Boston Cattle Dog

Boston Cattle Dog

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:12-15 Years

Boston Cattle Dog Build Information

The Boston Cattle Dog is the resulting cross from mixing the Australian Cattle Dog with the Boston Terrier. They are medium in size with a short coat that can come in a variety of colorations, commonly white in combination with black or brown.

Size:Medium
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The mix makes them good for family dogs as both parent breeds are gentle and patient with children and other pets. The Boston Cattle Dog is intelligent, but may show a stubborn streak during training and thus require a firm and strong leader. They have a good deal of energy and are lively so daily exercise and play are necessary to keep them happy and in shape.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Energy Level:Active
Good to Other Pets:Very Friendly
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Chocolate, White
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Boston Cattle Dog Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Easy
Pointing Breed:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Agile/Zippy:Yes