Boston Terrier Ownership : The Pros and Cons

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Boston Terriers are well-known and loved throughout the world. They are highly desired throughout the world for such traits as their temperament, their distinguished eyes and features, etc.

These friendly and loving animals makes their owners very happy. Originally bred for aggression in the late 1800s, they have since evolved to be great family pets.

Given a healthly diet and lifestyle, their life expectancy generally ranges from 11-15 years.

If you are considering buying or adopting a Boston Terrier, please read this article! We will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of Boston Terrier ownership below, to assist in your decision:

Pros and Cons of the Boston TerrierPros :

1. They are Social

Boston Terriers are very social animals and are easily trained by their owners. They enjoy interacting with other people and animals, and are often “owner-side dogs” in that they deeply respect their owners and enjoy interacting with everyone in their household. They especially love spending time with children and enjoy following the owner both in and outside the house.

They are quieter dogs, not barking as often as other breeds. However, they’ll let you know when something is wrong or when someone is at the door of the house.

2. They are easily trained

Boston Terriers are intelligent dogs and are easily trained by their masters. They are eagerly house-trained and can be trained as such in about six months. They love learning new things and are eager to do so. Their intelligence has earned them the nickname “American Gentlemen” by some.

3. They are full of energy

Boston Terriers are small, sturdy, energetic animals that love to interact and play. Sometimes this can change their temperament, but most people enjoy their Terriers that are like this.

4. They have simple grooming requirements

Boston Terriers do not need a large amount of care, unlike other breeds. Just make sure they remain active and interacting with others! Since they are mostly indoor animals, you will not need to bathe them or clean their coat too often. These traits make the Boston Terrier even more desirable.

5. They shed minimally

Boston Terrier coats don’t shed much, and therefore you will not need to brush them too often. This in turns lowers grooming needs and the risk of other related health problems that can come with dog coats becoming dirty.

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