The "Brat" - Boston Terrier Rat Terrier Mix

A Boston Terrier Rat Terrier Mix, sometimes referred to as a "Brat" is a cross between a purebred Boston Terrier and a purebred Rat Terrier, each with known lineage. This hybrid is NOT yet recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club, the main hybrid breed club and registry service.

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ozzy 
He's a brindle and white Brat. I got him today. I took him back to the breeder's to think about it, but he let out this ridiculous cry and I took him home …

Rascal 
Rascal is 12 yrs old this year, I got him at around 3 mos. old. He was (and still is) very active. He loves running and jumping, car rides, cuddling …

Ellie 
Ellie was rescued from Southern Illinois by Wright Way Rescue in Niles, IL. Don't know which parent was which - she has a golden brindle Boston tuxedo …

Demon 
He is the most fun.You never know what he is going to do to make you laugh.He prefers to play with cat toys. When Demon wants to snuggle, he becomes a …

chloe 
Loyal, lovable, eager to please, playful, and amazingly is best friends with our cat.

Ruby 
The first time we saw Ruby, she was a stray dog dodging cars on a rural mountain road one cold rainy February day. Her face was scarred, possibly from …

All Puppies Chew 
All puppies chew until they are about 2 years of age. Some more than others because they cut teeth longer. These are like babies, if their gums hurt …

We have a litter of Brats 
We are now in Temple Texas. Hi - We have a liter of Brat Terriers. We had Bostons and our male got out and we lost him. A friend brought us a Rat Terrier …

Maggie 
Here's more about Maggie the Brat Terrier she is very playful and gets rowdy when playing. she has this thing about wanting to bite my feet and as cute …

Maggie - Boston/Rat Terrier 
I found Maggie on craigslist. All it said was "Boston Terrier mix puppies"; small re-homing fee. I contacted them, and they said that they no longer required …

Charlie 
We found Charlie on Craigslist one Saturday afternoon, and it was love at first sight! He was fairly easy to house train, and is eager to please. We take …

sammy 
sammy is a four year old male, that we adopted from a rescue shelter. he had beenmisstreated by someone. when we got him he was thin and had bbs in his …

tink 
i have a 2 year old brat and she is just that.she is brindle colored and has a little white tip on the end of her tail..one side of whiskers are white …

Taz 
We loved our dog taz he was mixed with rat terrier and Boston terrier.but he passed away three years ago from a motorcycle acident we were crushed that …

Atticuess Brown 
He is a boston/Rat Terrier. He has a fun-loving, outgoing, hyper, jumpy type of personality I just love it. He loves going to the dog park and racing all …

Sammy - Boston/Rat Terrier 
We found Sammy in a dog rescue center. Someone had thrown him out of a moving car onto a paved parking lot. We have had Sammy for a year now and while …

Cinder - Boston Rat Terrier 
Cinder is an 11 lb. one year-old ball of energy. She is marked just like a the classic black & white Boston terrier but has a pointed nose. She has the …

Shiver 
She is a Beautiful red brindle almost 3 year old female Brat. She is very friendly, loves car rides, treats, and sleeping with me at night! shes a cuddler. …

Daizie May 
I rescued her as a puppy from a man who left her without food, water & proper shelter. I had her for two years. About 8 months ago I had to put her to …

Samara Trax 
Samara, AKA, Trax is a 2 year old female Boston/Rat Terrier rescue. She is all black except the white on her belly and chest. She has light blue eyes that …

Sophie 
I got her from the local rescue society, who thought she was a badly-bred puppy-mill "purebred" Boston. I could see at once there was a PROBLEM with this …

sally (manders) 
she was born feb 24th 2009, and we got her when she was almost 3 months, its august 30th now, and well 4 months have passed and she has been our little …

more of PittyPat & Roscoes Puppies 
I am not sure how I got back here lol But I am posting a Photo so you can see them again. Email us if interested in buying one. Thanks

Another of the PittyPat & Roscoe Puppies 
Mama is Boston Dad is Rat Terrier.

