Top 7 Facts About Boston Terriers

By: Anushka Jha

Boston Terriers are known for their friendly and affectionate nature. They're often referred to as "American Gentlemen" due to their dapper appearance.


Originally bred in the United States, Boston Terriers were developed in the late 19th century. They were bred from Bulldogs and Terriers for companionship.


Boston Terriers are small but sturdy dogs, typically weighing between 10 to 25 pounds. Contempt their compact size, they have a big personality.


Boston Terriers are intelligent, playful, and highly adaptable. They get along well with children, other pets, and strangers, making them excellent family pets.


Though they enjoy short walks and indoor playtime, Boston Terriers don't require extensive exercise. They're well-suited for apartment living or homes with small yards.


While generally healthy, Boston Terriers may be prone to certain health issues like brachycephalic syndrome and eye problems. Regular vet check-ups are essential.


Boston Terriers are intelligent and eager to please, making them relatively easy to train. Consistency and positive reinforcement are key to their success.


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