The Bospin is a cute designer dog, a cross between two purebred dogs the Boston Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher.
Boston Terrier X Miniature Pinscher = Bospin
These dogs are also known as the Miniature Boston Pinscher, and are affectionate and lovable dogs who make great family pets.
The Bospin, is the off-spring of the smooth haired Boston Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher, and can inherit physical traits and characteristics of either of these two parent breeds.
These dogs are small to medium sized dogs which can grow upto 12-15 inches in height and 15-25 pounds when fully grown. They have a muscular built with a a mesocephalic head, strong and lean legs, and a long tail. They have a narrow nose with a black muzzle and upright ears.
They have a short and smooth coat, but his looks will essentially depend on which is the more dominant breed. The short coat can may vary in color such as black, brown,or brindle, with black and white being a more common colour or a combination of any two colors.
Bospin Dog Pictures
Quick Information and Facts
|Other Names||Miniature Boston Pinscher|
|Color||Black, Brown with white spots, Brindle, Tan|
|Coat||Short and Soft|
|Breed Group||Companion Dogs|
|Size||Small - Medium Sized|
|Life Span/Life Expentancy||12-15 Years|
|Temperament||Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Courageous, Curious, Energetic, Friendly, Intelligent, Loving, Loyal, Outgoing, Social.|
|Good with Children||Yes|
|Good with Other Dogs||Yes|
|Litter Size||1-6 Puppies|
|Competitive Registration/Qualification Information||ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR|
Temperament & Personality
These dogs are small bundle of joys and their personality is a blend of their parents, the Boston Terrier and the Miniature Pinscher. These fun little bouncy dogs are quite loving, even-tempered, and crave for the family attention. They may be lazy at times and enthusiastic in others. They have an athletic built and are good at many canine sports.
They make excellent family pets and like to play with children and other animals. They rarely bark, and can get friendly with strangers, hence do not make good watch dogs.
Care ~ Exercise
The Miniature Boston Pinscher do not require lots of activity, but should still be kept active. They will adapt to the exercise schedule that is available to them. They may adopt a lazy tendency if you allow it but will be active if available.
An average 30 and 60 minutes of physical activity every day like walking, jogging, running or playtime in the park is advised, to keep your pet mentally and physically stimulated.
The short-haired Bospin is a low maintenance dog. The are low shedding and are not hypoallergenic dogs.
They should be brushed regularly to keep the natural oil in their skin evenly distributed. Bathe your pet occasionally only when he gets dirty, to keep him tidy and hygienic.
Apart from this the general grooming requirements like other dogs need to be followed. Clip their nails whenever they grow. Brush their teeth with a mild dog toothpaste and check and clean his ears too to make sure they are free of dirt and infection.
The Bospin is a fairly healthy dog breed with an average lifespan of 10-1 5 years. Though a crossbred dog suffers less health issues as compared to its parent’s lineage, still there are some issues which this breed faces;
- Collapsed Trachea
- Dental Problems
- Legg Calve Perthes Disease
The Bospin is an easy trainable dog. They are people pleasers and love to follow and obey commands.
Early socialization from puppy hood days is required to help them be well-rounded dogs. They will be even-tempered and will not shy away from children or strangers.
Obedience Training: Training them to obey commands like”come”, “sit”, “stay” is a mandate to bring their small dog syndrome under control.
Bospins are small dogs and need to be fed 2-3 small meals at regular intervals during the day. Try to feed your dog with high quality dog foods where meat may be the top ingredient.
Do not try to give him larger portion of meals at once, as your pet may have a tendency of over eating and may lead to obesity and weight issues.
Home made foods are always a wonderful choice for your pet and this can include meat, rice and vegetables. A
Always have fresh, cool water available and make sure you wash out the water bowl regularly. Get his diet advice from your vet once in a while, which will be appropriate for his size, age and weight.