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PittyPat, Roscoe & Puppies 
Hi - We have a liter of Brat Terriers. We had Bostons and our male got out and we lost him. A friend brought us a Rat Terrier to sell for her and we ended …

Dafney 
We at first provided a foster home for this pup through a local rescue group. She inherited the brindle pattern of the Boston and the body style and shape …

Princess Marie 
I have a two year old rat/boston terrier mix. She is black and white and loves me to death. She loves sleeping under blankets.

Lexi - Brat (Boston Rat Terrier Mix) 
A lady had bred this Brat (Boston/Rat Terrier) litter to sell, with no luck. She took 5 to the shelter and Lexi was the last to be adopted. I asked the …

Chester 
Chester is a 3 year-old neutered male Boston/Rat Terrier mix (Brat). He is very active and loves to play ball. He is usually well-behaved, but does have …

Truffles 
Truffles was (06/13 deceased) a very laid back dog. Truffles was a boston terrier and a rat terrier mix. He hardly barked. Truffles loved to take bathes …

Scooby 
We've had Scooby for about 7 years now, since he was a puppy. He's a very intelligent Boston Terrier/Rat Terrier mix with some pit bull in his lineage …

Maddog 
Maddog is a 3 year old full blooded Brat terrier. His father Duke 3rd was a full blooded Rat terrier. His mother Dumbass was a full blooded Boston terrier. …

Maggie 
I adopted Maggie from the pound. She is an amazing dog! She is always by my side or near by. For the most part she listens very well and is eager to please. …

Rock-O  
He is a 10 week old puppy,very hyper, lovable, playful. Gets along great with my cat and other dogs.. potty training has been a task.. still not house …

Sophie 
Sophie is 2 years old, we got her at five weeks old. She is smart and affectionate, stubborn and willful, and the most amazing dog! She developed an …

Fosco a/k/a Foscotron 
Foscotron turned 1 in November 2012. We got him from a litter of 9 at 9 weeks. He's the most fun-loving dog I've known (and my first). He's a healthy 27 …

Belle 
She's is a little fireball. She is a big jumper-she likes to jump from the couch to the chair. She is a big chewer though but all puppies are. She's a …

Bandaid 
Bandaid's mother is a full blooded Boston Terrier and father is a full blooded Brat Terrier. Bandaid (female) is 6 months old She is lovable, kind,playfull …

Johnny 
He is also half chihuahua, 13lbs and is white with speckles! He looks like a bat and is such a good boy! We LOVE him to bits!!!!

Winston 
Winston is now 2 years old and 26 pounds. We got him at about 9 weeks and 8 pounds. As a young puppy he used his mouth a lot, nipping, and kids were a …

Winston 
Winston is now 2 years old and 26 pounds. We got him at about 9 weeks and 8 pounds. As a young puppy he used his mouth a lot, nipping, and kids were a …

Reba 
Reba is now 2 years old and is a great dog!

Buddy 
Buddy is our daughters dog. He is a Boston/Rat cross. She got him at 3 months old. Now at 3 1/2 years old. He is a brindle, and 27.7 pounds. Buddy loves …

Buster 
Buster's mom is half Rat Terrier & Boston Terrier, his dad is pure breed Boston Terrier. Buster is 10 weeks old now, we've had him since 5 1/2 weeks. …

Broccoli  
We've got Broccoli, a female Boston/Rat terrier mix, in February 2011 when she was eight-weeks-old. It's good to know this mix isn't so uncommon as our …

Sophie - Boston Terrier/Rat Terrier 
Sophie is very headstrong and stubborn. We got her when she was almost 2 years old and she quickly became the alpha of the house. She loves to play and …

Baxter 
Baxter is a 5-year-old Boston Terrier/Rat Terrier mix. Great personality. Loves to play fetch; very ball driven. Baxter has consistently been around 40-42 …

