One of the few breeds with origins in the United States, the Boston Terrier is the quintessential American gentleman. Lively, fun-loving and bright, Boston Terriers flaunt a tuxedo-like coat, big round eyes and an eager-to-please personality that guarantees they’re always the center of attention.
Boston Terriers are enthusiastic, gentle and sweet. They have a clever sense of humor and aren’t afraid to clown around. Boston Terriers love to cuddle, but never pass up a chance to greet a visitor. Boston Terriers are great at entertaining themselves. They grow very attached to their toys, but always prefer human company.
Boston Terriers are adaptable and well suited to apartment living. Some Boston Terriers are prone to hyper activity, but it’s nothing some exercise and socialization can cure. Boston Terriers are easy to care for. Their coat is short, silky and needs little grooming. They love to eat, which makes food a great motivator when training.
Seldom misbehaved, Boston Terriers have great manners and get along with other pets and children. Some even choose to snooze with the family cat. If you’re looking for a stylish gentleman to escort you around town and shower you with affection, then the Boston Terrier is for you
Boston Terriers have been popular since they were first developed in North America a little more than a century ago. These gentle, affectionate canines are known for being very intelligent and even a little mischievous.
They are naturally hilarious and seldom aggressive, though some are prone to hyper activity – it’s not uncommon for a Boston Terrier to sprint around the house in a mad dash for seemingly no reason.
Boston Terriers sport a jaunty, rhythmic gait and large, bulging eyes that shine with kindness, affection and curiosity. Like all puppies, their great curiosity can get them into trouble. That’s why owners need to keep an especially close eye on the Boston Terrier puppy until it gets to know its new surroundings.
How to Puppy-Proof Your Home for a Boston Terrier?
Like all puppies, Boston Terrier puppies are very curious and explore their new environments with their mouths. They are very likely to sniff out food and anything they think is food and chew on it to see if they can eat it.
That’s why it’s incredibly important that new Samoyed puppy owners to the necessary steps to puppy-proof their home – install cabinet locks and puppy gates; keep all entrances to the home closed and all toilet lids shut; remove any choking hazards and move all poisonous houseplants out of reach and fence in the yard, if at all possible.
New Boston Terrier Puppy Supplies
One of the biggest mistakes new puppy parents make is picking up their new puppy before making a trip to the pet store. Below is a list of supplies you’ll need to purchase before your scheduled puppy pick-up appointment:
Crate (large enough for puppy to comfortably sit, stand and lie down)