Caring for a Baussie
Feeding: The Baussie eats quite a bit. Care should be taken to monitor their weight.
Living with a Baussie
Family Dog: The Baussie is best suited for older children.
Shedding: The Baussie sheds very little.
Grooming: The short coat of the Baussie requires no grooming aside from the occasional bath. They have very little doggie smell.
Training: The more trouble you give this dog the more they will do it. You may have to use re-conditioning training by rewarding good behaviour and ignoring bad behavior. The Baussie can easily be taught new things, but can just as easily unlearn what they have been taught.
Behavior: The Baussie can be a very bossy and demanding dog. They are very nippy as a puppy and need to be trained young.
Barking: The Baussie likes to bark at other animals.
Exercise: The Baussie is a highly energetic dog that needs lots of stimulation both inside and outdoors. It is important to keep toys around the house or they get bored and may destroy furniture. Baussies have a strong pull while walking so proper training should be done early.
Living Conditions: The Baussie is not an outdoor dog. If left outside it may become aggressive and feel abandoned.
Appearance: The Baussie is a bit bigger than the Boston Terrier with the look of the Australian Shepherd.
Size: The Baussie is a small to medium dog weighing about 25 to 40 pounds.
Body: The Baussie has a very muscular body.
Color: The coat of the Baussie can be black, white, brown or gray.
Coat: The Baussie has a short coat.
Characteristics: The Baussie is a very intelligent dog. They can be a bit of a bully around other dogs and are very energetic. They would be well suited for dog agility but can be affectionate when they see you feeling down. They have strong hearding instinct and may trip you while you are walking.
Eye Health: The Baussie is prone to eye disease because of the 'bug eye' trait from the Boston Terrier. In real cold weather they tend to have vessel buldge in the eyes.
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** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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