Boston Terrier

Developed in Boston, MA and originally weighing up to 44 pounds, the Boston Terrier was bred down from the bull and terrier pit-fighting breeds.
Boston Terrier Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

15-17 Inches

WEIGHT

10-25 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

11–13 years

Boston Terrier Information

As their name implies, this breed was developed in Boston, Massachusetts. Originally weighing up to 44 pounds, the Boston Terrier was bred down from the bull and terrier pit-fighting breeds.

Highly intelligent, alert, and enthusiastic, the Boston Terrier is affectionate and loyal.

Boston Terrier Training

The Boston Terrier is eager and quick to learn. This breed responds to praise, fairness, firmness, patience, and consistency.  

Boston Terrier Grooming

The Boston Terrier has a coat that is fine in texture, short, glossy, and smooth. This breed is an average shedder.

Boston Terrier Health Issues

Boston Terriers are prone to such health issues as breathing difficulties, heart and skin tumors, and eye injuries. Cushing’s Disease is common in Boston Terriers

Breed Identification

COLORS

Brindle, Seal, Or Black With White Markings On Muzzle, Between Eyes, And Forechest, And Possibly Whi

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Up to 1 hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Mitral Valve Disease, Patellar Luxation, Cataracts, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Craniomandibular Osteopathy, Cushing's Disease

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