Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier


The Boston Terrier was originally developed in the late 1800s in Boston. Originally bred to be a fighting dog nowadays he is a gentle and affectionate companion. The average height of a Boston Terrier is 1 foot to 1 foot, 3 inches weighing about 10 to 25 pounds. They have a lifespan of 13 to 15 years.


The Boston Terrier which is also known as the “American Gentleman” is a life enjoying dog which can be a great family dog. He is very devoted, full of fun, loving and loyal. Being very intelligent he is highly trainable even though sometimes he can be a bit stubborn. The Boston Terrier loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Boston Terrier is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference. Overall the Boston Terrier is a great family pet that will always protect his owner and his family and will do all his best to please and entertain them.

Boston Terrier Training:

Boston Terrier is a very intelligent dog breed. They can learn new commands very quickly which makes them quite easy to train. Usually they enjoy any type of activity so training will not be a problem for them. In fact it can be something that they will really enjoy.

Boston Terrier Shedding:

To be honest, the Boston Terrier is shedding a lot of hair. You cannot do anything to stop this but if you want to prevent having hair all over your home you should do proper brushing every day. Keep in mind that with a proper brushing you will rarely find hair on your couch, carpets and other places in your home.

Boston Terrier Grooming:

The Boston Terrier, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Boston Terrier History:

The Boston Terrier was originally bred in the late 1800s in Boston, Massachusetts to be a new top dog-fighting breed. This breed was obtained by crossing Bulldogs with the now extinct English White Terrier however this is not a certain fact and couldn’t be proved to be 100% true.

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