Cricket 
Oh my gosh, Cricket is my EVERYTHING!! I adopted her 7 years ago. She is 10 now and looks and acts 3 still! She is EXTREMELY intelligent. There is really …

More On PittyPat and Roscoe 
This is Brownie, He is Brindle & White, No Tale. He has his shots and wormed.He was reserved, but they could not pass the 3 references required. He was …

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Sunshine 
I LOVE my little Sunshine! She is so sweet. She is the coolest dog I've ever known. She is smart and friendly. She was quite easy to train as she picked …

Rambo 
He is very active and playful. Loves to cuddle and be around his owners all the time. Very eager to please us, so training has been a breeze with him. …

Pheobe 
Pheobe was a brat terrier mix and the LOVE of my life! We got my babygirl at 8 weeks old and she was black and white and mostly looked like a boston except …

Espy- Boston & Rat Terrier Mix 
Espy is the BEST dog we have EVER owned! We got her from a friend 10years ago. She was VERY easy to house break, ALWAYS eager to go in the truck, LOVES …

Hades 
I just got my little puppy about a week ago. She is 8 weeks old and the cutest little thing ever. She loves to snuggle and although shes extremly tiny …

Serenity 
My dog Serenity is a Brat (Boston Terrier/Rat Terrier mix) I have a website about American Brat Terriers. Anyone can join this website at www.serenitybrat.webs.com. …

Serenity 
This is my female Brat Puppy, at 5 and a half months old. Shes black and white, very friendly. Shes a great active little dog with a good personality. …

Mia 
She give the true meaning to Brat, lol, but I couldn't trade her for anything in the world. She is a very sweet dog and very protective. Although she is …

Diamond 
He's a playful little guy. He's obsessed with tennis balls, loves people more than dogs. He LOVES to eat. His favorites are apples. He'll do just about …

Ziggy 
I had one of the finest Brats, Ziggy. He is no longer with us. I am looking for another. The gal that bred him in NH is no longer breeding them. They …

Rusty 
He's a year old now. Not hard train to pee outside. Had no problems training to sit. But has yet to learn to fetch or shake, however I am going to try …

Scooter 
i have a boston terrier mixed wit a mixd rat terrier...he's a tiger strip mixed with white color puppy...he weighs approx.12lbs....he is only five mnths …

REBEL 
WE GOT OUR {BRAT} REBEL TODAY FROM A NEIGHBOR SHE NO LONGER COULD CARE FOR HIM WITH 4 SMALL CHILDREN. HE LOOKS TO BE MAYBE 8WKS OR SO. HE SEEMS TO BE A …

Dixon 
He is full of energy, beautiful, and very smart! i love him more than anything in the world

Jackson 
Jackson is a rescue dog but the consensus is that he's a BRAT!! What an appropriate name. He is a crazy jumper, light on his feet, but timid. Its a strange …

Lady Bird 
We fostered then adopted through our local spca. She's sweet and cute as a button. She's "Mommy's baby." She gets along with our other two dogs that are …

Jackson 
He is 5 months old. We also have two Bostons (1 male, 1 female), 1 (female) minature dachshund. Jackson loves all of them but especially Abigail the …

Buddy - Boston / Rat Terrier 
Buddy is a highly intelligent dog and very energetic; plays well with other dogs. He is a very good watch dog. He loves to sun himself and chases after …

Oreo - Boston Terrier/Rat Terrier mix? 
Oreo is a boston terrier/rat terrier mix, we think. He is 14 weeks old. Oreo is a funny, very active and loves to follow me . He loves to go for car …

Reba - Brat Terrier 
Reba is a brat terrier, she is 10 weeks old and a lover. She is so sweet and very smart. She already sits and comes. She loves the treadmill, we do a 20 …

Rudy 
adopted Rudy 5 days ago. He's 5 months old. He gets along well with my other dogs and cat and kids . He's a very intelligent, athletic, outgoing, confident, …

Ozzie 
His nickname is "sniffeys" and he is great with our purebread pitbull and german shephard mix with pitbull. He is 3 years old now and we got him when he …

