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Boston Terrier

"Nelly"

Boston Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 12-13 Years

Avg height: 38-43cm

Avg weight: 5-11kg

Coat type: Short, glossy coat.

Coat colours: Black & white, brindle & white, seal & white.

Originally bred for: fighting and hunting rats, but quickly became companions.

Breed traits: Intelligent, friendly, playful.

 

A little about the Boston Terrier

 

The Boston Terrier is an active and comical dog. They love to chase and play, but their size and gentle manner make them excellent for indoor living. Affectionate and devoted to their family they can be aggressive to unknown dogs and excessively vocal at times.

 

BOSTON TERRIER HEALTH INFORMATION

The Boston Terrier is likely to suffer from a degree of Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (including stenotic nares and elongated soft palate). Other diseases they are pre-disposed to include Patellar Luxation, allergies, deafness, seizures, cataracts and demodicosis.