Crate-training is recommended while housetraining your Boston Terrier. Even the most superior Frenchies have some tough competition in the Non-Sporting Group. If you're buying a puppy, it's a good idea to find out which genetic illnesses are common to the breed you're interested in, so you can ask the breeder about the physical health of your potential pup's parents and other relatives. As time went on, there was considerable objection to the name from both the Bulldog and Bull Terrier fanciers. Do you have young kids, throw lots of dinner parties, play in a garage band, or lead a hectic life? Nordic dogs such as Siberian Huskies were bred to range long distances, and given the chance, they'll take off after anything that catches their interest.
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Trim his nails once or twice a month if your dog doesn't wear them down naturally to prevent painful tears and other problems. Here's the full list of possible colors, what they're called in the breed and the genes that cause them. Brindle pieds are also not lighter-colored, as the pied gene is a pattern gene, and they are actually patterned, brindle dogs that must have a black nose. Liver pigment As with every dog, color should be the last thing a breeder should worry about. You may have to wait for several months to get a good quality Boston Terrier puppy from a qualified breeder. Balance, expression, color and white markings should be given particular consideration in the Boston Terrier, and neither breed should have a feature so prominent from either lack or excess that the dog appears poorly proportioned. If you remove the mismarks, you're left with a ratio of 1: