The Boston terrier was discovered in the 1800s. They are said to have been the product of a crossbreed. The English Terrier was bred with the bulldog to bring about the Boston terrier. They are the first non-sporting dogs to be recognized by the American Kennel Club.
Their distinct color and markings were also included in their description making it an essential part of their features. It is still one of the most popular breeds in America.
This dog breed as previously stated is an American gentleman. They are intelligent, smart and affectionate. They need adequate training to achieve all of these as any dog could be aggressive. They also need to be socialized early so they can get accustomed to meeting people and other pets alike.
They are lively for the most part and enjoy playing fetch. They learn quickly and could be a bit reserved around people they do not know.
This dog breed can adapt very well to apartment life. If you are the type who works all day, this is the dog for you as they can adapt to the lifestyle. They are also friendly towards children and are small enough not to knock them over. So, if you have children, this is a good idea for your Boston terrier.
They merely tolerate harsh weather conditions and should be mostly indoors except its playtime. They are also quite tolerant of other pets too. Large crowds may not work well with this breed because they may be knocked over in the process.
The Boston terrier may be a small dog breed but they definitely love to get a lot of exercise. They are very playful and will literally wear you out. They need an average of 45 minutes to one hour of play or exercise daily. They may be small but they are incredibly energetic.
You could let them play in the yard for as long as they want or you could take them out on short or long walks. The key is to keep them exercised enough so they do not develop health problems.
Caring for a Boston terrier isn’t quite difficult. You would need to brush his coat weekly and bathe him with dog shampoo as it’s necessary. His eyes are incredibly large so you should clean his face daily and examine him for redness.
Clean his ears and check for bad odor which could indicate the presence of infection. Trim his nails so they do not scratch the couch. He will shed but very lightly and this should be easy to deal with. Just brush his coat a lot more to remove excess hair. Overall, they are low maintenance and should be easy to groom.
Our Boston Terrier puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Boston Terrier puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.