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15 Things only Boston terrier owners know

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

Though the tough-looking mug of a Boston terrier can give you the impression these sturdy little dogs are ready to brawl, they are far more interested in being your best furry friend than fighting you. Here are a few more fun facts that only Boston terrier owners know to be true.

1. Despite that tough pugnacious face, Boston terriers are lovers not fighters

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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2. They may be small, but Boston terriers are sturdy canines that can hang with the big dogs

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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3. Boston terriers are exceedingly adaptable to your lifestyle

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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4. They are low-odor dogs when it comes to their coat but can clear a room with their frequent flatulence

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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5. Boston terriers sit and sleep in the most ridiculous positions

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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6. Spend even a few minutes with a Boston terrier pup and you'll immediately want one (or more)

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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7. The Boston terrier is an all-American canine and the official dog of Massachusetts

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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8. Their unforgettable facial expressions will make you laugh

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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9. Boston terriers don't understand your personal space unless it means they are in it

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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10. Despite the name, Boston terriers aren't recognized as terriers by the American Kennel Club

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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11. Boston terriers are shameless slobber monsters

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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12. Boston terriers show unbridled enthusiasm in everything they do

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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13. Don't let their small size fool you — Boston terriers can make big messes if left alone

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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14. Boston terriers get along famously with other pets

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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15. The Boston terrier's life mission is to be your best friend forever

Boston terrier owners think their dogs rule and here's why

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