Boston Terrier

  • Size

  • Height

    15 to 17 inches
  • Weight

    15 to 25 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Dark blue, mottled body with black spots and may have tan markings over the eyes, on the cheeks and chest and below the tail, or red ticking on feet and lower legs
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Obedience, Conformation, Agility, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor


The well-mannered demeanor of the Boston Terrier has earned him the nickname “The American Gentleman.” An affectionate companion, this terrier enjoys being close to his family. The breed was developed in Boston by crossing English Bulldogs, French Bulldogs and some terrier breeds. The Boston Terrier is easy to train and requires moderate exercise and minimal grooming.

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