Boston Terrier Dog
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Boston Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Boston Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Boston Terrier is basically a masculine dog, though small in size. Generally, you will find the Boston Terrier Dogs well compact in terms of body build. The Boston Terrier Dog has the honor of being developed into a breed in America, hence the name Boston Terrier Dog was formed. Boston Terrier Dogs, also are called Boston Bulls. They were originally bred to be a fighting dog.
Boston Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Boston Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Boston Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Boston Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Boston Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
An average Boston Terrier Dog, has shoulders width ranging within the range of 15 to 17 inches (38.1 to 43.18cm) on the shoulders and a weight of about 17 to 25 pounds (43.18 to 63.5cm). It features are a square head, ears that are medium sized, short tail that doesn’t call for any docking and a short, neat coat colored in seal, black and brindle with white markings.
As its name goes, the Boston Terrier Dog originated from Boston in the United States. Initially, it is said to have been a big dog, with an estimated 45 pounds (20.41kg) of weight. During these times, it was majorly bred for fighting purposes. Later, the Boston Terrier Dog breed was developed into a better species, one with improved disposition and a much more sensitive dog.
The Boston Terrier is quite popular amongst many dog lovers. They make an excellent companion to their masters. The Boston Terrier Dog are compatible with all family members, regardless of one’s size, age or any other physical trait. They love it when they are taking part in family activities, doing every move with passion. However, some supervision needs to be exercised when the Boston Terrier Dog are around very little children.
A Boston Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Boston Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Boston Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Boston Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Boston Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Boston Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Boston Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Boston Terrier Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Boston Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Boston Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Boston Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Due to its short structured face, you should always pay attention to the Boston Terrier Dogs breathing systems. You should bear in mind the probability of heat stress due to the breathing problems. A stub-nosed dog, like Boston Terrier Dogs has trouble cooling the air going into their lungs as efficiently as a longer-nosed dog, and that's what makes them much more susceptible to heat stress. The Boston Terrier Dog might also suffer from a condition commonly referred to as snort attack. This is a kind of problem that develops from prolonged snoring. The short coat, helps them being able to stand extremely cold weather. Boston Terrier Dogs have trouble with passing gas a lot, this is just who they are, this has a lot to do with their diet, so changing the dogs food may be necessary more than one time to get it right.
Boston Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Average body temperature for a Boston Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Boston Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Boston Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Boston Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Boston Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Boston Terrier Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Boston Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails