A cross between a Boston Terrier and a Chihuahua are adorable pets that feel great in an apartment and are favorites of the whole family. Having received all the best from a cross between the two most popular dog breeds – Boston Terrier and Chihuahua, a multifaceted personality fits in a relatively small body. Let’s get to know this amazing designer breed!
Most Chibo Terriers tend to resemble Boston Terriers, although this is not always true. Each puppy is individual, it is not always possible to know in advance how it will look. Most often, the Chibo Terrier is small in size, 9 to 17 inches in height, and 10 to 15 pounds in weight. These dogs have a muscular body, a square head, and muzzle, sometimes wrinkles on the nose, and ears are erect, like a bat. The eyes are round, large, and bright, and the neck is thick but not very long. The coat is short, straight, and thick, silky to the touch. The coat is also water repellent and is available in colors such as black and white, cream, brown and white, white and cream. The chest is often white with a white spot and white feet. Chibo Terrier looks proud and wary.
The character of Chibo Terriers varies greatly depending on which parent this dog is more like, as well as the socialization. Usually this dog very inquisitive and friendly. Chibo Terrier is great for all family members. He is not afraid of travel and trips if only to be always close to the owner. Chibo Terrier does not show aggression, except that it can bark, notifying the owner of the arrival of strangers. With proper upbringing, such a pet does not spoil the owner’s things, does not relieve himself in the wrong places, and does not show importunity, although he loves to play in the company of the owner. For children, this dog is an excellent companion in games, the dog treats children with love and patience.
Friendly Chibo is happy to make friends with other pets, such a dog is able to frolic not only with dogs but also with cats. Minor conflicts sometimes arise between males, but in most cases, it does not come to a real fight.
Chibo Terriers usually do not attack strangers. This friendly animal would rather befriend and play with a stranger than bark at him.
Chibo Terriers are often restless, playful dogs, so training them is difficult unless the right approach is found. They are distinguished by high intelligence, if you approach their training competently, the lessons will be easy, the pet will quickly master the rules of behavior and commands.
The main rule of training is no shouting or physical punishment. Rough behavior on the part of the owner will discourage the dog, it may refuse further training altogether or will do everything reluctantly. If, after even minor success, praise the dog, he will try with zeal to continue to please in order to receive praise or a treat.
It is recommended to conduct classes in a special area next to other dogs. Thus, the dog will be able to observe the work of its relatives, as a result, training is easier, and commands are mastered faster.
The coat of Chibo Terriers is generally fine and short. She does not shed much and only needs a little maintenance. Periodic brushing with a stiff-bristled brush is sufficient to keep the coat in good condition. It is recommended to wipe the dog’s face daily with a damp cloth or cotton pad. Check eyes and skin regularly for infection and trim your nails in time. It is better to bathe Chibo Terrier as needed.
Chibo Terriers don’t need a lot of physical activity. Small walks satisfy their need for movement. And games will be very useful for the dog to get the attention it needs.
Chibo Terriers’ taste preferences are usually quite traditional. Representatives of this breed respect raw lean meat, offal, ocean fish fillets, as well as low-fat sour milk. Much fewer dogs like all kinds of fiber-containing additives like cereals (buckwheat, rice) and vegetables, but pets quickly get used to them. In the first year of life, when Chibo Terriers are actively developing their skeleton, the diet should include foods rich in collagen, for example, cartilage, as well as vitamin complexes with chondroitin. This dog should not be fed:
- sweets and confectionery;
- ice cream;
- any fatty meat;
- pearl barley and millet groats;
- River fish;
- tubular bones.
When choosing dry food, buy premium and super-premium food-grade, appropriate for the size, age, and energy level. You can consult your veterinarian for the best dietary brand. Food should always be rich in nutrients and served in small portions throughout the day.
Designer dogs are often carefully bred to avoid health problems that may plague their purebred parents. Potential owners really need to know what their new puppy might inherit, and in the case of the Chibo Terrier, this could include patellar dislocation, watery eyes, allergies, and deafness. Carefully monitor the health of the pet, if you suspect an ailment, seek help from a veterinarian. Chibo Terriers have a lifespan of 12-15 years.
Chibo Terrier has an unusually gentle and friendly character. He is playful and cheerful. Dogs of this breed can rarely be found dreamily lying on the sofa, on the contrary, they all the time run after the owner, happily wagging their tail, are always ready to catch a ball or jump over an obstacle in the form of a box or stool. Representatives of this designer breed, with early socialization, do not experience difficulties in communicating with other dogs, they are good at contact, not aggressive, moderately inclined to dominate.
Chibo Terrier is a dog ideal for family life, they quickly find a common language with both children and older people. They are very smart and self-sufficient. The owners note the good memory of these dogs, quick and lively mind.
Chibo Terriers are very individual. Some are energetic and often perform clownery, and some are calm and dignified “gentlemen”. There are stubborn and rebellious, while others are sweet and gentle companions. But overall, the Chibo Terrier is an absolutely adorable little dog!