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Overview of Boston Terrier



Boston Terrier dog breed is Pure breed Small in size. Fur of Boston Terrier is short,sleek, shiny and straight with crisp white markings . Basic origin of Boston Terrier is United States of America. Boston Terrier is Good With Children and Easiest to train, Boston Terrier is commonly Friendly, bright, amusing, and adaptable. According to American Kennel Club Boston Terrier is 23rd most popular breed of America. The Boston Terrier is a gentle breed that typically has a strong, and friendly personality. Bostons are generally eager to please their owner and can be easily trained. They can be very protective of their owners, which may result in aggressive and territorial behavior toward other pets and strangers. The breed requires only a minimum amount of grooming. While originally bred for fighting as well as hunting rats in garment factories, they were later down bred for companionship. They are not considered terriers by the American Kennel Club, however, but are part of the non-sporting group. Both females and males are generally quiet and bark only when necessary, though early training in this regard is essential. Their usually sensible attitude towards barking makes them excellent choices for apartment dwellers. They enjoy being around people, get along well with children, the elderly, other canines, and non-canine pets, if properly socialized.
Boston Terrier is available in Brindle, seal, or black with white markings and Tan Colors. Colors.

Height and weight of Boston Terrier

Adult Male of Boston Terrier is about 8 - 25 lb and adult female of Boston Terrier is about 6 - 22 lb in Weight.
Height of Boston Terrier is commonly 9 - 15 inches.

Common Health Issues of Boston Terrier


Boston Terrier has tendency to suffer from cataracts, luxating patellas, deafness, heart murmur, mast cell tumors, and allergies.  

Appearance of Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are compactly built, well proportioned with erect ears, short tails, and a short muzzle that is generally free of wrinkles.

Working Class of Boston Terrier

Basically Boston Terrier is Companion dog but is also used as Watch dog.

Training of Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Boston Terrier.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Boston Terrier should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Boston Terrier

Daily exercise for your Boston Terrier is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Boston Terrier is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Boston Terrier with children and other pets

Good with children of all ages but may agressive with other pets, early age socialization training may rectify this issue.

Special instructions related to your Boston Terrier

In the past, Bostons were primarily pit fighting dogs, but with their friendly and happy temperament they quickly moved into the houses and became a companion and rat hunter. In modern days, aside from an excellent companion breed, the Boston Terrier also excels in all sorts of canine sports.

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