Lucy 
Lucy is about 6 years old and I've had her since I bottle raised her from 4 weeks. I had previously owned a half brother of hers (same Boston Dam, Different …

Patches 
She is a fast runner, does tricks, and likes to jump on the bed and relax. She is black and white and is a boston and rat terrier mixed.

luta it means scarlet in lakota.  
scarlet brindle and a red nose. green gold eyes. she is so sweet. she is a lil beauty

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Jewel  
She is a total sweetheart. Jewel is a great dog guard even though she is small. She is very protective of anyone she is laying by. Jewel is about 10 years …

Rollie 
He is 3 months old and has body type of Boston Terrier, markings of Rat Terrier. Very loving and playful, not at all destructive. He is a joy to have around …

ISAAC 
I got Isaac this past summer. He is the best dog ever, even if I do say so myself and even though he ate two of my cell phones. He has learned 15 commands …

Panda  
This is Panda. I rescued her from LCARF in South Hampton on Long Island. She came from South Carolina and was heart worm positive. She was very misbehaved …

Rascal 
Hi, I was the proud owner of what I named a BugRat. A Rat Terrier mix rarely found and to my knowledge the mix is "unnamed", so I will take the claim …

Daisy 
Daisy is my 9 year-old Boston/Rat Terrier mix. She loves peanuts, sleeping on the couch, and belly rubs. Her underbite is adorable in my opinion. :) She …

Panda 
I rescued her in June and she is a whole lot of fun. Panda and my female boxer are best friends and my Brat is tough enough to take her on! They love …

Henry 
He is a 15 month old Brat. I adopted him at 4 months old. He is very active as he should be as a puppy. I walk a lot in the woods, he has hiked long …

GRACIE 
GRACIE WAS JUST ADOPTED LAST NIGHT AND IS A BEAUTIFUL MIX OF MY TWO FAV. BREEDS. IS IS FUN AND ENERGETIC YET HAPPY AND CARE FREE.

Nora 
Nora is a sweet 9 month old puppy who loves people and other dogs. We have had absolutely no problems with her. I did have her in puppy classes - 2 sessions, …

Blaze  
This is one of two "brats" we have. She is 6 months old and lives with our family (along with her sister). I wouldn't trade them for anything, even when …

Boston / Rat Terrier 
Tj - He truly is a Brat. :) He is 4 years old, and still a puppy, with an endless amount of energy. I do not recommend these dogs to just anyone. They …

Abu 
Abu was 4 in June and is one of the most intelligent and best mannered dogs that I have ever been around. His salt and pepper snout, along with his demeanor, …

Rocky 
He is 2 yrs old and smart as a whip. Very lovable, a great watch dog, and loves to play fetch!

Sophie 
2lb 6 weeks old Brat Terrier Sophie is a little ball of energy. Smart, curious and the fast puppy in the entire dog park.

Bruno 
Bruno is a 5 year old Boston/Rat terrier mix. We found him on a website of rescued dogs. What an adorable "Boy". He loves to chase and eliminate the …

Radar 
Radar is a 2.5 yr. old Male. He is absolutely a doll. He weighs 22 lbs.and has so much personality. He lives with his big brother Harley, a pit-lab …

Shiver 
She's a gorgeous red brindle female about a year and a half old

Miles 
Miles has the clever and rambunctious nature of a Rat Terrier, but lacks neurotic "terrier" qualities like excessive barking, licking, chewing etc. He …

Rosie and Buddy 
My niece has a pure bred boston terrier and a pure bred rat terrier. The 2 dogs mated and had 2 litters, I have a female from the 1st litter and a male …

Fiona 
We have a Brat Terrier named Fiona. She is just over a year and half. She is the most hyper dog we have ever seen. She loves to play with everyone - …

Lola 
Lola is a 7 month old Boston/Rat Terrier mix that was given to us. We also have a purebred Pug that is 2 years old, and a Chi/Wired Hair Terrier mix who …

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