Their coat is easy to care for, a few strokes with a bristle brush will keep their short, smooth coat gleaming. They
are loving and sensitive, merry and bright, at times a clown and have a deep love for their family and children.
Usually they will get along well with other family pets if introduced to them at a young age.
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 expression indicates a high degree of intelligence. The body is rather short and well knit, the limbs
strong and neatly turned, the tail is short and no feature is so prominent that the dog appears badly proportioned.
The dog conveys an impression of determination, strength and activity, with style of a high order; carriage easy
and graceful. A proportionate combination of ''Color and White Markings'' is a particularly distinctive feature of a
Did You Know
The Boston Terrier is one of America's native breeds having been developed in Boston, MA. The breed was
recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1893. The Boston Terrier is also sometimes called ''the American
gentleman among dogs.''