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The Boston Terrier Museum in This Texas Town is a Dog Lover’s Dream

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Two decades after a cute Boston terrier by the name of “AJ” became the beloved pet of Bob and Frances Hambright, the couple began a fascination with all things Boston terrier. In 1991, the Floydada, Texas, couple started collecting items that amassed into a veritable treasure trove. People have come from far and wide to tour their Boston Terrier Museum.

Operable for some 12 years now, the museum is loaded with pictures, collectibles, trophies, vintage advertisements, and so much more, all Boston terrier-driven. AJ may have been the first of his kind to bless their household with a passion, but he most definitely wasn’t the last! Visitors who call ahead are more than welcome to tour through the porcelain pieces, books, Christmas ornaments, pull-toys, and the like in downtown Floydada.

Video: Facebook/KCBD News Channel 11

Shared on the KCBD News Channel 11 Facebook page, this video gives you just a glimpse of what’s in store. Bob is a retired postal worker, and once he clocked his final hour, he and his wife left their Lone Star State address to tour the country searching for Boston terrier knickknacks. Following the passing of his wife, Bob continued with his collection, staying close to home more and visiting online sites and auctions. His collection eventually outgrew his old workshop, after which he moved into an abandoned pharmacy building. That was the birth of the Boston Terrier Museum of Floydada. Although the museum isn’t open regular hours, would-be visitors can call Bob ahead of time to book a tour. The number (which is also posted on the building’s exterior for passers-by) is (806) 983-5010. If you happen to have a hankering for some puppy love, Floydada is located roughly an hour’s drive northeast of Lubbock. Once you get there, be prepared for the most comprehensive collection of Boston terrier tchotchkes you can imagine!