The Boston Terrier is a companion dog that originated in the USA. Due to its gentle disposition, it has been nicknamed “The American Gentleman.”
Appearance & Grooming
The Boston Terrier is a small dog with a large head and a balanced body. The breed has a short and soft fur in white, brindle, seal, and black. The Boston Terrier sheds infrequently and does not require frequent brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Boston Terrier is affectionate, friendly, intelligent, gentle, and lively. Adult supervision is recommended when the Boston Terrier interacts with other dogs and small children.
The Boston Terrier has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Boston Terrier should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption.
The Boston Terrier is very sensitive to stimulants, thus training with positive reinforcement works well with this breed. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.