The Boston Terrier is native of Boston, Massachusetts and was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1893. It is a cross breed resulted from English Bulldog and English White Terrier.
Boston Terrier is a compact and well-muscled dog, with a short body, a square appearance and a square-looking head which is flat on the top. It has a deep, wide, short muzzle, a black nose and round dark eyes that are wide-set. It has wide-set legs and a broad chest. Its coat is short and fine textured and varies from seal, brindle and white to black and white or brown and white. Its weight varies from less than 15 pounds to 20-25 pounds.
Boston Terrier is a smart, alert, gentle and well-mannered dog. It is enthusiastic and needs mental and physical exercise to be healthy.
Boston Terrier needs a gentle but firm and confident trainer and it is sensitive to the tone of voice. It is friendly, playful and affectionate. Pay attention to train it properly to avoid becoming dominant or fighting with other dogs.
It can adapt easily both to apartment living and country living. Protect it against extreme weather.
The coat is smooth and short, so it’s easy to groom. Comb, brush and bath it only when needed. Clean its face daily and check the eyes on a regular basis. Clip the nails occasionally, clean and check the ears regularly.
Boston Terrier needs to get exercised on a regular basis to be in shape. Long walks or play sessions in a yard would be perfect to keep its fitness.
Feed your Boston Terrier carefully with high quality food to offer it all the nutrients it needs to be healthy.
Boston Terrier can develop health problems such as juvenile cataracts, entropin, distichiasis, glaucoma, corneal dystrophy, corneal ulcers, cherry eyes, dry eyes, deafness, patellar luxation, heart and skin tumors. It can confront with breathing problems at extreme temperatures and it may snore or drool. If it is well cared, it can live 15 years or more.
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