If you are thinking about a puppy to live with you in an apartment, you should think about a Boston Terrier. You'll find Boston puppies for sale by excellent breeders everywhere. Since Boston terriers are 15 to 17 inches in height and weigh about from 10 to 25 pounds, they are small enough for any apartment. The wonderful thing about Boston Terriers is that they are not "yappy", some small breeds of dogs, so you should not have any problem with your neighbors. Bostons are loving and happy dogs who will bring a lot of joy to your life. To see Boston terriers in action, check out a Boston terrier video on YouTube. Better yet, go see some Boston puppies for sale.
The colors of AKC Standard Boston terriers are black, brindle or seal (black with red highlights). Bostons have white face markings that make each dog truly unique. They also have a white chest and white on their front legs and back paws. When you go see Boston puppies for sale, you will notice that each dog is distinguishable by his white face markings.
You will also find that there are Boston puppies for sale that are other colors. While these colors are not the standards accepted by the American Kennel Club, the dogs themselves are AKC registered, as long as both parents are purebred AKC Bostons. One kind of "colored" Bostons is the chocolate or brown Boston terrier. Another kind is a "blonde" or white terrier. When you call a Boston breeder, ask about the colors of his or her Boston puppies for sale.
You'll be pleased to know that Boston puppies for sale by good breeders are smart and can be traced easily. Bostons respond beautifully to praise in training, as well as patience and consistency. They are quite sensitive to voice tone, which so loud commands are not effective (and it would not be a good idea in an apartment anyway.)
Boston terriers are very happy to be indoors most of the time. Of course, you'll need to take them out periodically in the day, but they will not want long walks that you'd need for some other dogs. Also Bostons should generally not spend a lot of time exercising in hot or cold weather, which is a fine quality for those of us who do not want to do that for ourselves.
If you are an empty nester who is downsizing, you'll be interested to know that Bostons are really wonderful with us older folks. They'll enjoy the visits by grandchildren and then they'll be perfectly happy to take a nice nap with you.
Whatever age you are, you'll love having a Boston terrier. When you see the Boston puppies for sale, you'll have a wonderful time picking just the right puppy. You'll always be glad you made the decision to get a Boston terrier as your companion.