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Boston Terrier

The little American gentleman among dogs!

Country of Origin: United States

Dog Group: Non-sporting dog breeds

Origin of Name: This dog is the United States of America many breeds in older dogs. the United States of America canine scientist James Watson that Terrier name is not correct, and changed its name to " Boston terrier ". Finally by the United States until 1983 the Boston club to register to obtain recognition.



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Tendency to Bark:


Breed Info

Life span: 13 to 15 years

Availability: Easy to get

About Boston Terrier:
The Boston Terrier is a medium purebred known for being affectionate, aggressive, friendly, gentle, intelligent, lively, and playful. The most common colors for Boston Terriers are black, brown, and white. To keep it healthy, it will need to get exercise regularly. The Boston Terrier commonly participates in agility and competitive obedience.

The history of the breed dates back to the 19th century when these dogs were known as the Reedwater or the Coquetdale Terrier, after the places where these dogs were first used.

Now the breed is called the Border terrier because this is an area on either side of the Cheviot Hills, known as the Border country or the area between England and Scotland. There farmers relied on their sheep and wild game for their food sources and the two major problems to their subsistence was foxes and vermin.

In 1930, they were recognized by the AKC and continue to remain extremely popular in England today. As of 2012, the breed ranks number 86 with AKC.


Visits to Groomer-Low



Tolerance to heat-Get a heatstroke

Tolerance to cold-Loves snow

Exercise Requirement-Lots

Hair & Coat

Under Coat-No

Colour- Black & White, Brown & White, Brindle & White, Seal & White

Coat Type- Smooth

Hair Length-Short

Hair Density-Sparse


Boston Terriers are generally healthy, but like all breeds, they're prone to certain health conditions. Not all Boston Terriers will get any or all of these diseases, but it's important to be aware of them if you're considering this breed.


Cherry eye

Patellar Luxation

Heart murmurs


Brain tumors



Reverse sneezing


The Boston Terrier is a friendly and lively dog. The breed has an excellent disposition and a high degree of intelligence, which makes the Boston Terrier an incomparable companion. Even though they were bred to be a working dog, they love people and make excellent pets if their owners provide the exercise and stimulation that they require.

Training & Intelligence
They are intelligent, independent by nature and easily trainable. They have excelled in agility and even do well as therapy dogs. They make good family pets and do fine around children providing the children have been taught how to respect and treat the dog.

Litter Size- 3 to 4 puppies (approximately)

Complication in Breeding-No

Boston Terrier are healthy and sturdy breed . A dog takes around 18 months to reach his or her full height and structure. It is advisable to breed your dogs after at least two years of age. Before mating, it will be advisable to see the medical history of the mate to rule out any medical conditions that may be transferred genetically. If you are a first timer at breeding then taking a vets help.

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