The Boston Terrier is one of the oldest terrier breeds that has been developed. They were bred to hunt and kill vermin for the Native Americans and were also used as sentries at the border of the village or town. Boston Terriers were also used as circus acts. They were well used by early American settlers and their hardy nature, great sense of smell and bravery were seen as factors that made the terrier a good choice to be in the line of fire.
The Boston Terrier has been a subject of many trials and tribulations. They have to pass the eye test as being good-natured and also have to go through the health check. In many trials, they have to stay on their feet and run with their masters or be run over by a car. The Boston Terrier has been breed to fulfill a variety of functions and tasks and they can be bred only when they are over the age of fourteen weeks.
The Boston Terrier is well-liked by the ladies and gentlemen who own them and other pets. They are also popular with the children. However, some of the children have complained that they get abused because they are afraid of the breed of Boston Terrier. Sometimes they are also kept as a pet due to the fact that they are hardy, brave and loyal, and also a pleasure to own. They can be very affectionate, yet they are usually not aggressive or mean.
There are three types of Boston Terrier breedings that you can choose from: Small, Standard and Large/Extra Large. They are equally adorable and the size of a large dog. Most of the people who buy the breed just want a good dog to own. They have a soft and loving nature and they also like to be with people, especially the ladies and gentlemen. They also have sound temperaments.
They are good with children; they are friendly, yet they are also very protective of their owners and their property. They are fearless and very courageous. The most common health problems are Hip Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Patella Luxation, Bursitis, Chiari, and Wobblers Syndrome, but very few people have any problem with them.
This breed makes a great pet. However, they are very sensitive to the weather. If it gets excessively hot or cold they may not feel well and if it is excessively hot or cold they may get heatstroke. If you have a very large dog, they may also need to be taken for frequent brisk walks or they may develop arthritis.
This breed has the ability to get along with other dogs. They will not always be territorial and aggressive. They are very good with other animals, especially cats, dogs, other pets and the other small breeds. They are not recommended for families with very small children or toddlers.
This dog makes a wonderful pet, and despite its many good features, it is not a breed that is meant for all people. If you are not prepared for having a hard-working dog, they may not be for you.