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Boston Terrier adult in black and white

Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are lively, highly intelligent dogs that have a well-earned reputation as great companions.

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 recognized 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

Group
FCI Group 9, AKC Non-Sporting Group
Size category
Small
Avg life expectancy
13–15 years

Friendly / Lively / Intelligent / Even-tempered

Key facts

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

A Boston Terrier's life story

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