That is an excellent question for any new Terrier owner to ask. Boston Terrier puppies are so little and sweet. If a person is not familiar with this breed, they may not realize what a full-grown Boston Terrier will weight and how tall and long it will be as an adult.
How big will my Boston Terrier get?
An adult Boston Terrier is still considered to be a member of the smaller dog breeds. They will reach adulthood at approximately 10 to 14 months of age. Males usually weigh anywhere from 15 to 25 pounds and females weigh between 10 to 20 pounds. Their height at their shoulders is about 17 inches for the male and 16 inches for the female.
Maintaining Your Boston’s Size
This size is essential to maintain to help your Boston Terrier stay healthy. Being overweight is not something you want your dog to be for any reason. The exercise your Boston Terrier should receive is a walk for 20 to 40 minutes each day.
If you are feeding your dog a nutritionally balanced diet and giving him or her plenty of exercise, your Boston Terrier will most likely live from between 12 to 16 years.
The Boston’s size makes the perfect companion
The size and the weight of Boston’s make them the ideal companions for people who live alone and want a lap dog. But, do not rule out Boston Terriers for families.
Boston Terriers love kids, and they have endless energy when they have activities to do. Boston Terriers are bright and learn tricks and behavior quite quickly.
Size equals fun games
A Boston’s size also makes various dog agility games fun for your pet as well. Great at catching balls, frisbees, and agility runs, the Boston Terrier will have fun running through obstacle courses.
Boston Terriers also get along well with other dogs. Be mindful of other dogs’ temperaments. Remember, your little buddy is small. Be ready to scoop him up if a problem arises with a larger friend.
Basically, in regard to size, the Boston Terrier is light and short, but mighty in strength. Speedy and intelligent, kind and compassionate, this dog’s loyalty is hard to beat. A Boston Terrier is the perfect companion because of its size.
The size of the Boston Terrier is part of what makes Boston’s the perfect dog for a family, older person, someone with anxiety, or someone who just needs a friend. Small in stature, but rich in many other things, the Boston Terrier uses its size to become one of America’s favorite dogs.