Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers are known as “The American Gentleman,” for their signature black and white “tuxedo” coat and friendly disposition. They are relatively small in size and make great city pets.

Average Height

15-17 inches

Average Weight

12-25 pounds


This breed sheds a small amount and can be managed with regular brushing.


The Boston Terrier has a sleek, fine coat that sheds a small amount. A good brushing helps to keep the coat in good shape and removes any excess hair. Boston Terriers only need the occasional bath to keep their natural oils distributed on their coat.

Energy Level

Though the Boston Terrier’s energy level can vary from pet to pet, a good rule of thumb is to give them a daily walk and playtime to keep naughty behaviors at bay.