The Boston terrier pets are the first non-sporting dog to be bred in the U.S. As the name suggest, this breed comes from Boston, Massachusetts and was bred down from the terrier and bull pit – fighting breeds. Indeed for a long time now, these breeds have consistently found a top 20 breeds position in the American Kennel Club dog registrations. This happy and cheerful dog has indeed found its way into many hearts with its cheerful disposition and excellent companion traits. They are one of the best companions to be found in the dog bred for the entire family.
They are endowed with brains that very well match to their enthusiasm to adapt to new things and learn them well. The Boston terrier is extremely demonstrative and very well mannered. One can hardly resists a puppy and deserves a cuddle with their charming looks and sweet attitude. Altogether, if you want to know how the Boston terrier is, then you will find him to be a compact, sturdy and small little creature, yet it is not delicate or fragile. It is commonly referred to as the American Gentleman. You will find them very playful, high-spirited and lively. It comes with a unique combination of strength, gracefulness, determinations and intelligence.
Due to their high alertness and enthusiasm in nature, they can easily learn new things and can be taught in a very few days. The dog is quite animated and thus makes you smile when you see one. They thrive on interaction with the humans and easily become a part of the family. They are easily loved by the children and can be very playful with them all day long and without any mood swings. They like to live constantly with people around them and are at their best with elderly as well as children of eight years.
The Boston terrier usually is a peace loving animal, but occasionally you may find them fighting with the other non-canine pets and sometimes with other dogs as well. However, owners should always remember that they are highly sensitive and can be affected by the home atmosphere easily and may change their mood due to such circumstances. They are also affected either negatively or positively by the tone of voice.
Finally, the Boston terrier may be difficult to housebreak and therefore a crate training method is highly recommended. However, take care not to use heavy-handed methods as they are rather sensitive in nature.