About the Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers convey an impression of determination, strength and activity, moving with freedom and grace.

Alert and kind, Boston Terriers are friendly, loving dogs who are easily recognised by their distinctive black and white coat, giving them a “tuxedo” effect.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

FCI Group 9, AKC Non-Sporting Group
Avg life expectancy
13–15 translations.feature.breeds.years

Friendly / Lively / Intelligent / Even-tempered


  • Requires moderate grooming
  • Garden not essential
  • Needs little training