11 months ago 11 months ago Awww 15 Amazing Facts About Boston Terriers You Probably Never Knew by Judy Powell 11 months ago11 months ago Facebook Twitter 4 Originally, they were considerably larger and used as fighting dogs. After dog fighting became illegal, the breed shrunk in size. Credit Judy Powell 11 months ago 5 In 1889, about 30 fanciers got together and organized the American Bull Terrier Club. Credit Judy Powell 11 months ago 6 The little dogs were first created in Massachusetts, so it only makes sense for the state to honor them as their dog emblem. The breed has held the honor since 1979. Credit Judy Powell 11 months ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.