Boston Terriers stop growing between 12 and 14 months, which is when they reach their last puppy stage (or adolescence). Its weight normally ranges from 15 to 25 pounds, depending on its size. Because of their size, Boston Terriers stop growing and maturing faster than large dog breeds. Boston Terriers usually fall between 15 and 17 inches tall and are compact but sturdy dogs.
Boston Terriers, both male and female, will grow fully between 12 months and 14 months of age. This will depend on its size. Depending on their size, we can expect Boston Terriers to finish growing between 10 and 14 months. It is very likely that a smaller Boston Terrier will end up growing around 10 to 12 months of age.
It can take up to 14 months for a larger puppy to reach adult size. The fastest growth was between 8 and 16 weeks. Then it began to decline because they take another 8 months to reach their (almost) full adulthood. If your Boston Terrier is a mix or comes from an unknown origin, it may be more difficult to estimate its final size.
If you have decided to adopt your new member of a breeder's family, they will be able to tell you about the average size of puppies and adult Boston Terriers in litters. Knowing what you can reasonably expect from your Boston during its development is very helpful for dog parents. It may surprise you to learn that the difference between male and female Boston Terriers in size and height is very small. Orbit, on the other hand, got fixed after her second heat and she is definitely closer to the Boston Terrier Standard than Maggie.
Male or female Boston Terriers will stop growing between 12 months for smaller sizes and 14 months for larger sizes. Also, if you have a male Boston Terrier, they will be slightly larger than a female, and the time it takes for your male Boston Terrier to reach maturity can take up to 14 months. Usually, Boston Terriers that are fixed too early tend to have longer legs and do not have the “square shape that Boston Terriers are known for. However, it is important to note that if you find that the weight of your Boston Terrier is significantly less than any of the numbers that are in the table, you should make an assessment of your health.
Before you get started, all you need to know is Boston's date of birth and how much they currently weigh. Below are the breed clubs, organizations and associations where you can find additional information about the Boston Terrier. It may be that your Boston Terrier is too small and you have a higher risk of developing various health problems. Depending on the parents, genetics and diet of the Boston Terriers, the growth trajectory may be faster.
Silent film star Pola Negri, lover of Rudolph Valentino, would have taken her Boston Terrier, Patsy, with her everywhere, including restaurants and nightclubs. The small size and cheerful and affectionate nature of the Boston Terrier make it a great pet and family companion.