Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier


15-17 inches


12-25 pounds

Life Expectency

11-13 years



The Boston Terrier is a lively, highly intelligent, smooth coated, short-headed, compactly built, short-tailed, well balanced dog, brindle, seal or black in color and evenly marked with white. The head is in proportion to the size of the dog and the expre


The skull is square, flat on top, free from wrinkles, cheeks flat, brow abrupt and the stop well defined. The ideal Boston Terrier expression is alert and kind, indicating a high degree of intelligence. This is a most imp


Neck: Clean, free from throatiness; slightly arched, very powerful and well set on. Shoulders: Sloping, fine at the withers and free from coarseness or lumber. Chest: Rather narrow, with great


The shoulders are sloping and well laid back, which allows for the Boston Terrier’s stylish movement. The elbows stand neither in nor out. The forelegs are set moderately wide apart and on a line with the upper tip of the shoulder blades. The forele


The thighs are strong and well muscled, bent at the stifles and set true. The hocks are short to the feet, turning neither in nor out, with a well defined hock joint. The feet are small and compact with short nails. Fault – Straight in stifle.


The coat is short, smooth, bright and fine in texture.