Is the Boston Terrier the right dog for You?

A Boston Terrier may not be right for you. Keep in mind that the inheritance of temperamentis less predictable than the inheritance of physicaltraits such as size or shedding. Temperament and behavior are also shaped by raising and training. You can avoid some negative traits by choosing an ADULT dog from an animal shelteror rescue group.

What kind of noises does a Boston Terrier make?

See Boston Terrier Health. Boston Terrier “sounds”. Most Boston Terriers snort, snuffle, wheeze, grunt, and snore loudly. The sounds are endearing to some people; nerve-wracking to others. Potential gassiness (flatulence). All short-faced breeds gulp air when they eat, and that air has to go somewhere, after all.

Why is my Boston Terrier slobbering all the time?

Boston Terriers with especially loose lips may slobber when they drink, or when they get overheated and need to pant heavily. Housebreaking. Bostons can be slow to pick up the concept of housebreaking. Expect several months of consistent crate training.

What do Boston Terriers do when they get overheated?

Boston Terriers with especially loose lips may slobber when they drink, or when they get overheated and need to pant heavily. Housebreaking. Bostons can be slow to pick up the concept of housebreaking.

A Boston Terrier may not be right for you. Keep in mind that the inheritance of temperamentis less predictable than the inheritance of physicaltraits such as size or shedding. Temperament and behavior are also shaped by raising and training. You can avoid some negative traits by choosing an ADULT dog from an animal shelteror rescue group.

See Boston Terrier Health. Boston Terrier “sounds”. Most Boston Terriers snort, snuffle, wheeze, grunt, and snore loudly. The sounds are endearing to some people; nerve-wracking to others. Potential gassiness (flatulence). All short-faced breeds gulp air when they eat, and that air has to go somewhere, after all.

What kind of health problems does a Boston Terrier have?

Unfortunately, breeders deliberately breed these dogs to be deformed, with a short face and domed head. As such, they suffer more than their share of health problems – not only with their breathing, but also eye diseases, epilepsy, cancer, joint diseases, heart disease, and more. See Boston Terrier Health.

What kind of food does a Boston Terrier eat?

Boston Terriers who are fed a homemade diet of real meat and vegetableshave much less trouble with gassiness. Potential slobbering. Boston Terriers with especially loose lips may slobber when they drink, or when they get overheated and need to pant heavily. Housebreaking. Bostons can be slow to pick up the concept of housebreaking.

How did the Boston Terrier get its name?

In honor of the city where these happy-go-lucky dogs were so painstakingly developed, the breed name was changed to Boston Terrier. The Boston Terrier Club of America was formed in 1891, and two years later the AKC registered its first dog of the breed. To this day, Boston Terriers are a point of hometown pride.

When does a Boston Terrier stop growing in size?

Small dog breeds, like Boston Terriers, have a significantly shorter growth period than larger dog breeds overall like a Bullmastiff. When Will A Boston Terrier Stop Growing?

Who is the parent club for the Boston Terrier?

The Boston Terrier Club of America, founded in 1891, is the official AKC Parent Club for the Boston Terrier. AKC Marketplace is the only site to exclusively list 100% AKC puppies from AKC-Registered litters and the breeders who have cared for and raised these puppies are required to follow rules and regulations established by the AKC.