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.

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I just adopted a Red Boston Terrier/ Australian Shepard mix !! What a great little dog !! She’s friendly, smart,very loving,playful !! Perfect size !! for me to lift and bathe ,not to small or large -28 lbs.!! She’s approx. 11 months old, looking forward to many wonderful years ahead with my Sienna!! her color and markings are eye catching !!


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