Boglen Terrier

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Boglen Terrier History

The Boglen Terrier is a type of terrier that originated in the 19th century, when it was developed in Scotland. The Boglen Terrier is a medium-sized, agile, and hardy working terrier. The Boglen Terrier is a sturdy, medium-sized, and muscular dog. The head is square and is carried proudly. The muzzle is strong and broad, with a broad nose and a scissor bite. The eyes are medium sized, oval in shape, and almond shaped. The ears are V-shaped, set high on the forehead, and not too thick. The tail is docked either to 5 or 6 inches. The coat is short and dense, with feathering on the legs and a tapering tail. The coloring of the coat is tan, grizzle, or red with white markings. The Boglen Terrier is a loyal and devoted family pet. The Boglen Terrier is lively and full of energy. The Boglen is loyal and protective towards its family and home. The Bogle is an intelligent and capable hunter. The Bogle is brave and has strong guarding instincts. The Bogle likes to be with people and needs plenty of human companionship and affection. The dogs are friendly and outgoing with strangers. They are generally good with other dogs, but may be aggressive toward small animals. The dogs are wary of strangers and can become suspicious and aggressive if left alone.

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United States Of America

Boglen Terrier Physical Characteristics

The Boglen Terrier is a small, short-haired, terrier-type breed that is typically 16 to 18 inches in height and weighs between 20 and 25 pounds. They have a small, blunt, wedge-shaped head with round dark eyes and a straight, slightly arched nose. They have a straight, bushy tail that is carried high. They have a smooth, soft, shiny, and short, waterproof, single-layer, and medium-length coat that is either red, brindle, fawn, sable, or wheaten white with any of these colorings. They are energetic dogs that are easy to train and eager to please.

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Height Range

Male Height Range: 11 – 17 inches

Female Height Range: 11 – 15 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 10 – 40 lbs

Female Weight Range: 10 – 35 lbs

Boglen Terrier Health

Description of breed health.


10-15 yrs

Boglen Terrier Health Concerns

Patellar Luxation, Intervertebral Disc Disease, Hip And Elbow Dysplasia, Ear Infections, Cataracts, Skin Allergies, Dry Skin, Dental Disease, Obesity, Eye Infections

Boglen Terrier Temperament and Behaviour

The typical Boglen Terrier is an energetic, playful, and outgoing breed. They are known to be very loyal to their families, and are great friends with children and other household pets. They can get along with other dogs, but may chase small mammals and birds. They are generally easy to train, but may be stubborn at times.

Boglen Terrier Activity Requirements

Boglen Terriers are small, sturdy terriers that are named after the 19th century English bogler. They are very loyal and devoted to their families and make excellent companions. While Boglen Terriers are not a very active dog, they do enjoy a few short walks each day. They are also very playful and love a good game of catch. Boglen Terriers do best in homes with fenced yards or families who spend time outside. They are smart and curious, so they do best in a home where they are given frequent attention.

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Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Boglen Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Boglen Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Boglen Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Boglen Terrier is part of the Unclassified group.

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