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Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are a breed of small, compact dogs that were originally bred for fighting, but have since become popular as family pets. They have a square-shaped head, a short muzzle, and large, expressive eyes. Their coat is short and smooth, and they come in a variety of colors, including brindle, seal, and black with white markings. Boston Terriers are known for their friendly and outgoing personality. They are intelligent and eager to please, making them easy to train. They are also good with children and other pets, making them a great choice for families.

History

Boston Terriers were developed in the late 19th century in Boston, Massachusetts. They were originally bred by crossing English Bulldogs with White English Terriers. The breed quickly gained popularity and became known for its friendly and affectionate nature. Today, Boston Terriers are one of the most popular breeds in the United States.

Temperament

Boston Terriers are known for their friendly and outgoing temperament. They are affectionate and love to be around people. They are also intelligent and eager to please, making them easy to train.

Care

Boston Terriers require regular grooming to keep their coat clean and healthy. They have a short coat that is easy to maintain, but they do shed moderately. They should be brushed regularly to remove loose hair and prevent matting. Additionally, their facial wrinkles should be cleaned regularly to prevent infections. Boston Terriers are sensitive to extreme temperatures and should be kept indoors in hot or cold weather.

Size

The average size of a male Boston Terrier is around 38-43 cm (15-17 inches) in height at the shoulder, and the average size of a female Boston Terrier is around 36-41 cm (14-16 inches) in height at the shoulder.

Weight

The average weight of a male Boston Terrier is around 7-11 kg (15-25 pounds), and the average weight of a female Boston Terrier is around 6-9 kg (12-20 pounds).

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