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Boston Terrier Breed Information

Note: This breed does not tolerate the heat well and is sensitive to anesthesia. It is prone to corneal abrasions. Caesarian deliveries are commonly needed.
Average Size of Male: Height: 15 - 17 inches, Weight: 10 - 25 pounds
Occasionally seen: Deafness, hydrocephalus, esophageal achalasia, distichiasis, persistent right aortic arch Major concerns: none
Minor concerns: Cataract, PDA, patellar luxation, stenotic nares
Average Size of Female: Height: 15 - 17 inches, Weight: 10 - 25 pounds
Life span: 10 - 14 years
Suggested tests: None

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Our 14 year old Lily (BT) has Cushings and heart murmur that we have been aware of for about a year. Now she is getting very large pot belly and swollen legs, hard for her to get around. She doesn't s... - john101

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