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December 11, 2012 at 10:20 pm #1279bnietMember
Boston Terrier Puppies
What sets the Boston Terrier apart from other admirable breeds is the unique personality. The key reason why the breed has a great personality is because it has high bulldog genes concentration. They are normally less excitable and have a gently trait with good manner. The Boston Terrier are known as the American Gentleman.
Just as the name depicts, the Boston Terrier puppies originated in Boston. It is among the few native breeds in the US. It was developed in the 1870s after breeding English Terriers with the English Bulldogs. Initially, they were referred to as Round Heads or the Bull Terriers. The present day name came into being in early 1890s.
The San Diego Boston Terrier puppies have a short, compact and muscular body frame which is well balanced and has an elegant posture. Their head is wide and flat and proportioned to the body. The muzzle is square and has no wrinkles. The nose is big and black. The eyes, on the other hand, are set wide apart. The neck is arched and the chest is broad. The limbs are strong and the tail takes after the bulldog; it is short. The coat is smooth and comes in a variety of colors such as brindle & white, black & white or seal & white.
- Dark eyes
- Short muzzles
- Well mannered
- Easy to train
- Rowdy at times
Initially, the Boston Terrier puppies San Diego were bred as scrappers and fighters. Over the years, they have been honed into the best companions. They are amiable and easygoing though they present the typical attitude of the terrier from now and then. They have a keen intellect and are easy to train. The breed is eager to learn.
The Boston Terrier puppies get along well with the entire family including house pets. The breed is energetic and quite playful. It loves human companion and loves being involved in family occasions. The breed is good with children. They make good watchdogs and are protective. They bark if a stranger approaches the house suspiciously.
Before adopting or purchasing San Diego Boston Terrier puppy, it is important to note that they are prone to heatstroke. When playing outdoors, they need monitoring especially when the weather is hot. Their short snouts can make it difficult for them to breathe in the sun. It is the snout that causes them to drool and at times snort.
Other than that, the Boston Terrier puppies do well in apartments. They only need daily walks and regular activities to shed extra energy.
- Patellar luxation
- Stenotic nares
- Brachycephalic syndrome
- Elongated soft palate
- Canine deafness
Regular exercises and frequent visits to the vet are recommended. The coat should also be brushed regularly to get rid of loose hair.
Height: 15 to 17 inches
Weight: 17 to 25 pounds
They make great companions. They are recommended for:
- Families with older children
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