Boston Terrier

INR 15,000 - 60,000
Breed Group : Non-Sporting Group
Origin : United State
The Boston Terrier is a breed of dog originating in the United States and was accepted in the year 1893. They are generally found in either black, brindle or seal with white markings. Boston Terriers are small and compact in size, having short tail and erect ears. They are highly intelligent and can be very easily trained. Their friendly nature does not completely eliminate their, sometimes stubborn attitude. Their intelligence and friendly behavior makes them a very popular household dog breed.

The Boston terrier breed originated around 1870. They belonged form a Bull and Terrier type lineage. Bred down in size from fighting dogs of the Bull and Terrier types, the Boston Terrier originally weighed about 20 kg. The breed was first shown in Boston in 1870.

There have been very few breeds to have originated in United States, Boston Terriers being one of them. The Boston Terrier was the first non-sporting dog bred in the US.

Over the time, the Boston Terriers have lost most of their ruthless desire for mayhem, preferring the human companionship. But some males may still challenge other dogs if they feel their territory is being invaded.

The Boston Terriers have been known for their lively and friendly personality. They are very gentle and extremely affectionate dogs, who can sometimes show a stubborn behaviour as well. Their loving & outgoing personality makes them very good therapy dogs as well.
They are very affectionate with children and get along well with people of all ages. Children must always be educated on how to behave with dogs & should not be left unattended with them. Although they are very gently and loving, but they can also be scrappy due to their terrier heritage.
  • Inteligence

    The Boston Terrier is an intelligent dog breed with a friendly personality.

  • Guard Dog

    They are sensible towards barking & make decent watch dogs.

  • Good with kids

    Their affectionate behavior helps them become good friends with kids.

  • Good With other pets

    On proper socialization, they get along well with other dogs & cats.

  • Energy level

    The Boston Terriers are active and energetic dog who are lively and playful.

  • Ease of training

    They are intelligent dogs & can be trained easily, but can be stubborn at times as well & require consistency while training.

Boston Terrier is an active and energetic dog breed, which is generally healthy but can be affected by some health issues. Not all Boston Terrier’s get affected by these diseases, but it is good to know about them, especially if you wish to have one as your companion dog.
Boston Terriers have a sensitive digestive system, which can create create problems in the absence of good quality food and proper diet. Corneal ulcers are also common in Boston Terriers due to their large & prominent eyes. Bostons may be prone to snoring and reverse sneeze.
  • Exercise need

    These are energetic & playful dogs and require their share of daily exercise.

  • Agility

    They are decently active and agile dogs.

  • Tolerant to heat

    Boston Terrier is not an outside breed. Due to their short muzzle, they find difficulty in controlling their body temperature, making them sensitive to extreme heat.

  • Tolerant to cold

    They are not very comfortable in extreme cold condition & should be kept inside in winter season.

  • Age

    Boston Terriers normally have an average life span of 11 to 13 years.

The Boston Terrier is a small sized dog breed with a compact & well proportioned body. The head is square in shape with erect ears which are set high on the head. The muzzle is short & has a slight undershot, similar to Bulldog. Boston Terriers have a broad, flat-nosed face without wrinkles. The overall appearance is bossy with a broad chest, proud neckline & sturdy body. The tail is naturally short and is set low on the rump.
  • Shedding

    The shedding is minimal & can be controlled through regular brushing.

  • Colour

    The Boston Terrier is characteristically marked with white in proportion to either black, brindle, seal.

  • Size

    The Boston Terrier stands at an average height of 15 to 17 inches at the withers.

  • Coat type

    The coat is shiny, sleek, fine & straight.

  • Stature

    The Boston Terrier is a small sized dog breed with a compact & well proportioned body and can weigh around 5 to 11 KG (10-25 pounds).

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