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Boston Terrier

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A 1.5 year-old Boston Terrier.
A brindle Boston
Boston Terriers have friendly, very strong, lovable, unforgettable personalities. Bostons can range in temperaments from those that are eager to please their master to those that are more stubborn. Both can be easily trained given a patient and assertive owner.

While originally bred for fighting, they were later down bred for companionship. The modern Boston Terrier can be gentle, alert, expressive, and well-mannered. It must be noted however, that they are not considered terriers by the American Kennel Club, but are part of the non-sporting group.

Boston Terrier is something of a misnomer. They were originally a cross-breed between the Old English Bulldog and the English White Terrier. Both breeds are now extinct.

Boston Terriers are typically small, compactly built, well proportioned dogs with erect ears, short tails, and a short muzzle that should be free of wrinkles. The head is in proportion to the size of the dog and the expression indicates a high degree of intelligence.

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"i love my dog bobby"


"My boston terrier tucker is the best thing that came into my life after my other dog Emily died from having chocolate "


"Very good! I love my Boston Terrier, Toby, I rescued him and he's made my day ever since! "

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Boston Terrier Facts

The name of the domestic breed...
Boston Terrier
The area where the animal first came from...
North America
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal...
43cm (17in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is...
11kg (25lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for...
15 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Black, Red, Brown, White, Tan, Grey
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts...
Strong, friendly and devoted
The level of house-training needed for the animal...
Should be trained from an early age in a patient and understanding way