The brindle Boston Terrier is preferred (according to most breed standards) over seal or black, provided all other qualities are identical. "Brindle" is described as a coat coloring in animals, particularly dogs, cats, cattle, donkeys and horses, where there are streaks of color that are darker than the base coat. It is sometimes described as "tiger striped", however, the Boston Terrier brindle pattern is much less pronounced than that of a tiger's coat.
The preferred brindle BT is characteristically marked with white in proportion to the brindle pattern. Ideally, white should cover the following areas:
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