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Boston Terrier Info

Boston Terrier Breed Information

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Lifespan: 13-15 years Height: 15-17" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-4 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 10-25 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Boston Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 10 lbs that can reach 25 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Boston Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 13 to 15 years, Short hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Boston Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 4 puppies.

Boston Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin United States Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks excessive Dangerous no

Boston Terrier Temperament

lively and intelligent, makes a good companion, may be a good watchdog

Health Problems

eye problems, breathing and whelping difficulties

Boston Terrier Coat

Boston Terrier Dog Colors

Brindle, seal or black with white markings

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