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Boston Terrier Information

BREED GROUP:  Molossoids, Mastiffs, and Bulldog Breeds

WEIGHT:  Up to 25 lbs. in proportion to height.

HEIGHT:  Approx. 15-17 in.

COLOR(S):  Brindle, seal, or black with required minimal white markings on muzzle band, blaze, and forechest.

COAT:  Short, close, and smooth. Texture is fine and glossy.

OTHER NAME(S):  Boston Terrier, Boston Bull, Boston Bull Terrier

APPEARANCE:  Head: Square with a flat skull. Eyes: Dark, large and round. Ears: Small and fine, carried erect. Muzzle: Short, broad and deep. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Even or undershot. Neck: Medium length and slightly arched. Top-line: Level. Chest: Deep with well sprung ribs. Body: Short back, strong loins and belly slightly drawn up. Legs: Forelegs straight and well muscled. Hind legs are muscular, with stifles and hocks well bent. Feet: Small and round. Tail: Set low, short and tapered to a point. Movement: Smooth flowing gait, with graceful movements. Temperament: Alert, and a good family pet.