BOSTON TERRIER

BOSTON TERRIER

The Boston Terrier was developed in the United States and its ancestors were British Bulldogs and English White Terriers, but these breeds were considerably different from those we know today.

AVERAGE LIFESPAN

Blessed with heaps of personality Boston Terriers usually live up to 14 years of age, but given plenty of praise and attention and the proper nutrition will easily live to 16 years.

BREED PERSONALITY, CHARACTERISTICS AND TEMPERAMENT

Boston Terriers are lively, highly intelligent little characters, noted for their loving, affectionate personality. This is characterised by extreme devotion to family and friends, children, and other pets. The dog's bearing should convey an impression of determination, strength and activity. Symmetry, beauty, style and elegance are all hallmarks of this diminutive, but highly distinctive breed. In particular, the Boston's large dark, expressive eyes contribute to its characteristic and captivating demeanour. Boston Terriers are fastidiously clean and quiet to have around the house.

COMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER PETS

Excellent.

CARE REQUIREMENTS

As Boston Terriers tend to be naturally spotless and bear no doggy odour, they require no more than the barest minimum of grooming in order to maintain their sparkling appearance. Please take note: Not suitable for very young children.

IDEAL OWNERS

The Boston Terrier makes an ideal dog for those with limited room.

IN CONCLUSION

If you have decided that the Boston Terrier is the dog for you and you are prepared to devote the time needed to caring for a lively companion, contact one of the groups listed below:

Canine Clubs

Australian Capital Territory:New South Wales:
Dogs ACT
(ACT Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 815
Dickson, ACT 2602
Tel: 02 6241 4404
Fax: 02 6241 1129
Website: www.dogsact.org.au
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs NSW
(Royal New South Wales Canine Council Ltd)
PO Box 632
St Marys, NSW 1790
Tel: 02 9834 3022
Fax: 02 9834 3872
Website: www.dogsnsw.org.au
(Details current as of 10/10/2013)
Northern Terrority :Queensland:
Dogs NT
(North Australian Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 37521
Winnellie, NT 0821
Tel: 08 8984 3570
Fax: 08 8984 3409
Website: www.dogsnt.com.au/
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs Queensland
(Canine Control Council (Queensland))
PO Box 495
Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006
Tel: 07 3252 2661
Fax: 07 3252 3864
Website: www.cccq.org.au
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
South Australia :Tasmania :
Dogs SA
(South Australian Canine Association Inc)
PO Box 844
Prospect East, SA 5082
Tel: 08 8349 4797
Fax: 08 8262 5751
Website: www.dogssa.com.au
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs Tasmania
(Tasmanian Canine Association Inc)
The Rothman Building
PO Box 116
Glenorchy, Tas 7010
Tel: 03 6272 9443
Fax: 03 6273 0844
Website: www.tasdogs.com/
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Victoria:Western Australia:
Dogs Victoria
(Victorian Canine Association)
Locked Bag K9
Cranbourne, Vic 3977
Tel: 03 9788 2500
Fax: 03 9788 2599
Website: www.dogsvictoria.org.au/
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)
Dogs West
(Canine Association of Western Australia Inc)
Cnr Warton & Ranford Rds,
Southern River, WA, 6110
Tel: 08 9455 1188
Fax: 08 9455 1190
Website: www.dogswest.com
(Details correct as of 10/10/2013)