November 2009

boston terrier wearing chritstmas sweater

1. Be especially patient with humans during this time. They may appear to be more stressed-out than usual and they will appreciate long comforting dog cuddles. 2. Do not assume that all the gifts are yours. 3. Tolerate being decorated. The humans love the way you look in your fake antlers. Remember, to smile for […]

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A friend of mine emailed this to me and I thought they were cute! If you have any more things that Boston terriers hate, feel free to add to the list in the comments section below … Enjoy! 1. Blaming your farts on them. 2. Yelling at them for barking … THEY’RE DOGS PEOPLE! 3. […]

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pros and cons

First off- what exactly does neutering entail? It’s simply the removal of testicles so that your dog can’t inadvertently make puppies! If you’re wondering whether or not you should have your Boston terrier neutered, look no further – here are the pros and cons of the procedure: The Pros of Neutering 1. Eliminates The Risk […]

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Boston terrier relaxing!

If you’re wondering whether or not you should have your Boston Terrier spayed, here are the pros and cons of the procedure: The “Pros” Of Spaying Your Boston Terrier No Pregnancy Scares! Boston terriers often have a hard time giving birth naturally. You are putting their health in jeopardy, whenever they are bred. Breeding Boston […]

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boston terrier

Hello all my Boston terrier lovers! I found these lists on-line and would like to pass them along to you! To All Non Dog Owners Who Complain About Our Pets 1. They live here. You don’t. 2. If you don’t like their hair on your clothing, then stay off the furniture. 3. I like my […]

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Boston terrier sleeping

1. Where does the pet store get their puppies? Most puppies sold in pet stores come from puppy mills—where dozens, or sometimes even hundreds, of dogs are kept in tiny, infested crates for their entire lives. There sole purpose in life is to reproduce. Puppies born in puppy mills often have genetic defects and health […]

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Boston terrier dancing

Wondering how to teach your Boston Terrier to dance? It’s a great exercise for your dog and it’ll be sure to get some laughs from your guests. It’s really not a hard trick for your dog to learn either. Here are some dancing lessons that are nice and easy to follow! Lucy and I’s first […]

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Canine Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that can give rise to an array of life threatening conditions. If your Boston terrier is diagnosed with lupus, the treatment plan will depend on what type of lupus your dog has. Both types of lupus (SLE and DLE) are caused by an autoimmune disorder that causes the body […]

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Boston terrier swimming

You may have heard the shocking story about the woman who died from drinking too much water for a radio show competition. The contestants were given eight-ounce bottles of water to drink every 15 minutes …

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Boston terrier with pink collar

Sadly, cancer is becoming more and more prevalent amongst dogs. The most common place for dogs to develop tumors is in their skin. Twenty to thirty percent of skin tumors in dogs are malignant. Skin tumors can be composed of mast cells, histiocytes, squamous cells, and melanin-pigmented cells. Boston terriers are predisposed to mast cell tumors […]

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What is Clicker Training?

by Colleen Fernandez

in Boston News

clicker-training

Clicker training is based off the idea of positive reinforcement. It’s a method of learning that uses no physical correction whatsoever. Some people reading this may think this method would never work—but on the contrary clicker training works incredibly well. Does Clicker Training Work On All Dogs? Clicker training works for all types of dogs […]

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marty and georgette the boston terrier

Just the other day my boyfriend gave me the best massage ever! I mean it was absolutely amazing – lotion, candles, the whole nine yards! We started to wonder if our Boston Terrier, Lucy, ever gets sore, and needs a massage too. Which got me thinking … Lucy is a very active little lady, and […]

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