Is a Boston Terrier the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Boston Terrier

Choosing a Boston Terrier as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Small impressive looking dogs who often prefer the company of their owners to other dogs. Not demanding with a gentle demeanour.

Suitable Owners

Good nature, gentle owners who are eager to play and socialise with their pets.
Origins

Bred mostly as companions unlike most other terriers.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

Terrier group / Utility group
Coat:

Smooth, fine coat.
Grooming:

The Boston Terrier has a fastiduos nature and requires very little grooming.
Average Height:

38-43 cms.15-17 ins.
Average Weight:

7-12 kgs. 15-25 lbs.
Colour:

Black or brindle with white markings.
Temperament:

Good natured sociable dogs who get on with people and other animals.

 

 Exercise:

Medium exercise requirements, not as demanding as many other breeds.
 
Average Lifespan: 

13 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Short noses lead to breathing difficulties which can cause snoring. Bulbous eyes can be prone to injury.

Potential Health Concerns


Can be prone to cataracts, deafness, heart disorders and epilepsy.
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