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Boston Terrier Puppies For Sale

Affectionate ~ Friendly ~ Lively ~ Playful

Boston Terriers are spunky, fun, and comedic dogs who love to play, entertain, and snuggle from dusk to dawn. They adapt easily to any type of lifestyle whether active or relaxed and are great for families, singles, seniors, and novice owners. These perfect pups love to ‘chase’ sprinklers, run in the snow; swim, fetch, and they are very fond of belly rubs and cuddles. As dogs of impressive intelligence, Boston Terriers are easy to train and care for. When it comes to their human family, these pups are highly affectionate and loyal. They are quick to form lifelong bonds and they get along great with kids.  

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BREED INFORMATION

BOSTON TERRIER


Temperament

Affectionate, Friendly, Lively, Playful

Adult Weight 10-25 lbs
Adult Height 15-17 in
Life Expectancy 10-14 yrs
Rating 5.0 ( reviews)
Maintenance
Low High
Training
Easy Hard
Shedding
Min Max
Adaptability
Easy Hard
Active
Low High

About the Breed

Also known as the American Gentleman, the Boston Terrier is a stunning little dog that has a fantastic personality. Although originally bred to be fighters over two centuries ago, these dogs are now free of aggression and all about comedy and fun. They are friendly, spunky, and athletic companion pets that excel at sporting competitions. These dogs have won numerous show dog titles over the years. 

The Boston Terrier breed is currently one of the most popular purebreds in the United States. The breed is recognized by the American Kennel Club since 1893. 

Appearance and Grooming

Small, sturdy, and alert with a tuxedo-like coat, Boston Terriers have a unique and gorgeous appearance. They are athletic and despite their small size, they are quite strong and agile. 

These dogs are a flat-faced breed with a short, square-shaped muzzle and large, bat-like ears. They have dark and round expressive eyes that are set wide apart and a short, dense coat that is usually black, seal, or brindle, each with white markings. Their tails are naturally short. 

As per their breed standard, Boston Terriers typically weigh between 20 and 25 pounds and stand at 15 to 17 inches fully grown. Females may be a tad smaller than males. 

Temperament

Although they come with a terrier's nature which is energetic and independent, these dogs have acquired gentleness and patience through their extensive history. Originally bred for fighting sports, they still retain some of their spunkiness and alertness. However, aggression is no longer a dominant trait in this breed. They don't become territorial with other dogs and they are neither jumpy nor shy. These gorgeous little dogs are more fond of being goofy and entertaining rather than shying away from fun. 

Family and Companionship

Boston Terriers love attention and are known for their strong loyal tendencies. They get along well with other dogs and play quite nicely with children. Their playful nature and energetic personalities make them a great fit for active owners and families with children. They also fit well with owners who are away from home more often, as these dogs are independent enough to entertain themselves while alone. 

Companionship is what these dogs crave. They are known to bond with their owners quickly and want to be involved in every activity their owners are taking part in. 

Exercise

Being an energetic dog breed, Boston Terriers love and need regular exercise. Two walks every day of a combined 30 to 60 minutes and a few interactive indoor games should be enough to keep them happy and healthy. 

Training and Socialization

The Boston puppy is a smart dog, possibly one of the top most intelligent breeds in Dogdom. He learns quickly and responds best to positive reinforcement. Rewards also work well when training these adorable puppies. Owners that raise the puppies with regular, daily training sessions, will get the best and fastest results.  

Boston terriers aren't prone to separation anxiety, but like all dogs, they should receive training prior to being left alone for the first time. It is also beneficial to socialize the puppies early to ensure they grow into well-mannered, friendly, and outgoing adult dogs.

Our Boston Terrier puppies for sale are raised in a warm, loving environment. Our quality Boston Terrier breeders and our Puppy Agents interact with them daily to ensure a nice and smooth transition to their forever home. The puppies and their parents go through routine health testing to ensure they are happy and healthy puppies. 

Characteristics

  • Healthy Boston Terrier puppies 
  • Our reputable Boston Terrier breeders are held to the highest AKC standards
  • Puppies come with a 10-year health guarantee and are regularly tested for any health issues
  • Small size dog that is excellent for apartment-living
  • Boston Terrier puppies make excellent companion dogs for any type of owner

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of a Boston Terrier? Although they were originally bred to be fighting dogs back in the day, the Boston Terriers of today lack that aggression and are bred for companionship.

Do Boston Terriers shed? Yes, Boston Terriers do shed a bit, especially during spring and fall seasons. But because of their short coat and size, their shedding is manageable.

How long do Boston Terriers live? The average lifespan of this breed is between 10 and 14 years.

How big does a Boston Terrier get? A full-grown Boston Terrier measures between 15 and 17 inches and weighs an average of 20 to 25 pounds.

How much should a Boston Terrier weigh? Typically, a Boston Terrier should reach around 15 pounds by six months of age, and no more than 25 pounds by twelve months of age.

Is it hard to train a Boston Terrier? The breed is very intelligent and responsive to training. Although it may take some time to housebreak them, as it does with most small dog breeds, Boston Terriers are otherwise easy to train.

When is a Boston Terrier fully grown? Boston Terriers typically reach their adult size by the time they are 12 to 14 months old.

How long can a Boston Terrier be left alone? Boston Terriers adore being in the presence of their owners, and though they enjoy companionship greatly, they are also independent enough to be left alone for a few hours. They can be left alone for up to 8 hours granted they have received prior training.

Is a Boston Terrier hypoallergenic? No. Boston Terriers are not a hypoallergenic dog breed. They shed occasionally and are not a good choice for those suffering from pet-related allergies.

When do Boston Terrier ears stand up? As puppies, Boston Terriers have floppy ears that gradually stand up within a few months. Their ears begin raising at around 6 weeks and should be fully erect by 4 months.

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Boston Terrier Breed Info

Boston Terrier Breed Info

Boston Terriers are spunky, fun, and comedic dogs who love to play, entertain, and snuggle from dusk to dawn. They adapt easily to any type of lifestyle whether active or relaxed, and are great for families, singles, seniors, and novice owners. These perfect pups love to ‘chase’ sprinklers, run in the snow, swim, and fetch. They are also very fond of belly rubs and cuddles. As dogs of impressive intelligence, they are easy to train and care for. When it comes to their human family, these pups are highly affectionate and loyal. They are quick to form lifelong bonds and they get along great with kids.  

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Boston Terrier Breeders

Like people, the most critical moments in a puppy's life starts in the beginning. It truly takes a special breeder to assist with nourishing and raising an Boston Terrier puppy properly. Only the nation's best Boston Terrier breeders can provide the best quality of life. Here at Premier Pups, we work hand-in-hand with our breeders. Providing a safe, natural, comfortable, and healthy environment for the nursing mother and her baby is essential. We only align ourselves with Boston Terrier breeders whose standards are much higher than the rest. We spend consistent on-site time with our selected breeders and can undoubtedly say that our puppies come from a caring environment.

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