If you’re searching for a doodle that is both fun-loving and loyal, but also playful and sometimes stubborn, a bossi-poo may be the perfect dog for you. Bossi-poos are one of the newer doodle breeds, so you might have never heard of it before. Here are some of the top questions and answers about bossi-poos.
What are the parent breeds: Poodle + Boston terrier
Do bossi-poos shed? Yes, but not much.
How big do bossi-poos get? Depends on the size, but generally between 22-55 pounds
How much is a bossi-poo? $500-1200
How long do bossi-poos live? 13-15 years
What’s a bossi-poo’s temperament? Friendly, playful
Do bossi-poos shed?
Because a bossi-poo is a mix between a poodle and a Boston terrier (a breed that sheds), bossi-poos do shed. However, they don’t shed nearly as much as purebred Boston terriers, and compared to other dog breeds, they don’t shed as much.
Because there are different types of bossi-poos (f1 bossi-poos, f1b bossi-poos, f2 bossi-poos, etc.), your dog will shed according to the type of doodle you own. More specifically, it depends on the percentage of poodle vs. Boston terrier in your dog. If your dog is more poodle, it won’t shed as much as if it was a higher percentage of Boston terrier.
Bossi-poos generally have one of two coat types. They either have a coat that’s tight and curly (like the coat of a poodle), or they have hair that is straight and hard (like the Boston terrier).
Are bossi-poos hypoallergenic?
No dog breed is ever truly 100% hypoallergenic. All dogs have fur that can shed, making it a potential issue for people who have allergies. Despite being completely hypoallergenic, bossi-poos are an allergy-friendly dog breed.
This is due to the incorporation of poodles into the breed mix. Pet dander, saliva, and urine are the three elements that produce allergic reactions. Luckily, poodles have only a single coat with low dander, and their fur is non-shedding. Therefore, if your bossi-poo is more poodle than bossi-poo, your pet will be more allergy-friendly. In other words, a F1b bossi-poo will be more allergy friendly than a f1 bossi-poo.
How big do bossi-poos get?
When it comes to bossi-poo size, they are generally medium-sized dogs. Although it depends on what type of poodle was involved in the breeding (toy, medium, standard), bossi-poos are generally between 25-55 pounds.
How much does a bossi-poo cost?
Pricing for bossi-poos depends on a number of factors, although a general price tag will fall between $500-1200.
How long do bossi-poos live?
In general, bossi-poos will live between 13-15 years. There are a few factors that can result in outliers, however. Smaller dogs, for example, usually live longer than larger dogs. An increased lifespan can also be attributed to crossbreeding (crossbred dogs usually outlive their purebred counterparts) along with purchasing a dog from a reputable breeder.
What’s a bossi-poo’s temperament?
Because both of the purebred parents are friendly and active, a bossi-poo is a friendly, companion-oriented dog that is great around families, young children, and even senior citizens. They also love playing and learning new tricks.