Red Boston Terrier – A Non Standard Color of the Dog Breed


According to the AKC (American Kennel Club), the Red color is not included in the Boston Terrier breed standard. Red Boston Terriers don’t qualify for the dog shows.

However, a red Boston Terrier is a great companion dog and generally has a life span of 11 to 15 years. Red Boston Terriers can live an healthy life as well as the standard Boston Terriers.

No known medical problems are specifycally related to the red Boston Terriers. Like Boston Terriers in general, they have sensitive digesture systems and they can get some health issues, including cataracts, cherry eye, allergies, deafness, and luxating patellas.

He loves to run around - Thor the red boston from brazil

The Red Boston Terrier is probably the most popular color that is out of the Boston Terrier norm.

Have you ever been interested by the red Boston Terriers? Do you have a red Boston Terrier? Join the Discussion and leave your comment(s)!

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I just rescued a red 1 year old female Boston terrier for free..How luck am U ..she is so sweet and super funny

Chuck Hodges

This is what I’m looking for is a red Boston terrier full grown preferably!

Nelly Jay

This is my beautiful boy Viper. Love him

Karen Fernandez

my bb max..

Carol Burkhart

Mine black & white!

Darius Abueg

I dont

Nereyda Aponte Gonzalez

Tin Tin

Laurie Miltko Denney

Our love, Rojo (4 months!) 🐶❤️🐾

DrKerry Allison

We do, This is Mojo!

Lisamarie Eggers

Me Yoda and LiLu

Angela Green


Zenia Quilop Silvestre

This is Dexter🐶

Christophe Corneloup

At 8 months Tico is such a handsome little man.

Kevin Trinka


Chantal Belle

My wiley little Lola ❤️🐶

Gregory Lo Bello

Here’s my Bella!

Scot Moncur

Our Dudley in Indiana.

Scott Bedker


Angela Alderman

Bailey. She’s are beautiful red!

Alida Rhude Healy

Munchkin my 9 year old male boston

Teresa Forrest

Glenn Forrest

Lina Bard

Elon, 12months boy from London 🐶

Rymka Jurkus

Aleksandra Drabik

James Trenchard

Kerry Trenchard Libby Trenchard

James Trenchard

Fred doesn’t care what anyone thinks… He loves life but loves sleep even more….

Jeanette Herrera Michael

Axl Rose “Pugsy” Michael

Éva Beluscsák

Gyönyörű !!!!!

Charissa Wallace Fabri

The best is Red Baby

Charissa Wallace Fabri
Sherry Bozek

My new pup “Sammie “. I love him!

Jamie Rae Buono

My girl Nori!

Matt Suttle


Lori Carson

Kimo… he is pissed that he can’t jump in the bathtub 🐶

Jane Marciniak

Our other red Boston. Pete Alan. Kindest, sweetest most gentle dog. ❤❤

Jane Marciniak

Nash . So smart and devoted ❤

Vouyouka Ageliki

These are Lola my brindle BT and my little Tilda my red Boston terrier I love them both!!!!

Anne Setnor


Laura Skorczewski

Is he giving you the hairy eye?

Anne Setnor

Yes. Always. 🙂

Jeffrey P. Tidwell

This is 11-year-old Buster. He LOVES his rides.

Laura Skorczewski

I think Boston’s have excellent profiles. Yours sure does.

Jeffrey P. Tidwell

Laura Skorczewski ~ I love all dogs. But Bostons are special.

Penny Westra

I have 2 reds and 2 black brindle

Laura Skorczewski

Nice family.

Penny Westra

thank you. They are a handful. Never a dull moment. They were ready to go to sleep when I took that pic. Lol

Betsy Mykut Pellicot


Doris Papalia

9 month old Zoey!

Nikki Aaron

My babygirl.

Kerri Tomlinson

Our little Cody almost 4 months old.

Laura Skorczewski


Sally J Reid

What a classy Boston just beautiful!

Carol Raymer

I do

Marty McKnight

This is O’Hara her mom was called Scarlet!

Thomas G Mason

Noah from Texas.

Ginny Linton

This was one of my red pups!

Carrie Mulanax-Hembry

Phineas and Fiona

Carrie Mulanax-Hembry

Best color there is…I have a thing for red heads

Carrie Mulanax-Hembry

Why in the world would anyone mark this as sad? GTFOH

Michael Goodell

After 13 years I had to put her down due to Cataracts and blindness but she was the best damn dog you could ask for, and she gave me 5 more down the line that I couldn’t live without.