Boston Terrier similar breeds

Quick breed overview

Origin: Flag of United States Of AmericaUnited States Of America

InfoRating IconRating
Energy Level3/5
Exercise Need1/5
Affection Level3/5
Ease of Training3/5
Grooming Need1/5
Friendliness (Dogs)3/5
Friendliness (Other Pets)4/5
Friendliness (Strangers)3/5
Watchdog Ability5/5
Protection Ability1/5
Cold Tolerance1/5
Heat Tolerance1/5

Boston Terrier - More information

Breed groups

  • FCI section: 9.11 Small Molossian type Dogs

Other names & origin

  • Other names: Boston Bull, Boston Bull Terrier, Boxwood
  • Nicknames: American Gentlemen
  • Original name:

Size & lifespan

  • Weight (male): 6–25 lb (3–11 kg)
  • Weight (female):
  • Height (male): 9–15 in (23–38 cm)
  • Height (female):
  • Life expectancy: 11–13 years