Boston Terrier

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Dog Ratings

5 Stars = Most Ideal; 1 Star = Least Ideal
Children
Children
Grooming
Grooming
Training
Training
New People
New People
Playful
Playful
Healthiness
Healthiness
Intelligence
Intelligence
Energy
Energy
Affectionate
Affectionate
Popularity
Popularity
Other Dogs
Other Dogs
Cats
Cats
Watchdog
Watchdog
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic
Shedding
Shedding

Dog Information

Body Size:
Small
Coat Type:
Short
Price:
$300 - $800
Lifespan:
13 yrs - 14 yrs
Weight:
10 lbs - 25 lbs
Height:
12 " - 15 "
Breed Group:
Terrier

Overview

The Boston Terrier is a small dog that will bring many years of joy and happiness into your life, you will not regret choosing this dog. The Boston Terrier, which may also be referred to as Boston Bull, Boston Bull Terrier, is a great small dog that you will easily fall in love with. If you want to know more about the dog you are looking into, it is best to start with their descendants, the Boston Terrier descends from English Bulldog and English White Terrier. The Boston Terrier is a great choice of small dog for your home as they will be around for 13 to 14 years! According the the American Kennel Club, the Boston Terrier is part of the Terrier breed group, which allows you to find other dogs that are similar to them. The Boston Terrier may be just the small dog that you are looking for, it has a high ranking in popularity, which is a great sign. The Boston Terrier may be the perfect dog for your lifestyle, continue reading to learn more and help you decide if this is the small dog for you!

Body Characteristics

The Boston Terrier is a Small size small dog with a build described as compact, well-muscled, short square body, and with small erect ears, making it the perfect dog for your home. The Boston Terrier can be as short as 12in or up to as big as 15in, making it the perfect size! The Boston Terrier can weight anywhere between 10lbs and 25lbs, but as with all animals, if they do not get their exercise they may exceed the average maximum. The Boston Terrier has a Short coat that can often be described as short and fine textured, making them perfect for being inside or outside pets. Those who are looking to buy one of the Boston Terrier will find that they are available in the colors of brindle and white, black and white, or brown and white.

Temperament

The Boston Terrier is a very smart dog that will always surprise you with the things it may learn how to do. The Boston Terrier is above average in training, thus it may not be surprising to you when they learn special tricks like opening the door! The Boston Terrier is an extremely playful dog, but is also calm at times and may deny your request to play if it is not in the mood. The Boston Terrier is above average in energy, it will constantly keep you on your toes trying to keep it calm and wearing it down to give you a break. The Boston Terrier is high rated in affection which is great for children that want to have a dog to sleep with them. If you are looking for a family dog then look no further, the Boston Terrier is GREAT with children and will do wonderful in your home. The Boston Terrier is a very friendly dog so it does well when meeting new people, but if it is tired or annoyed it may take some time. The Boston Terrier is an average watchdog, one day it may attack an intruder and the next day it may not be bothered by them. The Boston Terrier may not prefer to be around other dogs, but it is possible with time and patience that it can grow to like the other dogs around. It may some time, but the Boston Terrier can come around to enjoy the company of cats, but it will take some effort.

Maintanence

Many people love the Boston Terrier very much, but the amount of shedding deters them from choosing this pet to live in their home. The Boston Terrier is not hypoallergenic, it may not be a good choice for those who have a lot of allergies, especially to dogs. If you are looking for a dog that requires little grooming, then look no further, the Boston Terrier dog is the perfect choice. If you are looking for a dog that will have minimal health issues, the Boston Terrier is a great choice as is above average when it comes to health. As with all living things, there are some health issues that we may encounter, for the Boston Terrier these issues include Cataracts, Cherry Eye, Patellar Luxation, and Allergies. The Boston Terrier, like all dogs, will need to have routine visits to the vet and groomer, the upkeep for this dog is $1000 per year.

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