, chest and paws. This breed often has varied patterns on the coat as well, giving the dog a unique look.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

This mix breed combines the characteristics of a Boston Terrier and a Pomeranian. It is mostly medium in size and weighs an average of 4 kg. Its build is square and compact. The coat is often short and dense and may have different colors. The muzzle is faceted black and the tail is often bushy. The eyes are usually dark and the face is round. The legs are short and strong. As a rule, these mixed breeds have a size of 25-30 cm.

Fur length short - long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears
Tail stubby - rolled up
Anatomy muscular, slim, square
Size ♀ 12 - 44 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 43 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 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.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Numbness

    Often occurs in old age.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • A Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix usually reaches a shoulder height between 22 and 28 cm.

  • A Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix can live up to 16 years.

  • The coat of the Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix is usually of medium length and relatively dense.

  • The Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix is a very lively and adaptable dog who loves to play and spend time with his human.

  • The Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix needs regular grooming to stay healthy; but it does not need daily brushing.

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