Breed Guide: Boston Terrier
Posted on August 25, 2014 under Dog Breeds
Dr. Fiona is a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Boston Terrier
Height (to base of neck): 15-17″
Color: Black, brindle or seal with white markings
Origin: United States
Coat: Short, fine flat glossy coat.
Life Expectancy: 13-14 years
Energy level: Moderate to high
Exercise needs: Moderate
Breed Nicknames: Boston
Is a Boston Terrier the Right Dog Breed for You?
The Boston Terrier is a highly intelligent breed with a stubborn streak. They are active, playful and friendly with a gentle demeanor. They have low grooming needs and require moderate daily exercise. They get along well with children and other animals, and are generally not good protectors. Bostons do well in apartment s and smaller homes, and should be indoor only due to their inability to tolerate temperatures well.
5 Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Boston Terrier
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