The Bostinese is a cross between a Boston Terrier and a Pekignese. This cross is recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club and can be registered through their organization.
The Boston/Pekignese mix has a medium-to-long length coat, which may be smooth or wavy. The coat can be nearly any color. Regular brushing (every day or two) and occasional bathing (as needed) will keep their coats looking their best. They weigh between 10 and 22 pounds, and are 8 to 16 inches tall.
Boston Terrier/Pekignese mixes are alert and gentle, but independent. They generally make good pets, however, temperament can vary greatly. If they inherit the Boston Terrier temperament, they will tend to get along well with children and other pets in the home. If they inherit the Pekignese temperament, they may not be a great fit for a home with children or other pets.
They can be difficult to housebreak, but will respond well to gentle but firm, and consistent training. These dogs need a moderate level of exercise, either in a fenced yard or daily walks on a leash, to keep them healthy and happy.
Average life expectancy for this mix is 12 to 15 years.
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Winnie - Bostinese
She is almost solid black, just a little white on her belly and on her chin. She is the love of my life. She has a very strong personality. When we go …
Best dog I've ever owned! She is almost 2. Her mother is a Boston and her father is a pekingese. She weighs about 11 lbs has short brindle hair with white …
Daysie is 6 weeks old, her mom is a boston terrior and dad is a pekignese. She is a really pretty black and brown brindle. She is very smart, doing a awesome …
Picotine - Bostinese
Just adorable... I adopted her since 10 months at the SPCA in Montreal. She's about 3 years old :-) She lives with 2 other dogs: a pure pekingese and …
Boston Terrier mom - 12 lbs., 10 1/2" - born August 1, 2011 - Very intact personality. Pictures taken 7/24/12.
Just love her. She is great with my kids and my pug. She is 8 weeks old.
Our bostinese Ringo, is such a great dog. he is loving and very good with our 3 children. Such a great breed, we could not have ask for a better dog. Our …