Mini or Teacup Boston Terrier – No such thing

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You may already have seen pictures of tiny dogs that looks like Boston Terriers but in much smaller versions. Over the last few years, there has been a growing trend of these miniature dogs.

If you have heard a breeder who says they sell “mini” or “teacup” Boston Terriers that are under 10 pounds, BEWARE that they will most likely have health issues. They are usually mixing a standard Boston Terrier with another smaller breed to get miniature dogs and the result is unpredictable.

Do you have any experience with a mini Boston Terrier?

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Becky
Becky

My Boston is big and muscly he’s 42 pounds and the vet says he’s fit .

Angela Lanza

This is horrible…please stop!!! Bostons are being screwed up physically because of scumbags breeding like this…LAWS PLEASE IN STATES TO STOP THIS MADNESS

Barbara Giblin
Barbara Giblin

The original Boston Terrier, aka Olde Boston Bulldogge, originated around 1870 in Boston. They are believed to be a cross between an English Bulldog and the English White Terrier (now extinct). The AKC recognized ancestor of today’s Boston Terrier is a dog called Hooper’s Judge. The original Olde Boston Bulldogge weighed up to 44 pounds, had a much stocker build, longer nose and was much healthier than today’s Boston’s. They were bred to be fighting dogs.. But they were crossed with the French Bulldog to make them smaller in stature, shorter noses and in my opinion, while a cuter and… Read more »

Kyme Sushiaki

Stop. They already have health problems, no need to add more to them by doing that 🙁 poor pups.