Boston terrier


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Boston terrier,

breed of small, lively nonsporting dognonsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs that may formerly have been bred to hunt or work but that are now raised chiefly as house pets and companions.
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 developed in the United States in the second half of the 19th cent. It stands between 14 and 17 in. (35.6–43.2 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 13 to 25 lb (5.9–11.3 kg). Its short, smooth, glossy coat may be brindle or black, both with white markings. One of the few breeds native to the United States, it was developed in Boston from a cross between the bulldog and a now extinct white English terrier. Since its perfection in the 1880s, the Boston terrier has steadily increased in popularity as a companion and house pet. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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'Boston terriers can be wild sometimes, and are pretty high energy,' Hsuan said.
The pathogenesis is thought to be due to supporting conjunctiva tissue abnormalities and weakness in connective tissue attachment of nictitating membrane gland to periorbital tissues (Morgan et al., 1993; Maggs, 2008).The etiology of cherry eye has been suspected to be of genetic origin based on the increased prevalence of condition in certain breeds, such as cocker spaniels, beagles, basset hounds, and brachycephalic dogs including Boston terriers, Lhasa apsos, Shih tzus, Pekingese and English bulldogs (Mazzucchelli et al, 2012).
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